11-18th October in Halkidiki, Greece
The 80th FIDE Congress in taking place on 11-18th October in Halkidiki, Greece, under technical organization by ΑΜΟ Galaxias Sports Club. Among the other important decision, it was also announced that Sofia will host the next World Championship match between Anand and Topalov. Bellow are few photos from the from Congress and welcome ceremony.
FIDE celebrated 85th anniversary during the Congress welcome ceremony. Honorary guest was legendary Serbian Grandmaster Svetozar Gligoric