FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov participated in a meeting of Ministers of Sports and Presidents of NOC. Print
Friday, 21 March 2008 00:00
On March 17, 2008, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov participated in a meeting of Ministers of Sports and Presidents of the National Olympic Committees of EU countries in Brdo, Slovenia. By special invitation of the organizers of the meeting FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov made a speech on the role of chess in the world today. The 12 Champion of the World, FIDE Delegate to the International Olympic Committee, Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov shared his own sport experience afterwards.
Please download FIDE President`s report in PDF format.
On March 17, 2008, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov participated in a meeting of Ministers of Sports and Presidents of the National Olympic Committees of EU countries in Brdo, Slovenia. The subject of the meeting was ``Social significance of sport and dialogue in sport``. The Chairman of the meeting was the Commissioner for Sports in EU Jan Figel. By special invitation of the organizers of the meeting FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov made a speech on the role of chess in the world today. The 12 Champion of the World, FIDE Delegate to the International Olympic Committee, Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov shared his own sport experience afterwards.

Please download FIDE President`s report in PDF format.

During his visit to Slovenia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov had a meeting with the Mayor of Ljubljana Zoran Jankovic, President of National Olympic Committee of Slovenia Dr. Janez Kocijancic and Minister of Education and Sport Milan Zver on 18 March 2008. Also FIDE President visited the Chess Federation of Slovenia.

Here are some photos from the meeting of Ministers of Sports and Presidents of the NOC:









The photos from the meeting of FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov with the Mayor of Ljubljana Zoran Jankovic:






The photos from the meeting of FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov with President of NOC of Slovenia Dr. Janez Kocijancic:




The photos from the meeting of FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov with Minister of Education and Sport Milan Zver:






On 19-20 March, 2008, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov holds the meeting of the FIDE Presidential Board in Istanbul, Turkey. The organizational questions of the upcoming World Chess Championship Match Anand-Kramnik, the Final Challengers Match Topalov-Kamsky and the preparations for the World Chess Olympiad in Dresden are to be considered during the meeting.

 
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