Ilyumzhinov files defamation lawsuit agaisnt ex-champion

3rd June 2010, Comments 0 comments

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the Russian Republic of Kalmykia and President of the World Chess Federation FIDE, has filed a defamation lawsuit against the world’s 12th chess champion Anatoly Karpov. In an interview for the online newspaper, Ilyumzhinov explained that Karpov’s statements were discrediting FIDE’s activities.

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