Tromsø Chess Olympiad Organizing Committee Accedes to FIDE View

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Breaking news: the Tromsø, Norway, World Chess Olympiad Organizing Committee has decided to allow the nine national federations previously barred from the tournament to participate in the Olympiad. As a reminder, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov submitted a formal objection to the Olympiad Organizing Committee, which sided with the International Chess Federation President’s position. Tournament organizers […]

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FIDE celebrates its 90th anniversary

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FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhninov has congratulated chess lovers and chess fans around the world with the International Chess Day. We note that today, on July 20, the International Chess Celebration celebrates 90 years since its inception. Please read on for the full text of FIDE President Kirsan lyumzhinov’s letter of congratulations.

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