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Monday, August 9, 2010

Karpov, Kasparov To Visit Angola


Luanda — The great Russian masters of Chess, Antoli Karpov and Gary Kasparov are set to arrive in the country in the first week of September to take part in a forum dubbed "The Development of Chess in Africa".
The information was reported by the secretary-general of the Angolan Chess Federation (FAX), Abrão dos Reis. The mini-summit, according to that official, will also address the methods to support the candidature of the chairman of the Angolan Chess Federation, Aguinaldo Jaime, to one of the vice-presidencies of the International Chess Federation (FIDE).
The candidacy of the great Russian master, Antoli Karpov to the future presidency of FIDE is also b discussed during the mini-summit to be held at one of the hotels of the country's capital city.
During the meeting, the chairman of the federations will also examine a single document aimed at granting unconditional support to the Russian candidate to the presidency of the ruling body of chess worldwide.

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