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Moscow State Institute of International Relations hosted FIDE President’s Cup

The 1st FIDE President’s Cup for diplomatic corps was held on 13th February at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).

The event gathered 37 players from the ranks of diplomatic personnel, students, staff and guests of the Institute.

The participants were greeted by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrei Filatov, Vice Rector of MGIMO Artem Malgin and State Duma deputy Belan Hamchiev.

1st FIDE President's Cup for diplomatic corps

MGIMO student Stanislav Babarykin emerged winner with 6,5/7 points. Half a point behind were Jani Bogoevski from the Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia Jani Bogoevsky and Dmitry Zamega from the State Duma.

Moscow State Institute of International Relations is a university that belongs to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. It is the oldest and the most renowned school in Russia for preparing students for careers in international relations and diplomacy.

News by Boris Dolmatovsky

1st FIDE President's Cup for diplomatic corps

1st FIDE President's Cup for diplomatic corps

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrei Filatov

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