Silvio Danailov candidate for ECU President
Danailov to hold reception during EICC

Silvio Danailov, executive director of the Grand Slam Chess Association and manager of Veselin Topalov, will run for ECU President. The candidacy of a Bulgarian representative has been a rumor since December, when President Georgi Parvanov announced after his meeting with the FIDE President Kirsan Ilymzhinov that Bulgaria will have its own candidate for ECU. Now the news is official via announcement on the EICC Rijeka page.

Rijeka, 09.03

Mr. Silvio Danailov, vice-president of the Bulgarian Chess Federation will host a reception for delegates and guests of the ECU General Assembly on Saturday, 13th March at 9PM, in Opatija at the hotel Millenium (M. Tita 109).

At the reception Mr. Danailov will announce his candidacy for the President of the European Chess Union at the upcoming elections and will present the basic guidelines of his programme.

Here is part of the program that the team of Danailov is preparing. He will be in direct competition with another important figure in chess – Ali Nihat Yazici, his presentation was brough to you exclusive by Chessdom during the ETCC in Novi Sad.

Stay tuned for details and updates on the coming ECU race.

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