Chess is one of the most popular board games in the world. Strategy, visualisation and evaluation are essential for this intriguing game that has been available since prior to the 9th century- and Vasil Bojkov exceeds all three of these skills.
Vasil Bojkov’s contributions to culture and business are internationally acknowledged. With two degrees, one through the Sofia University in Mathematics and something from your University of National and World Economy in Labour Economics, it’s hardly surprising that every these areas have flourished since Bojkov gained desire for them. If major achievements in chess are simply the tip in the iceberg, it’s almost as if everything he touches turns to gold!
During Bojkov’s chairmanship within the Vassil Bojkov, Bulgaria was ranked 1st for both women and men. The person who was ranked first, Veselin Topalov, also won the 2005 Chess Oscar and is also now a chess grandmaster. The woman, Antoaneta Stefanova, won numerous competitions as a child and after her world championship said, “I thank…Vasil Bojkov, who, before he had become the president of the federation, believed in me and helped me”.
Arguably some of the most significant events in Bulgarian sport history occurred while Bojkov was chairman in the Bulgarian Federation of Sports Shooting. With two Olympic gold medals for Maria Grozdeva and something for Tanyu Kiryakov, History won’t forget Bojkov’s contributions to Bulgaria in the near future. Grozdeva is the only woman to possess triumphantly defended the 25 meter Pistol on the Olympic games and Kiryakov was second devote Sportsman of year award in 2000.
From 1999 to 2006, Bojkov was the homeowner in the CSKA Football team. In this particular time, they had 13 wins in 13 games in the 2002 championship – this even includes one against Liverpool in the third qualifying cqphxy of UEFA Champions League. In addition to this, the very first time since 1997 the group became champions and the club was financially stable in adverse to other areas of the club’s history. Interestingly, right after Bojkov sold CSKA the team finished the season in second place, being 6 points behind Levski in 2007.
Not only has Bojkov helped massively improve all these areas in sport, he created the sports betting company Eurofootball in 1993. February 18 in 2002 is also among the company’s major dates wherein it signed a partnership deal with the Greek company Intralot. Today, they have bets on the huge variety of sports – hockey, football, chess, Formula 1 and tennis to list a little few.