News & Reports Jul 18, 2014 | 1:18 PMby Tromso Olympiad 2014

Olympiad organisers to review FIDE letter

A press release has been issued from the organisers of the 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromsø in response to an open letter published on the World Chess Federation website.

Press release

Chess Olympiad Tromsø 2014 received today, at 09:00, an open letter from FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. The board of COT 2014 will now devote its time to reviewing this letter. COT 2014 will make its position known within the deadline set in the FIDE letter, that is, by Monday, 21 July, 11:00 (a.m.) Central European Time.

Until then, COT 2014 will not issue any further comment.

Contact: Head of Communications Jarle Heitmann

tel: (+47) 909 34 850

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