Bulgaria's Nurgul Salimova Secures Draw in Reykjavik Tournament

In the ongoing chess tournament in Reykjavik, Women's Grandmaster Nurgül Salimova showcased her resilience, securing a draw with the black pieces in the fifth round of the competition today.

Salimova, one of the scarce female participants in the tournament, secured a draw against the home team's representative, Bragi Halldorsson. However, yesterday, she ended with a draw and experienced a defeat.

For the Bulgarian her participation in Reykjavik serves as a crucial preparation for the forthcoming Challengers Tournament scheduled to commence on April 4th in Toronto, Canada. In an opening encounter, Salimova is slated to face off against Ukrainian competitor Ana Muzychuk, wielding the black pieces.

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