Posts Tagged ‘chess’
News from World Chess Championship [ Ru ]: The sportswoman of the Republic of Kalmykia, won a bronze medal at the World Chess Championship among juniors. It was reporting by head of Sports Department.
Sportswoman of Kalmykia Dordzhieva Dinara was third on the basis of chess Junior World Championship (U 20), which Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Azerbaydzhan, chess, Colombia, Dordzhieva Dinara, India, International tournament, Italy, Kalmyk sportsmens, Kalmykia, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, World Chess Championship, World Chess Championship among juniors, World Chess Cup
Tourists from Japan visited Republic of Kalmykia
Today, on July 12, in Elista, the capital of the Republic of Kalmykia, tourists from Japan visited the Buddhist temple «Gold monastery of Buddha», reported by the head of Department of Tourism and of Fund of Development of Tourism of Kalmykia.
According to the head of Department of Tourism, tourists from Japan Read the rest of this entry »Tags: chess, Chess city, Elista, foreign tourists, Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni, Japan, japanese tourists, Kalmykia
Kalmykia News: Would you like to learn to dance salsa with a passionate Spanish or with a hot Argentinian? I’m sure you would, even if you have no experience.
Two years ago I’ve decided to set up my own studio with dance teachers from other countries and cities. Without thinking, I went to New York to find some. I visited several dozens of studios, met many different choreographers and realized that it was the first step of creating something big.
That is how ‘World Dance Travel’ was created in New York. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: chess, Dance Party, Dorji Pompaev, Elista, Kalmykia, London, New York, Russia, World Dance Travel
Chess City of New Vasyuki built for the World Chess Olympiad XXXIII.
Idea of FIDE president, billioner Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (first president of Kalmykia republic 1993-2010).
Today a group of the USA tourists came to Elista, the capital of Kalmykia. The tourists saw the places of interest in Elista and the history of the Kalmyk people.
Kalmyk guides told a lot of interesting about Buddhism, buddhistic monks an Buddha in English.
The USA tourisct decided Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhist monks, chess, Chess city, Egyptian restaurant, Elista, excursion, Faraon, foreign tourists, Kalmyk dishes, Kalmykia, restaurant Pharaon, restaurants, Today, USA, wild animals
Communication operator “MegaFon” has gained appreciation for the organization of Internet access during Vladimir Putin’s visit to Kalmykia
April 18, 2013, the Republic of Kalmykia. The communication operator “MegaFon” organized broadband Internet access during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Kalmykia, reported IT-department of KalmykiaNews.
Communication operator provided service high-speed wireless Internet access in the cottage Chess City that housed the administration of the President of the Russian Federation, reported independent agency “KalmykiaNews”. Data transfer rate up to 20 Mbit/s. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: broadband Internet access, chess, Chess city, communication operator, Denis Golikov, Elista, highest award, Kalmykia, Megafon, modern equipment, modern technology, President of Russia, Russia, telecommunications, Visit to Kalmykia, Vladimir Putin, WiMAX, WiMAX technology
On February 1-2, the FIDE President visited Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. He participated in the congress of the Kyrgyzstan Chess Federation and had meetings with the country’s Government.
On the first day of his official visit President Ilyumzhinov met with Erlan Abdyldaev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Kyrgyzstan.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al-Nehyan, Continental President for Asia, was also present at the meeting held in a pleasant atmosphere (Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Erlan Abdyldaev are graduates of Moscow State Institute of International Relations.) The possible cooperation between Government Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Berik Balgabaev, Bishkek, chess, Erlan Abdyldaev, FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Kyrgyzstan, Milan Turpanov, Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al-Nehyan, Zhantoro Satybaldiyev
Topic of my discussion is about me, because I have unusual life story.
My name is Olga. My family is good and successful; my parents brought me up as a kind, helpful and clever girl. At school I always studied hard and my mother took me to different societies: to art school, to the center for talented children for learning English and computer classes, bell dances. To tell the truth, I felt myself as a “blue stocking”, I had no private life and friends, but after finishing school my life abruptly changed. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: blue stocking, chess, Chess city, China, Elista, girls, Indian dances, kalmyk tea, Kalmykia, Ketchenery, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, language practice, language practice in China, President of Kalmykia, Russia, songs, students, studio Pelicon, The Celestial Empire, topic, TV
Yesterday the 1st President of the Republic of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Azerbaijan on a working visit, where in Baku he met with H.E. Ilham Aliyev, president of the Republic of Azerbaijan. During the meeting, the issues of chess development, in particular the realisation of the Azerbaijan government programme for chess development in 2009-2014, were discussed.agreement of cooperation, Azerbaydzhan, Baku, chess, Chess in schools, Elman Rustamov, FIDE, FIDE Congress, Ilham Aliyev, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of FIDE, Winter Olympics, World Chess Olympiad
An interview with globe-trotting chess promoter, former president, and freelance diplomat Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.
INTERVIEW BY JOSHUA E. KEATING. MAY 9, 2012
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov garners an awful lot of press for the president of the World Chess Federation. But he’s not exactly your average chess buff. From 1993 to 2010, he was president of the Russian republic of Kalmykia and became known for his efforts to transform the remote Buddhist region into an international chess mecca as well as for his frank comments about an encounter with aliens he claims to have had in 1997. (He was also widely criticized for his autocratic rule over the impoverished republic.) Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Anatoly Sobchak, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Clinton, Boris Yeltsin, chess, Chess city, Chicago, China, Dalai lama, Damascus, Dharamsala, Elista, FIDE, France, Hollywood, Hollywood stars, India, interview, Japan, Jimmy Carter, John Paul II, Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Kofi Annan, Libya, Mikhail Gorbachev, Moscow, Muammar Gaddafi, President of Kalmykia, Russia, Saddam Hussein, Saint Petersburg, Steven Seagal, Syria, visa, Vladimir Putin, World Chess Federation
FIDE held it’s Second Quarter Presidential Board Meeting in Elista at the same time as celebrating its President, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s 50th Birthday. Amongst the celebrations, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was awarded the title of Hero of Kalmykia.
The President thanked the leadership of the Republic of Kalmykia, municipality of Elista, City Chess and the FIDE Elista Office for the excellent organisation of the Presidential Board meeting. He advised the Presidential Board that an agreement had been made with CNC and therefore he had signed the Agreement between FIDE and AGON. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: AGON, Batumi, Blitz Championship, Caissa, Caissa Award, chess, CNC, Elista, FIDE, Georgia, Greece, Hero of Kalmykia, Hou Yifan, Istanbul, Kalabaka, Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov birthday, London, Makropoulos, President of FIDE, Presidential Board, Singapore, Turkey, Women's World Rapid, World Amateur Championship
Thousands of residents and guests of Blessed Kalmykia took part in this ritual that was held at the Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni.
People meditated for the benefit of all people in the world. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist monks, Buddhist ritual, ceremony, chess, Dhammakayya, Dhammakayya Foundation, Dmitry Medvedev, Elista, FIDE, Gyudmed Monastery, images, Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, photos, Russia, Thailand, Today, Vladimir Putin