FIDE President`s Meetings in Vietnam Print
Tuesday, 21 November 2006 00:00
During his visit to Vietnam His Excellency Kirsan Ilyumzhinov had a meeting with Mr. Nguyen Danh Thai, Chairman of Vietnam Sports and Physical Culture Committee, Mr. Dang Tat Thang, Delegate and other officials of the Vietnam Chess Federation and discussed the organisation of the World Youth Chess Championship 2008. .

During his visit to Vietnam His Excellency Kirsan Ilyumzhinov had a meeting with Mr. Nguyen Danh Thai, Chairman of Vietnam Sports and Physical Culture Committee, Mr. Dang Tat Thang, Delegate and other officials of the Vietnam Chess Federation and discussed the organisation of the World Youth Chess Championship 2008.

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was a member of the Russian delegation which participated in the meetings of APEC in Hanoi from 17th to 20th November 2006. Mrs. Truong My Hoa, Vice President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam) hosted a dinner meeting for the FIDE President. Among the several topics discussed were the World Youth Chess Championships to be held in Vietnam in 2008 and the introduction of Chess in schools in Vietnam.

The following day, President Ilyumzhinov held discussions with Prof. Dr. Nguyen Danh Thai (Vietnamese Minister of Sports & Physical Culture and President of the National Olympic Committee). President Ilyumzhinov briefed the Minister on the World Youth Championships and the setting up of a Chess Academy in Ho Chi Minh City. He also informed him that the next Zone 3.3 Championships will be held in Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province.

16 November 2006 Mr. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, FIDE President had a meeting with Mr. Florencio Campomanes, FIDE Honorary President and Mr. Israel Gelfer, FIDE Honorary Vice-President and discussed the issue of FIDE activities.
A very attractive offer from Ali-Nihat Yazici, President of the Turkish Chess Federation, was received and the President has decided to hold the Presidential Board meeting in Antalya, Turkey, 26-29 January 2007.





 
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