On August 22, 2012 the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Botswana convened a meeting with the International Chess Grand Master of Russia Mr. I. Glek who had arrived in Gaborone to train the Botswana national team for 2012 World Chess Olympiad in Istambul.
The meeting was attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Botswana H.E. Mr. A. Korsun, members of diplomatic and administrative staff of the Embassy and the Secretary General of the Botswana Chess Federation Mr. K. Kelathilwe.
After briefing the audience on the most recent developments in the chess sphere Mr. I. Glek played a simultaneous game on ten boards.