Veselin Topalov won versus Peter Svidler, Russia with the white pieces in the first round of the Sinquefield Cup Grand Chess Tournament in Saint Louis, USA. In the second round the Bulgarian grandmaster will be playing with the black pieces versus Fabiano Caruana, USA. Svidler who played versus Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, France in Switzerland had to replace Vladimir Kramnik in the last minute for health reasons.
He finished the 42km route with a record time of 2.14:49 hours and was nearly three minutes faster than Ahmed Nasef from Morocco, who finished second. At the start there were 4410 participants, out of which 744 were foreigners, which is double the..
The boxing match planned for 28 October between Bulgarian heavyweight boxer Kubrat Pulev and Anthony Joshua (UK) has been cancelled over an injury of the Bulgarian boxer. Some 70,000 tickets have already been sold for the match scheduled to..
The Bulgaria national football team climbed two positions in the FIFA world ranking. Bulgaria shares the 36 th position with Paraguay with a total score of 750 points. This is Bulgaria’s top ranking since 2009 when this country advanced to the 30 th..