The opening of Chess Academy in Tbilisi Print
Tuesday, 23 July 2013 06:21

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On the International Chess day, June 20th, the FIDE President arrived to Tbilisi, Georgia, where he participated in the opening of Tbilisi International Chess Academy named after the 5th World Chess Champion Nona Gaprindashvili.
At the opening also present were Deputy Minister of Sports of Georgia Zurab Azmaiparashvili, President of Georgian Chess Federation Giorgi Giorgadze, the 7th World Chess Champion Maia Chiburdanidze and the 5th World Chess Champion Nona Gaprindashvili.

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Ceremony of cutting the ribbon

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The logo of Tbilisi International Chess Academy in the background

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FIDE President and two World Chess Champions

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Deputy Minister of Sports of Georgia Zurab Azmaiparashvili, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, 5th World Chess Champion Nona Gaprindashvili, President of Georgian Chess Federation Giorgi Giorgadze

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Academy cake


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7th World Chess Champion Maia Chiburdanidze, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Deputy Minister of Sports of Georgia Zurab Azmaiparashvili

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Zurab Azmaiparashvili as a second of Maia Chiburdanidze

 
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