Onward and Upward

Kirsan meets Saddam

“Chess is a kind of human activity which has room for manifestations of both intellect and the competitive spirit. But this is a bloodless competition. FIDE’s motto is Gens una sumus. And personally, I approve of only one kind of battles – the ones that take place over a board with 64 squares.”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

kirsan and colonel

Program for the next four years:

  • Increasing the number of FIDE member countries to 205 (to include Mars and Saturn)
  • Rigging more elections
  • Hobnobbing with more mass murderers
  • Er, that’s it.

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