CROATIAN OPEN (09-11.12'22)
Zlatina Petrova and Bogidar Iliev represented "Slavia Backgammon Club" at "Croatian Open" in Zagreb, Croatia. This was the 7th "Balkan Backgammon Tour" tournament.
CYPRUS OPEN (16-20.11’22)
Bogidar Iliev, Zlatina Petrova and Milen Angelov represented „Slavia Backgammon Club“ at „Cyprus Open“ in Nikosia, Cyprus. Zlatina Petrova won the title in the ladies tournament and Bogidar Iliev finished on the 7th position in the main tournament.
MERIT OPEN (08-13.11'22) Bogidar Iliev, Rosen Stoyanov, Milen Angelov, Edvard Apazyan and Hristo Yosifov represented "Slavia Backgammon Club" at "Merit Open" in Kyrenia, Cyprus. Milen Angelov reached the semifinal in the intermediate category last chance, so the tradition for our players to top the standings in this competition did continue.
OLTENIA OPEN (21-23.10’22)
Last weekend 8 „Slavia Backgammon Club“ players took a part at „Oltenia Open“, in Craiova, Romania. Rosen Stoyanov took the 3th place in the main tournament, Milen Angelov got to the SuperJackpot final, and Bogidar Iliev & Zlatina Petrova reached the doubles 1/4-finals. In addition, for the sake of the whole team, Bogidar Iliev got the „Fairplay“ prize.
OLTENIA OPEN (21-23.10'22) Zlatina Petrova, Bogidar Iliev, Rosen Stoyanov, Stanislav Stoynov, Nikolay Stoyanov, Milen Angelov and Edvard Apazyan will represent "Slavia Backgammon Club" at "Oltenia Open" in Craiova, Romania.
BELGRADE OPEN (22-25.09’22)
9 „Slavia Backgammon Club“ players did compete at „Belgrade Open“ 2nd edition. Milen Angelov won the last chance, Bogidar Iliev won the SuperJackpot and played MegaJackpot final, Stanislav Stoynov played 1/4-final in both the main tournament and the SuperJackpot. Bogidar Iliev & Rosen Stoyanov made it to the doubles 1/4-final.
TRANSYLVANIA OPEN (15-18.09'22) Bogidar Iliev played SuperSpeed final. The discipline created by himself and "Slavia Backgammon Club" in 2019 was played with an extra second, instead of 7 seconds per move, the players had 8 seconds.
BELGRADE OPEN (22-25.09’22)
Zlatina Petrova, Bogidar Iliev, Rosen Stoyanov, Stanislav Stoynov, Jordan Penev, Yordan Yordanov, Nikolay Stoyanov, Milen Angelov and Hristo Yosifov will represent „Slavia Backgammon Club“ at „Belgrade Open“, the 6th „Balkan Tour“ tournament.
TRANSYLVANIA OPEN (15-18.09'22) Bogidar Iliev is going to represent "Slavia Backgammon Club" at "2nd Transylvania Open" in Poiana Brasov, next weekend. This is the 5th "Balkan Tour" tournament in 2022.
WEEKLY TRADITIONAL TABLA TOURNAMENTS
So far in 2022 we have organised 9 tournaments. Velin Trendafilov won the last 3 editions and he took a command lead in the annual standings.
The current Top 3:
1. Velin Trendafilov – 38
2. Bogidar Iliev – 29
3. Kristian Mitov – 20
DONJI VAKUF OPEN (02-03.09'22) Zlatina Petrova and Bogidar Iliev represented "Slavia Backgammon Club" last weekend at the very nice and emotional tournament in Donji Vakuf, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was a honor for us being personaly invited by Abaz Omeragić, tournament organiser and president of Bosna and Herzegovina Backgammon Federation. 66 players, representing 8 countries, joined the main tournament, that was a mix of Swiss System and Single Eliminations. Zlaty performed very well and she got 3 wins out of 5 matches. Bojo menaged to win 4 out of 5, but his opponents didn't do great enough, so it was only enough for the 10th position, with the top 8 players progressing to the single elimination rounds.
SLAVIA OPEN 2022
Georgios Lazaris from Greece is The „Slavia Open“ King this year. The first ever online world champion won the final by 21:16 against Michael Weidner from Germany. 87 players, representing 20 countries, did compete in the tournament. 12 matches were broadcasted live by „Stream Team“ in English and by „BG-BG Studio“ in Bulgarian. All videos can be found at „Slavia Backgammon Club“ YouTube channel.
20 YEARS (04-05.06'22) "Slavia Backgammon Club" turned 20 on the 2nd of June. 2 tournaments, traditional tabla and backgammon, were organised on that weekend. Rosen Stoyanov beat Slavey Slaveev in the backgammon final, while Bogidar Iliev beat Svetlin Angelov in the traditional tabla final. Also, 20 vs 20 online player contest was organised in cooperation with WBIF and "Stream Team". "Slavia Open All Stars" won against "WBIF Dream Team" by 14:6. All 20 matches can be found on "Slavia Backgammon Club" YouTube channel.