President congratulated Arkadi Dvorkovich on his election as President of FIDE
President Armen Sarkissian congratulated Arkadi Dvorkovich on his election as President of FIDE.
The presidential message states:
“Please accept my sincere congratulations on your election as President of the World Chess Federation – FIDE.
This is a collective appreciation by the national federations of chess of your personality and your thoughtfulness towards the game. This attitude I have also witnessed during our recent meeting in Yerevan.
The game of chess requires not only special attitude but also particular aptitude and flexible mind. I am hopeful that the traditions and achievements which Armenia, our world-class chess players and thousands of chess players of different age have registered because of these qualities, will develop further in the spirit of partnership during your tenure in the FIDE.
I believe it will be a period of the active and promising cooperation and advancement for the entire chess community.
I wish you good health, creative thinking, and boundless energy.”