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ECU PRESIDENT PAID A WORKING VISIT TO SKOPJE

The President of the European Chess Union, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, paid an official 2-days working visit to Skopje, where he met with the Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Zoran Zaev, the President of the National Chess Federation Mr. Blagoja Bogoevski and the Director of Agency of Youth and Sports, Mr. Darko Kaevski.

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Besides the very constructive discussion about the chess development in Europe as also future European competitions in the country, the President of ECU and the President of the National Chess Federation Mr. Blagoja Bogoevski signed the contract for organisation of the European Individual Chess Championship 2019, one of the most prestigious events in the ECU Calendar and qualification stage for the World Championship. The EICC 2019 will take place from 16th-29th March in Skopje.

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Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili also used the opportunity to invite Mr. Zoran Zaev to attend the Opening Ceremony of the 43rd Chess Olympiad, which will take place from 23rd September-6th October 2018 in Batumi, Georgia.

 

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