World chess champion with a charitable cause for the children of Burgas

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Nurgyul Salimova - Bulgaria's youngest women's champion of all time, will be the main sessionist in a charity chess session organized by the "Chance for Bulgaria's Children and Nature" Foundation for the benefit of the talents of Burgas. Nurgyul is an international chess master for men and an international grandmaster for women, a world and European champion for girls and a multiple laureate of the Foundation supporting the development of gifted children and youth. In 2019, the young chess player won the Foundation prize, which ensured her participation in the European Blitz and Accelerated Chess Championship in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

"For eleven years now, we have been successfully discovering, supporting and developing the talents of Bulgaria. We have chosen as the cause of our event the collection of funds to build a symbol of the talented children of the city of Burgas, because we believe that success should be distinguished and highlighted. A good example should be displayed and serve as an inspiration to young people." commented Liliana Slavova, chairwoman of the "Chance for the Children and Nature of Bulgaria" Foundation and creator of the Center for Young Talents, Burgas.

"Burgas is a city of talents, and therefore we believe that the first symbol of talent should be placed here, we hope that they will follow us at the national level as well," adds the master of sports and long-time coach of our world-class chess player Zhivko Zhekov.

The session will be held on Nov 26, 2022 at 16:00 in the conference hall of Hotel Bulgaria, and anyone who wants to touch world-level talent and compete with the best of the best in chess , can do so by registering at: Lovers of the intelligent game will have two options - to play against our world champion, as the entrance with the right to play is BGN 100, or to be guest observers, as the entrance without the right to play is BGN 50. And who does not have the opportunity to take part in the day of the event, can become a sponsor and support the cause by donating through the event's online platform:

The charity initiative will be held under the auspices and with the participation of Mr. Dimitar Nikolov, Mayor of Burgas Municipality and with the assistance of Hotel Bulgaria and Digihub, partners of the organizers.