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News ‘June, 2010’

Olympic Champion Armenia supports Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Olympic Champion Armenia supports Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

On the same day, just an hour afterwards, Turkmenistan also expressed support, denying the previous statement of Anatoly Karpov. (see translation below scans of letters). With Armenia and Turkmenistan joining, the supporting federations are already 57.

Support for Kirsan Ilyumzhinov rises to 55 nations

Support for Kirsan Ilyumzhinov rises to 55 nations

The Philippines and region support comes as a logical response to the new tournament sponsorship programs arranged by FIDE. The support of Peru comes after a similar move, where OneFIDE team announced that “The first Latin American Cup will be organized in Peru in August. This new FIDE event will have a prize fund of a US $100,000!”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visits Croatia, Slovenia, and Turkey

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visits Croatia, Slovenia, and Turkey

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov did a tour among Balkan Peninsula on June 25-26, discussing chess development in the region with local federations and chess officials. Among the topics were the ongoing youth events, 2012 FIDE event bids, and the preparation for the Chess Olympiad 2012.

NACA Announces North American Chess Center

NACA Announces North American Chess Center

With the continual growth of chess in the Chicagoland area, thanks to the hard work and dedication of many chess organizers, the NACA has found that the time is appropriate to open up a full-time chess center. As such, the North American Chess Association (NACA) is proud to announce the opening of our first North American Chess Center in North America, here in the Chicagoland area.

Martha Fierro – Tatiana Kosintseva LIVE!

Martha Fierro – Tatiana Kosintseva LIVE!

Here you can follow the game Martha Fierro – Tatiana Kosintseva live with computer analysis.

Yifan Hou – Lilit Mkrtchian LIVE!

Yifan Hou – Lilit Mkrtchian LIVE!

Here you can follow the game Yifan Hou – Lilit Mkrtchian live with computer analysis.

Support for Kirsan Ilyumzhinov grows, 50 countries in the official list

Support for Kirsan Ilyumzhinov grows, 50 countries in the official list

The One World One Vision team has announced the support of the 50 National Federations. Meanwhile, Ilyumzhinov has launched chess sponsorship programs in the ASEAN and Latin American regions, sponsoring multiple championships.

Wang Yue – Carlsen LIVE!

Wang Yue – Carlsen LIVE!

Final round of the Bazna Kings 2010 chess tournament. Carlsen is leading by a full point and a draw will guarantee him sole first position.

Lilit Mkrtchian – Martha Fierro LIVE!

Lilit Mkrtchian – Martha Fierro LIVE!

Here you can follow live the game between Lilit Mkrtchian and Martha Fierro.

Maia Chiburdanidze – Pia Cramling LIVE!

Maia Chiburdanidze – Pia Cramling LIVE!

Here you can follow live the game between Maia Chiburdanidze and Pia Cramling.

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