FIDE President in Shamkir

The president of International Chess Federation (FIDE), Arkadi Dvorkovich has come to Shamkir.

The Press Service of “Shamkir Chess 2019” Super-tournament, the aim of the trip of FIDE authority was to watch “Shamkir Chess 2019” Super-tournament in the memory of  late Azerbaijani grandmaster Vugar Hashimov. 

A. Dvorkovich met the chief executive of Shamkir Region, Alimpasha Mammadov and Mahir Mammadov, the vice-president of FIDE and Azerbaijan Chess Federation.

Being in the fifth round of the competition, the FIDE president made the first move in the game of Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Shahriyar Mammadyarov (Azerbaijan).

Afterwards, the FIDE president got acquainted with the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir, and wrote his best wishes to the memory book. Finally, Arkadi Dvorkovich answered the questions of journalists in the press conference.

The Press Service of "Shamkir Chess 2019"