Today, January 29th 2019, in Minsk an Agreement between FIDE and the Organisers of the 2022 World Chess Olympiad, 2020 FIDE Women's World Cup, 2021 FIDE World Chess Cup and 2022 FIDE Congress was signed.
The Agreement was signed by FIDE President A. Dvorkovich, on behalf of FIDE, and Ms. A. Sorokina. President of the Belarus Chess Federation and Mr. S. Kovalchuk, Minister of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus, on behalf of the Organisers.
During his visit to Minsk, the FIDE President also met with President of Republic of Belarus, H.E. A. Lukashenko to discuss the future of the mutually beneficial relationship between the World Chess Federation and the Republic of Belarus.
Mr. S. Kovalchuk, Minister of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus, FIDE President A. Dvorkovich and President of the Belarus Chess Federation Ms. A. Sorokina