Congratulations to Anatoly Karpov! Print
Monday, 23 May 2011 07:25

Dear Anatoly Yevgenyevich!

Today you are celebrating your 60th anniversary. On this wonderful day the leadership of FIDE sincerely and heartily congratulates you and wishes you success in your work and in the realization of sports and social programmes aimed at the development and promotion of professional and amateur chess.

Having achieved great results in your chess career, having won the title of 12th World Chess Champion, for many years you have remained loyal to chess. Your professionalism and dedication to this great game will help you in your position as FIDE Ambassador to actively promote chess all over the world. The name of Anatoly Karpov is known in all corners of the world. Everyone acknowledges you as one of the greatest chess players.   

Enjoy your birthday and thank you for your great contribution to chess.  

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

FIDE President

Congratulation to Anatoly Karpov

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