Madrid, April 5
The fourth and decisive stage of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix will take place in Cyprus from May 15 to 28. The event will be held under the auspices of the Cypriot Chess Federation and with the support of Limassol-based Freedom Finance Europe, the European subsidiary of Freedom Holding Corp.
The event is the result of the association between Freedom Holding Corp. and the International Chess Federation (FIDE), whose objective is to promote chess and encourage new talents in the next generation of chess players. For the first time, Cyprus will host a major international chess event, opening a new chapter in the sporting history of the Republic."We are proud of our association with FIDE and delighted to support a major world chess tournament in Cyprus, where it has its headquarters of the European division of Freedom Holding Corp. We sincerely wish all the participants success. I am sure we will see memorable games," said Evgeniy Tyapkin, CEO of Freedom Finance Europe. FIDE Director General Emil Sutovsky has stated that "Holding chess competitions in countries that have never held tournaments of the highest level or that did so a long time ago is one of the goals of FIDE and, thanks to the support of Freedom Finance Europe, for the first time in chess history, we will be able to organize a tournament in the Republic of Cyprus". Criton Tornaritis, president of the Cypriot Chess Federation, stated that: "we are very excited about the arrival of this event in Cyprus. I want to highlight the perfect harmony between FIDE, the Cypriot Chess Federation and the sponsor, Freedom Holding Corp. We hope to extend this cooperation to our future projects." Twelve competitors will participate in the FIDE Women's Grand Prix, which will be attended by the chess legend and five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand. The event will take place at the Hilton Hotel in the Cyprus capital Nicosia from May 15 to 28. About the cooperation between Freedom Holding Corp. and FIDE • In December 2022, Freedom Holding Corp. was a general cooperating partner of the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan.• In April-May 2023, Freedom Holding Corp. will be the general cooperating partner of the 2023 FIDE World Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan. • Timur Turlov, Founder and CEO of Freedom Holding Corp. is the head of the Kazakhstan Chess Federation. About Freedom Holding Corp. Freedom Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: FRHC) offers a wide range of brokerage services, such as trading securities, study and investment advice, as well as investment banking services, mortgage loans and insurance. Freedom Holding Corp. operates in 15 countries, serving clients in the US, Europe and Central Asia. About Freedom Finance Europe Freedom Finance Europe, the European division of Freedom Holding Corp., is the only broker-dealer based in the European Union listed on the NASDAQ, with more than €5.5 billion under management. The Group is an international investment company with a market capitalization of more than USD 4,500M. Through its online platform (web and app) Freedom24, it offers traders direct access to 15 global stock markets, such as NYSE, Nasdaq, LSE and Euronext, among others. Freedom Finance Europe is authorized by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) to provide services to clients in the EU. The company is rated "B/B" by S
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