FIDE President`s meetings. Print
Tuesday, 19 June 2007 00:00
On 18 June 2007 the Head of the Republic of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Ukraine and attended the Opening Ceremony of the International Chess Tournament AeroSvit 2007 that is being held from 17 to 30 June 2007 in Foros. .

On 18 June 2007 the Head of the Republic of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Ukraine and attended the Opening Ceremony of the International Chess Tournament AeroSvit 2007 that is being held from 17 to 30 June 2007 in Foros. Twelve Grandmasters are competing for the prize fund of 100 thousand USD in a round robin. More detailed information on participants, results and photos is available on the official web site of the event.

The Vice Prime Minister of the Ukraine Dmitry Tabachnik, the General Director of the AeroSvit Ukrainian Airlines Aaron Mayberg and the President of the Ukrainian Chess Federation Viktor Petrov also took part in the opening ceremony.

During his stay in Ukraine Mr. Ilyumzhinov had a meeting with Mr. Ralif Safin, member of the Russian Federation Council to discuss future cooperation in the field of investments to the economy of the Republic of Kalmykia.






 
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