In July of 2011 in the city Alien (United Arab Emirates) on the basis of the hotel Danat hosted the world Congress of chess. The event was visited by many famous people, including Kirsan Ilyumzhinov – President of the world chess Federation (FIDE). The event was visited by the journalist Muhammad Dahamshe, which managed to talk with such an interesting person.
K. Ilyumzhinov. is the President of FIDE since 1995. During this period he was involved in huge number of interviews on various topics. It would seem that all the questions have already been answered. However, interviews with Muhammad Degase is distinguished by originality of questions and proves the opposite.
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How do you see the dress code of professional chess player?
Many designers send us clothing collection. The best collection will be selected and will face FIDE period of one year. We also have a beauty contest among female chess players, where the winner will become a messenger of peace for one year. I think you need to hold a beauty contest among the male players. I can officially declare that we will work on positive image of chess players!
What do You think about the scandals associated with the illegal use of technical means with the purpose of assistance of classic chess tournaments?
The more we struggle with this problem, the more they invent…
During the match Topalov-Anand last year, we invited the FSB who have installed special equipment. It took 100 thousand dollars. Even if we will install similar equipment at tournaments worldwide, this will not solve the problem at the regional and qualifying tournaments, because the equipment is very expensive and payment is due FIDE. For this reason, from the 20th of October, I will propose the rejection of the classical chess and the transition to rapid…
What do you dream?
My dream is to see to 1 billion people play chess! At the moment we have about 500 million people, but I think that in the coming years this figure will increase.
Author Muhammad Dahamshe
The authors of web-club Fenix-64 express huge gratitude to Muhammad Dahamshe for the material.