Immediately after the start of the tour, a press conference with Arkadiy Dvorkovich was held, during which the FIDE President noted the high level of the Team Championship.

“The decision of the FIDE presidential Council to hold the World Team Championship in Kazakhstan is based on our trust in the Kazakhstan Chess Federation. We observe the quality of the organization of processes, responsible management approach to all issues, as well as serious support from sponsors and partners. It is obvious that chess in Kazakhstan is developing rapidly, and athletes show a high level of play,” concluded Arkadiy Vladimirovich.

Let us remember: from 4 to 14 March 2019, the AIFC building hosts the World Chess Team Championship in Astana, which is attended by 10 men’s and 10 women’s teams from 14 countries.

Live broadcast of the championship in Kazakh, Russian and English can be seen on the official website of the world Team championship:

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