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Interesting facts about Bulgaria
Bulgaria is the country with the oldest name in Europe!

Bulgarian rose-oil (Bulgaria produces half of the rose oil in the world), is a component of the world-famous perfumes!

Bulgaria is known as the homeland of the yogurt (Lactus Bulgaricus)!

The famous gladiator Spartacus and the mythic singer Orpheus were born in Thrace – today’s Bulgaria!

Bulgaria ranks third in Europe (after Italy and Greece) for the number of its valuable archaeological monuments!

Bulgarians were the first to use the Cyrillic alphabet!

Bulgaria and Denmark were the only European countries to save their Jews during the Holocaust!

Bulgarian army is the only force in the world, that has never lost a single flag!

The first World wrestling champion with 1500 wins and only 2 lost matches is the Balkan Lion – the legendary Dan Kolov!

The oldest (over 6000 years) Golden treasure in the world was found in Varna, Bulgaria!

The inventor of the first electronic computer John Atanassoff is of Bulgarian origins!

Bulgarian Draughts Federation

President of federation B. Janev

Phone +359 052 322510

M. Chaira
298 9010 Varna 

Best rated players Neno Welikov, Bogdan Yanev, Stephan Hristov
Best rated women’s players Milena Dimitrowa, Magdalena Mazhdrakova



  • EDC Executive Board Meeting 4/2022 – minutes


    Dear Friends,here below, attached, in English, French, Ukrainian and Russian version, the EDC Executive Board Meeting 4/2022 – minutes, held on 6th December, 2022. A friendly draughts embrace to all of you.Carlo A. BordiniEDC EB Meeting 4_2022 Minutes v1_ENG EDC EB …

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  • European Championships 2023 – Calendar


    Dear National Federations,Dear Friends,Here attached the letter with the Calendar of European Championship 2023.Best Regards.2023_013 EDC 2023 CalendarCarlo A. Bordini

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  • EDC annual fee 2023 (Deadline 28th February)


    Dear Friends,during the recent EDC Executive Board Meeting, it’s been set the deadline to pay the EDC annual fee of 50,00 €, as Ordinary Member. Federations have to pay that amount by the 28th February 2023, using the following EDC bank …

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  • EDC Executive Board Meeting 3/2022 – minutes


    Dear Friends,here below, attached, in English and French version (soon also Russian and Ukrainian ones), the EDC Executive Board Meeting 3/2022 – minutes, held on 17th September 2022. A friendly draughts embrace to all of you.Carlo A. BordiniFR_EDC EB Meeting 3_2022 …

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  • European Champions Blitz and Rapid 2022


    Hijken (Netherlands), 22nd-23rd October, 2022.Wouter Sipma (NED) 🇳🇱 is the European Champion Rapid 2022! On the podium also Artem Ivanov (UKR) 🇺🇦 and Guntis Valneris (LAT) 🇱🇻 . Natalia Sadowska (POL) 🇵🇱  is the European Champion of Women; Silver Medal to …

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Ladies and gentleman, let the games begin!