FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich visited Almaty, Kazakhstan Print
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 09:12

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On January, 31 – February, 1 FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich visited Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Arkady Dvorkovich had a meeting with the President of Kazakhstan Chess Federation Galimzhan Yessenov, visited Zhansaya Abdumalik Chess Academy, had a number of meetings with representatives of state and institutional bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, got acquainted with the work of the innovation park “TechGarden”, and took part in the second forum “Innovative Ecosystem of Eurasia”.

Following the meeting with the Minister of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, FIDE announced that World Team Championships will take place in Astana, Kazakhstan on March, 4 - 15. It is assumed that FIDE Presidential Board meeting will be held during this tournament.

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CEO Sanzhar Kettebekov shows TechGarden’s achievements to Arkady Dvorkovich

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President of Kazakhstan Chess Federation Galimzhan Yessenov and FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich

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Arkady Dvorkovich with Daniyar Ashirov, Zhansaya’s father and founder of Zhansaya Abdumalik Chess Academy in the class named after Judit Polgar

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A chess tournament was held in the Academy on the occasion of FIDE President’s visit

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More than 500 children learn chess in Zhansaya Abdumalik Academy with about 20 professional experienced teachers

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FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich and KCF Vice President Yerkin Israilov awarded the prize-winners

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From left to right: GM Darmen Sadvakasov, Kazakhstan NOC Secretary General Saken Mussaibekov, FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich, Minister of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, President of Kazakhstan Chess Federation Galimzhan Yessenov, Member of the Presidium of Kazakhstan CF Serik Akhanov, Executive Director of Kazakhstan CF Irina Grishchenko

 
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