ECU President Silvio Danailov visits Iceland

From 9th to 11th of March the ECU President Silvio Danailov visited Iceland to help and support the realization of the ECU program “Chess in school”.   He also officialy opened the 7th round of Reykjavik Open 2014.


During his stay in Iceland Mr. Danailov, together with the chess legend Garry Kasparov, had a meetings with different very important persons:

Reception and dinner with the Prime Minister of Iceland, Mr. Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson


Meeting with the Minister of Education and Sport of Iceland, Illugi Gunnarsson


Meeting with the former FIDE President Fridrik Olafsson


With Gudmundur Thorarinsson, main organizer and promoter of the legendary chess match Fischer-Spassky 1972


With Einar S.Einarsson, Chairman of the Committee, which released Fischer from the prison in Japan


Silvio Danailov and Garry Kasparov met also with several Presidents of Scandinavian chess federations and visited the Fischer’s grave and museum in Selfoss.

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