International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov will miss the World Chess Championship in New York City after he failed with his attempt to be allowed into the United States.
World Chess Championship and the International Chess Federation (FIDE) have unveiled a chess map of New York to mark the start of the event in the city.
FIDE President confident he will be granted visa for World Chess Championship despite appearing on US sanctions list
International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has expressed his confidence that he will be allowed to enter the United States for the World Chess Championship.
American chess player hopes World Championship boycott will raise awareness of women "fighting discrimination" in Iran
American chess player Nazí Paikidze hopes her boycott of the 2017 Women’s World Championships will raise awareness of the "women of Iran fighting against discrimination every single day".
Trump Tower or the New York City Mayor's Office are considered among likely locatons for September's World Championship, according to International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.
Russia’s Kirsan Ilyumzhinov is prepared to take a lie detector test in order to be removed from United States sanctions lists and boost his campaign to be re-elected President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) in 2018, he has claimed.
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) is considering an unlikely bid to become part of the Winter Olympic Games, it has been reported.