Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to chess grandmaster Teymur Rajabov on the occasion of his victory at the FIDE World Cup in Russia’s Khanty-Mansiysk city.
“I extend my cordial congratulations to you as you won the FIDE World Cup in the Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk,” Ilham Aliyev said in his letter.
“Having put in great skill, perseverance and will to win, you opened a brilliant chapter in the history of Azerbaijani sport as our first chess player who claimed a World Cup. I wish you all the best and new victories,” said the president.
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