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Turkish Version of Playchess Launched
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On the free day of I.Isbank Atatürk International Women Masters, which coincided with the first day of FIDE Presidential Board Meeting, there was a press conferece to introduce the full Turkish version of Playchess(Satrançoyna is the Turkish name). FIDE President and President of Kalymkia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, TCF President Ali Nihat Yaz?c? and PR Director of Türkiye ?? Bank Suat Sözen attended the press conference together with the top FIDE executives. After the introduction, Kübra Öztürk, two-times European Under 16 Girls played an exhibition game against Keti Tsatsalashvili,who was in world champion Under-16 Girls Canary Islands,Spain. The second exhibition game was between Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Kübra Öztürk.

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Frederic Friedel, his excellency Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Ali Nihat Yaz?c? and Florencio Campomannes

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Frederic Friedel, the co-founder of ChessBase who prepares the English page and Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the encumbent president of FIDE and Kalykia, together with his assistant Berik Balgabaev.

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Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Suat Sözen, Director of PR of Türkiye ?? Bank and Ali Nihat Yaz?c? in the press conference.

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Kübra Öztürk and Emine Yan?k, one of the Sysops of PlayChess checking if everything is in order uring the exhibition game.

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Kübra Öztürk in action against Keti Tsatsalashvili who was at Canary Islands, Spain for the moment.

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Kübra Öztürk in action

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His excellency Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in action

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Kirsan Nikolayevich and Kübra together afterwards...

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Kübra Öztürk giving interviews

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From left to right: Lakhdar Mazouz, David Jarett, Kurt Jungwirth, Nigel Freeman, Florencio Campomannes, Kübra Öztürk, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Ali Nihat Yaz?c?, Peter Rajcsanyi, William Kelleher and Lewis Ncube.

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FIDE President and FIDE Vice-President and TCF President Ali Nihat Yaz?c? who assumed office last November.
 AWM 2008