Sergey Karjakin Supports Kirsan Ilyumzhinov for FIDE President

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Highly respected major Russian newswire ITAR TASS reports that Sergey Karjakin (Karyakin), the youngest chess player ever to become a Grandmaster, and currently one of the world’s strongest players who came in second at this year’s Candidates in Khanty Mansiysk, has made a statement supporting the incumbent World Chess Federation President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. “I will […]

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Swaziland to Vote for Ilyumzhinov; Kasparov’s African Campaign in Shambles


Swaziland, whose support Garry Kasparov has repeatedly announced, will cast its vote for incumbent FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. “The Swaziland National Chess Association is a very young member of the FIDE family, and we truly appreciate the support the current FIDE administration has given our Federation as we strive to grow our activities,” the formal […]

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