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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
E-mail shashki@abv.bg

M. Chaira
298 9010 Varna 
Bulgaria

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

 

News

  • EDC Executive Board Meeting 9/2023 – minutes (updated 25.01.2024)

    24.01.2024

    Dear Friends,here below, attached, in English and French the Minutes of the EDC Executive Board Meeting 9/2023 (the fourth one of the Executive Board elected on 05.08.2023), met online, on 14th December 2023.A friendly draughts embrace to all of you.Carlo …

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  • EDC Executive Board Meeting 8/2023 – minutes

    05.01.2024

    Dear Friends,here below, attached, in English, French, Ukrainian and Russian the Minutes of the EDC Executive Board Meeting 8/2023 (the second one of the Executive Board elected on 05.08.2023), met online, on 9th November 2023.A friendly draughts embrace to all …

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  • EDC Executive Board Meeting 7/2023 – minutes

    14.11.2023

    Dear Friends,here below, attached, in English, French, Ukrainian and Russian the Minutes of the EDC Executive Board Meeting 7/2023 (the second one of the Executive Board elected on 05.08.2023), met online, on 10th October 2023.A friendly draughts embrace to all …

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  • European Blitz & Rapid Championships 2023

    02.11.2023

    The European Blitz & Rapid Championships took place in Beilen (Netherlands) on 28 and 29 October.In the Rapid Jan Groenendijk (NED) won; 2nd Jos Stokkel (NED)  and 3rd Aleksej Domchev (LTU). Among the women, Darya Tkachenko (NED) won, followed by …

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  • EC Rapid and Blitz streaming broadcast

    27.10.2023

    EC Rapid and Blitz are broadcast by RTV Drenthe. Link:EC Rapid and Blitz Broadcast by RTV DrentheThis link will be open on Saturday from 09:00 till 18:00 (EC Rapid) and Sunday from 11:00 till 15:30 (EC Blitz). Roel Boomstra will …

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Ladies and gentleman, let the games begin!