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(5570) Kirsan

Reference work entry

1976 GM7. Discovered 1976 Apr. 4 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Kirsan Nikolaevich Ilyumzhinov (1962– ), chess grandmaster and president of the International Chess Federation, elected in 1996 for a second term. (M 30097)

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