Ilham Aliyev received International Chess Federation president


October 3, Fineko/ The Azerbaijani leader has received today Arkady Dvorkovich, the president of the International Chess Federation.

ABC.AZ reports that the meeting highlighted the long-term successful cooperation between Azerbaijan and the ICF. It was noted that our country, the development of chess, as well as other sports, also gives great attention and care at the state level. The successes of Azerbaijani chess players at international competitions were stressed.

During the conversation, the importance of the international chess tournament held in Shusha last month was touched upon, satisfaction was expressed with Arkady Dvorkovich's participation in the opening ceremony of the World Chess Olympiad among Teenagers under 16, held in Nakhchivan on 2 October.

The sides exchanged views on the upcoming important international chess tournaments in Azerbaijan.