FIDE President visits Jersey and Guernsey Print
Monday, 16 June 2014 13:35

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Playing blitz with General Secretary of the Guernsey Chess Federation Fred Hamperl

On June 14th-15th the FIDE President visited Jersey and Guernsey. Short photo report on his visits to the islands.

With the President of the Jersey Chess Federation Louis Jouault

A friendly game of two presidents

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Chess battles outdoors in Jersey

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The young chess players of Jersey

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After Jersey on June 15th, the FIDE President travelled to Guernsey: Fred Hamperl (General Secretary of the Guernsey Chess Federation), Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, David Smith (VP of the Guernsey Chess Federation), Willy Iclicki (Belgium/Israel).

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Blitz with Fred Hamperl

Kirsan little chapel

Visiting a remarkable little chapel. Maw Euwe and Boris Spassky stood in the same spot many years ago.

More photos of the FIDE President’s visit to Guernsey on the Guernsey Chess Club’s website at

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