– Garry Kasparov attempted to destabilize the elections. Did you expect such a move from him?From the Chess Olympiad website
– Of course, but I answered with my serenity, regulations of the General Assembly and the law. Kasparov tried to create a conflict; however, he understood everything and admitted that there would be elections. I emphasize that General Assembly session was open to observers – journalists and you witnessed everything yourself as well.
– Has Karpov accepted your proposal to become FIDE Vice President?
– I would be glad if he does. In his turn he promised to think it over…
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Ilyumzhinov: "I expected that Kasparov would attempt to destabilize the elections"
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