Posts Tagged ‘President of FIDE’

FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov says Lavrov, Kerry will discuss his US entry visa refusal

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Moscow, Russia. FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov says Lavrov, Kerry will discuss his US entry visa refusal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will look into the situation over a US entry visa refusal to the Russian citizen Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who is President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), Read the rest of this entry »

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FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov asked Obama for US citizenship

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov BAKU, September 11. /TASS/. President of the International Chess Federation [FIDE] Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in a letter to the U.S. President Barack Obama asked for the U.S. citizenship.

Earlier, he sent a letter to the U.S. president and received a notification it was registered. Read the rest of this entry »

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Former President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has bought JSC “Togliattiazot”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov [ Ru ] Investments. President of FIDE and the former President of Republic of Kalmykia billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (Credit Mediterranee) has bought 51% of JSC “Togliattiazot” (Russia).

As President of FIDE billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has earned his billions can be found by visiting Read the rest of this entry »

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Former President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with the President of Chess Federation of Croatia Josip Leko

Today, January 22, 2013, Former President of Kalmykia, President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with the President of Chess Federation of Croatia Josip Leko.

President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has discussed the development of chess in Croatia with the President of Chess Federation of Croatia Read the rest of this entry »

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FIDE President, former President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov with congratulations

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov FIDE President, former President of Republic of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov with congratulations.

Dear friends!

As this special time of year arrives, I would like to take this opportunity to extend my sincerest wishes for a holiday season filled with happiness for you and those you love and to thank you for your continued hard work, support and dedication to the great sport of chess which is deeply appreciated. Read the rest of this entry »

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In Buddhist republic of Kalmykia will be delivered the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni November 27, 2012 President of FIDE, the former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with a delegation from Sri Lanka, reported by the Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

During this meeting it was agreed that in the spring of 2013, the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia will be brought the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment, according KalmykiaNews.

Recall that in 2011, former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Read the rest of this entry »

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Foreign princes traveled to Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia

Foreign princes traveled to Kalmykia Foreign princes traveled to Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia at the invitation of the former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, President of the World Chess Federation FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the billionaire. Read the rest of this entry »

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Working trips of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov On 23 of October the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (First President of Kalmykia) had a working visit to Dubai.

The FIDE President billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (First President of Kalmykia) had a meeting with Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. A chess development in the country was discussed during the meeting. A special attention was paid to the introduction of chess to the school curriculum.

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FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has started his page on social networking service Twitter

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov FIDE President billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (First President of Kalmykia) has started his Russian page on social networking service Twitter http://twitter.com/Ilyumzhinov, where he says that he is “glad to receive the wishes, responses and opinions. And not only about chess”.

Also the FIDE President billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (First President of Kalmykia) congratulated the students of Moscow State Institute of International Relations with MGIMO Day Read the rest of this entry »

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FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Azerbaijan on a working visit

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov 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.

Mr. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov stated that this programme is a good model of the proper government attitude to chess development for other countries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Russian oligarch buys Bulgarian oil company “Petrol Holding”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Queen of chess Alexandra Kosteniuk in Kalmykia Russian oligarch buys Bulgarian oil company “Petrol Holding”. Former President of the Republic of Kalmykia and President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, became a majority owner of the largest Bulgarian fuel distributor “Petrol Holding”.

The Switzerland-based company “Credit Mediterranee”, owned by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, has bought the shares of Dennis Jersov and Alexander Melnik which amounted to 52.5%, the remaining part of 47.5% belongs to the Bulgarian businessman Mitko Sabev.

For 17 years (between 1993 and 2010), Ilyumzhinov was president of Republic of Kalmykia – a constituent part of the Russian Federation (European territory of Russia). Read the rest of this entry »

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The President of the World Chess Federation and ex-president of Republic of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has bought a 52.5% stake in Bulgaria’s largest fuel company Petrol Holding

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov The President of the World Chess Federation and ex-president of Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has bought a 52.5% stake in Bulgaria’s largest fuel company Petrol Holding.

Swiss-based Credit Mediterranee owned by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov bought the 47.5% stake owned by Denis Ershov and the 5% stake owned by Alexander Melnik, Vedomosti Daily reports. Ilyumzhinov plans to buy 100% of Petrol and is currently engaged in negotiations with another shareholder Mitko Sabev, who holds a 47.5% stake.

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FIDE Presidential Board in Elista

Chess city 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 »

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Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Legendary billioner Kirsan Ilyumzhinov from Kalmykia.

Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov (Russian: Кирсан Николаевич Илюмжинов) was born on the 5th of April 1962 in Elista, the capital of the Kalmykia
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Concert in honor of the 50th anniversary of FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

FIDE In the evening, April 5, in Elista for members of the FIDE Presidential Board, representatives of the federations and the players will be given a concert in honor of the 50th anniversary of FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. Read the rest of this entry »

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