The former president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, will be in Tirana today. His presence is due to the invitation of the President of the Albanian Chess Federation, Rezart Taçi.Gorbachev will deliver the prize to the winner of the women's world chess championship, which was held in Albania in these days and which the winner will be awarded today.
Mikhail Gorbachev was the last general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from the 1985 to the 1991, a protagonist in the chain of events that led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Thanks to his policy he led to the end of the cold war. Nobel Peace Prize winner in the 1990.