Silvio Danailov visited Edinburgh, Scotland as a part from his European promotional tour

On 29th of April, 2012 Silvio Danailov visited Edinburgh, Scotland as a part from his European promotional tour.

The ECU President had a meeting   dedicated to the ECU program ‘Chess in School’ with the President of the Scottish Chess Federation Michael Hanley, the Delegate Andy Howie and the Arbiter IA Alex McFarlane.

Silvio Danailov was accompanied on his visit by the former World Champion’ 2005 GM Veselin Topalov.

At the second oldest chess club in the world, Edinburgh Chess Club (founded 1822), he played a simultaneous chess match against 20 local players with final result 16.5 – 3.5 (14 wins, 1 lost, 5 draws) in favour of the Grand Master.

IM Andrew Greet, the 2010 Scottish Champion, was the only player to win. Draws were secured by GM Jacob Aagaard, Hugh Brechin, Adam Bremner, Roberta Brunello, Robert Lawson and Boris Mitrovic.

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