Over a hundred participants are expected in the 19th International Chess Tournament “Blue Stones” in Sliven

Over a hundred participants are expected in the 19th International Chess Tournament “Blue Stones” in Sliven
Over a hundred participants are expected in the 19th International Chess Tournament “Blue Stones” in Sliven

More than a hundred participants are expected in the 19th “Sini Kamani” International Chess Tournament in Sliven, which will take place in the “Vasil Levski” hall, this Saturday and Sunday, announced the organizers from the “Sini Kamani” Chess Club.

“There will be grandmasters of the highest level and a number of international competitors,” Radoslav Ochkov, chairman and coach of the club, told a BTA reporter.

The most famous among them is Krasimir Rusev, who is a competitor of the Blue Stones club, champion of Bulgaria in all age groups and a national competitor and coach of the men’s national chess team. Momchil Nikolov, champion of Bulgaria, Ivaylo Enchev will also participate , young grandmaster, Vyacheslav Tilicheev, Russian chess player, etc.

The opening of the tournament will be on September 24th at 11:30 and from 17:30 there will be an attractive blitz tournament played for 3 minutes to complete the game with 2 seconds of added time per turn. The prize fund is BGN 5,000.

The traditional Sliven tournament was resumed in 2018, thanks to the SC “Sinite Kamani”, the Municipality of Sliven and local businessmen. The tournament gathers a large chess audience in Bulgaria, Ochkov said. The club is preparing for the 20th anniversary tournament next year with a much bigger prize fund.

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