The meeting of FIDE’s president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Georgian Chess Federation’s president Giorgi Giorgadze took place at Tbilisi Chess Palace named after Nona Gaprindashvili.
President of FIDE was in Shamkor (Azerbaijan) at the opening ceremony of Vugar Gashimov’s memorial. After the meeting, which was under way in Tbilisi, went to Tsaghkadzor (Armenia) at the opening of World Team Championship.
The following issues were discussed at the meeting:
- The preparation process for the Men’s World Cup and World Chess Olympiad 2018
- Undergoing process of Georgian project “Chess in School”.
- The expulsion of Gaioz Nigalidze from Dubai International Tournament.