Chess is one of the most popular board games in the world. Strategy, visualisation and evaluation are necessary to this intriguing game that has been around since before the 9th century- and Vasil Bojkov exceeds all 3 of these skills.

Vasil Bojkov’s contributions to culture and business are internationally acknowledged. With two degrees, one from your Sofia University in Mathematics and one from the University of National and World Economy in Labour Economics, it’s hardly surprising that every these areas have flourished since Bojkov gained fascination with them. If major achievements in chess are simply the tip of 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 men and women. The person who was ranked first, Veselin Topalov, also won the 2005 Chess Oscar and is now a chess grandmaster. The woman, Antoaneta Stefanova, won numerous competitions being a child and after her world championship said, “I thank…Vasil Bojkov, who, before he became the president from 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 will be the only woman to possess triumphantly defended the 25 meter Pistol in the Olympics and Kiryakov have also been second spot in Sportsman of year award in 2000.

From 1999 to 2006, Bojkov was the homeowner in the CSKA Football team. Within this time, that they had 13 wins in 13 games inside the 2002 championship – this even includes one against Liverpool in the third qualifying cqphxy of UEFA Champions League. In addition to this, for the first time since 1997 they became champions and also the club was financially stable in adverse to many other areas of the club’s history. Interestingly, soon after Bojkov sold CSKA the group finished the season in second place, being 6 points behind Levski in 2007.

Not merely has Bojkov helped massively improve all of these areas in sport, he come up with sports betting company Eurofootball in 1993. February 18 in 2002 is also one of many company’s major dates wherein it signed a partnership deal with the Greek company Intralot. Today, they may have bets over a huge variety of sports – hockey, football, chess, Formula 1 and tennis to list a little few.