Brest will host the First Cup of the 12th World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov, BelTA learned from Anastasia Sorokina, Chairperson of the Belarusian Chess Federation and Vice President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE).
“These will be the men's, women's and youth national teams. We understand how much preparation needs to be done. Very soon, the current roster of the youth team will go to the 2018 World Youth Championships in Greece.
Chairperson of the Belarusian Chess Federation Anastasia Sorokina said that the new FIDE Presidential Board will convene in London in November to discuss tasks and prospects of the World Chess Federation for the near future.