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Press conference with Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov had a press conference during the first rounds of the World Chess Championship 2013 in Chennai, India. Ilyumzhinov talks about the growing private sponsorship in chess, chess in schools, and even mentions at what moment he will step down from FIDE.

More: Official website / Live games / Live games 2 / Live games 3 /

Replay: Games commented by GM Vidit Gujrathi / Games commented by IM Aman Hambleton

Press conference: Game 1 / Game 2

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