ECU President Silvio Danailov visited Armenia and met with the President of the Republic of Armenia, Mr.Serzh Sargsian

On Saturday 15th, 2011, the ECU President, Mr. Silvio Danailov, visited Erevan (Armenia) and assisted as a VIP guest of the 60 birthday Jubilee of the legendary Armenian Grandmaster Rafael Vaganian at the Opera house in Erevan. After the celebration, Mr. Danailov had a dinner with the President of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Serzh Sargsian, who is on the same time President of the Armenian Chess Federation. Armenia is the first state in Europe where chess is obligatory discipline in the School curriculum.

During the formal dinner, one of the main topics was the further development of chess in this country. They discussed also the possibilities Erevan to host one of the big European Championships in 2013.

During his stay in Yerevan, Mr. Danailov also visited schools where he observed chess classes following which he visited the Chess House after Tigran Petrosian and Chess Academy where he had discussions with the authorities of the Armenian Chess Federation, Vice President Smbat Lputian and Secretary General Mr. Gaguik Oganessian.

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