Today, on August 28, the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev has sent a telegram to the organizers, the guests and the participants of the Women`s World Chess Championship:
"The fact that the contest of such a high level is being held in our country is another proof of the prestige of the Russian chess school known for its rich victorious chess traditions and famous names." Kabardino-Balkaria is accepting the most titled grandmasters of the world. They are sure to display their skills and will in a fair play. I am confident that the World Championship will become a real festival for all admirers of this fascinating sport and contribute to the development and strengthening international relations.
I wish success to all the participants of the Championship, and I am sure that the numerous admirers of this beautiful intellectual game will get unforgettable impressions".
The Press Service of the President and the Government of the KBR