28 June 2017

Vladimir Putin Congratulated Russian National Women’s Team on Winning the World Championship

And wished them new achievements and success. 

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent a telegram of greetings to the members of the Russian national women’s team and their coaches on winning the World Team Chess Championship. 

The President said, in particular, in his message:

«Dear Alexandra, Ekaterina, Valentina, Aleksandra, and Olga!

I congratulate you on your triumph at the World Team Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk.

For the first time in the history of chess, your cohesive, result-oriented team has gained this prestigious title. In a tense and sharp fight you have demonstrated your highest skills and will to win. You have successfully proved that you are unconditional leaders in the chess world. 

Of course, I would also like to express my gratitude to your coaches.

I wish you further success and new achievements!»

Vladimir Putin