Thursday, August 26, 2010


The World Chess Federation (FIDE) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (also the President of Republic of Kalmykia, Russia ) will be making a short courtesy visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the 27th August 2010 and he will be accompanied by FIDE General Secretary Mr Ignatius Leong and Mr. Berik Balgabaev.

As part of his day program , he will be visiting the various Ministries in Malaysia which includes a Courtesy call on Y.A.B Datuk Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Youth And Sports Minister at his Ministry office at Putrajaya, Courtesy call on Yang Mulia Tunku Tan Sri Imran Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar, President of Olympic Council Of Malaysia at the OCM office in Kuala Lumpur.

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (photo left) will be the Guest of Honour during the Flag Presentation Ceremony for the Malaysian Chess Delegation to the World Youth Chess Championship 2010 in Greece. MCF President Tan Sri Ramli Bin Ngah Talib will be present for the ceremony together with other federation officials and other invited guest.

Details for Flag Presentation Ceremony as below

Date : 27th Aug 2010 / Friday

Time : 2.30pm

Venue : 2nd Floor, Olympic Hall , Hotel Olympic , Jalan Hang Jebat, Kuala Lumpur

Source: Greogry Lau
Honorary Secretary
Malaysian Chess Federation

Post by : Hairul Abdul Hamid
Committee Member
Malaysian Chess Federation