FIDE Stand at SportAccord Convention Print
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 11:10

KNI Borg Freeman
On 27 May a FIDE stand was opened at the SportAccord Convention in the exhibition complex "Lenexpo", Saint Petersburg. Mr. Alexander Zhukov, Deputy Speaker of Russian State Duma and President of the Russain Olympic Committee stopped by FIDE stand on Tuesday and played a blitz game against FIDE President, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

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It was also visited by Mr. Azad Rahimov, the Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan and IOC member; AIBA President Dr. Ching-Kuo Wu, who is at the present time one of the contenders for the IOC President post, Mr. Nenad Lalovic, President of International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles, Mr. Mikhail Mamiashvili, President of Russian Wrestling Federation, Dr. Klaus Schormann, President of International Union of Modern Pentathlon and IOC member, Mr. Vyacheslav Aminov, President of Russian Modern Pentathlon Federation and many others.

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Later Mr. Alexander Zhukov, Deputy Speaker of Russian State Duma and President of the Russain Olympic Committee visited the FIDE stand once more to check the chess skills level of FIDE CEO Geoffrey Borg.

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