Anatoly Karpov Cup in the Kyrgyz Republichttp://fideforward.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Kyrgystan-1-Georgios-Makropoulos-and-the-President-of-KCF-Milan-Turpanov.jpg1245848FIDE ForwardFIDE Forwardhttp://fideforward.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Kyrgystan-1-Georgios-Makropoulos-and-the-President-of-KCF-Milan-Turpanov.jpg
FIDE Deputy President was invited to attend the 1st Anatoly Karpov Chess Cup which was held in Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul region from 28th of June till 8th of July. 76 players from Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan and numerous regions of Kyrgyzstan took part in the tournament. The age of the participants was 6-12 years.
Georgios Makropoulos delivered his speech at the closing ceremony and thanked the organizers for their hospitality and high-level organization of the event: “Great work has been done by legendary Anatoly Karpov, the Chess Federation of Kyrgyzstan and its very active President Milan Turpanov. Chess has a bright future in Kyrgyzstan!”