President of ECU congratulates Kirsan Ilyumzhinov
Thursday, 24 March 2011 10:29
|March 22, 2011TO: World Chess FederationMr. Kirsan IlyumzhinovPresident
On behalf of the European Chess Union I would like to express my sincerest congratulations to you on being named of the recipient of the order "Merit for the Fatherland" IV degree.
Having received this prestigious award from the President of Russia Mr. Medvedev, you have brought honor to the World of Chess which is very fortunate to have such a dedicated person as the President.
This is certainly the recognition of your leadership and I would like to thank you for significant contributions you brought to the World of Chess.
I wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!
President of ECU
the congratulatory letter.