Posts Tagged ‘Central Europe’

Croatia

Croatia Croatia

Officially the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe. It shares a coastline along the Adriatic Sea, and borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Italy to the west and southwest. Read the rest of this entry »

Geshe Wangyal

Geshe Wangyal Ngawang Wangyal [ De ]
(Wylie: Ngag-dbang Dbang-rgyal) (c. 1901-1983), popularly known as “Geshe Wangyal,” was a Buddhist priest and scholar of Kalmyk origin who was born in the Astrakhan province in southeast Russia sometime in 1901. Read the rest of this entry »

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visits Croatia

Croatia On June, 25 FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrived in Zagreb, where he had a working meeting with representatives of the Chess Federation of Croatia, reports ‘Susan Polgar Chess Daily News’.

General Secretary Ervin Sindik, a member Read the rest of this entry »