Archive for August, 2010

Representative of Imperial college visited Republic of Kalmykia

Representative of Imperial college (London) Anthony Dancer visited Republic of Kalmykia.

Elista, Kalmykia

Head of Republic of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov at the Umada Cup 2010 in Trinidad and Tobago

UMADA Cup On August 15-16, Head of Republic of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Trinidad and Tobago where he participated in the opening ceremony of the 1st Caribbean Cup – UMADA Cup.

The idea to hold such tournament was born two months ago during FIDE President’s visit to Cuba at the closing ceremony of Capablanca Memorial.

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FIDE President and also President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov to visit Trinidad and Tobago

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Inaugural Umada Cup international tournament starting on 14th August

The president of the World Chess Federation and also president of the Republic of Kalmykia, His Excellency Kirsan Ilyumzhinov will be gracing the shores of Trinidad and Tobago for the inaugural Umada Cup international tournament. This will be a special occasion for the chess fraternity as the current FIDE (Federacion Internacional des Echecs) president announced this new tournament-to take place every year in this region–will have an organisation and prize fund of US$40K.

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