FIDE President visited Universiade Village
Sunday, 10 June 2012
of June FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited the Universiade Village in
Kazan which was built specially for the Univerisade 2013. The Universiade Village is one of the
key venues of the 2013 Summer Universiade, a Games-time residence for
athletes and heads of delegations. The project of the Village was designed
according to the FISU requirements. Delegations will be accommodated in single,
double and triple rooms and will be provided with all the necessary facilities.
President visited the simultaneous exhibition of Master FIDE, chess teacher from
Nezhmetdinov’s school Ivan Gerasimov. Universiade
Village Mayor Farid Abdulganiev explained that the Universiade Village was
chosen to become a platform for the
development of such sports as chess and checkers. Therefore, in September a student chess club will start
working at the territory of the Universiade Village.
Farid Abdulganiev invited Kirsan Ilyumzhinov to visit one of the building where
Kirsan Nikolayevich was pleasantly surprised to meet his countryman living in
this house, a student at the Institute of Physics Course Nicholai Potoldykov.
Photo report is here .