FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has commenced his official visit to the countries of South East Asia.
First, he travelled to Laos. There he met with the leadership of the country, National Olympic Committee, Laos Chess Federation and mass media representatives. The topics of talks were chess development, realization of the FIDE programme "Chess in Schools" and organization of important international tournaments in Laos.
On the closing day of his working visit to Laos FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov played a simultaneous game on 30 boards with young chess players.
National Olympic Committee
FIDE President and Minister of Education of Laos
Minister of Energy of Laos
Prime Minster of Laos
A chess set to the Prime Minister
FIDE President and Minister of Finance of Laos
FIDE President and President of Laos Chess Federation
In chess federation of Laos
With members of Laos chess federation
Young chess players of Laos during the simultaneous game on 30 boards with FIDE President
After the game