BEST by the Sea 2015 – Tournament Results

BY THE NUMBERS

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS (22)

  • Aleko Konstantinov FLHS (Pravets)
  • Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov FLHS (Blagoevgrad)
  • American College of Sofia (Sofia)
  • Aprilov National (Gabrovo)
  • Baba Tonka Maths HS (Ruse)
  • Bertolt Brecht FLHS (Pazardzhik)
  • Dr. Ivan Bogorov FLHS (Dimitrovgrad)
  • Ekzarh Yosif I FLHS (Lovech)
  • Geo Milev ELS (Burgas)
  • Geo Milev ELS (Dobrich)
  • Geo Milev ELS (Ruse)
  • National Humanitarian High School (Blagoevgrad)
  • Nikola Vapzarov FLHS (Shumen)
  • Peter Bogdan FLHS (Montana)
  • Peyo Yavorov FLHS (Silistra)
  • Prof. Assen Zlatarov FLHS (Haskovo)
  • Romain Rolland FLHS (Stara Zagora)
  • Second English Language School (Sofia)
  • Simeon Radev FLHS (Pernik)
  • Tsar Simeon Veliki SS (Vidin)
  • Yordan Radichkov FLHS (Vidin)
  • Zaharii Stoyanov FLHS (Sliven)

Breakdown by Participants:

  • 309 Competitors
  • 72 Adult Participants (coaches, chaperones, judges)
  • 22 Student Volunteers
  • 403 Total Participants – our biggest tournament ever!

NOVICE POETRY 

Finalists

  1. Nia Ivanova – SELS, SOFIA
  2. Magdalena Tancheva – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  3. Ninna Vladova – EG “Yordan Radichkov,” VIDIN
  4. Ana-Maria Markovska – American College of Sofia
  5. Militsa Ruseva – EG “Zaharii Stoyanov,” SLIVEN
  6. Dani Basina- EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD

Semifinalists

  • Arzu Redzheb – ELS “Geo Milev,” RUSE
  • Stoyana Tomova – EG “Geo Milev,” DOBRICH
  • Karina Kitipova – SELS, SOFIA
  • Miladin Peev – GPCHE “Aleko Konstantinov,” PRAVETS
  • Tsvetelina Terzieva – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,
    BLAGOEVGRAD
  • Yordanka Kostova – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD

VARSITY POETRY

Finalists

  1. Elitsa Daskalova – EG “Dr. Assen Zlatarov,” HASKOVO
  2. Katerina Gyuzeleva – EG “Dr. Assen Zlatarov,” HASKOVO
  3. Albina Tomova – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  4. Simona Ivanova – EG “Romain Rolland,” STARA ZAGORA
  5. Elena Trayanova – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  6. Karolina Kostadinova – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD

 Semifinalists

NOVICE PROSE

Finalists

  1. Alexandra Petrova – SELS, SOFIA
  2. Ana-Maria Markovska – American College of Sofia
  3. Mirela Georgieva -GPCHE “Ekzarh Yosif I,” LOVECH
  4. Kristiya Navushtanova, American College of Sofia
  5. Christiana Dimitrova – ELS “Geo Milev,” RUSE
  6. Nikoleta Nikolova – Aprilov National, GABROVO

 Semifinalists

VARSITY PROSE

Finalists

  1. Yoan Dimov – EG “Romain Rolland,” STARA ZAGORA
  2. Eleslav Vasilev – EG “Zaharii Stoyanov,” SLIVEN
  3. Viktoria Nestorova – EG “Dr. Ivan Bogorov,” DIMITROVGRAD
  4. Ekaterina Pavlova – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK
  5. Katerina Gyuzeleva – EG “Dr. Assen Zlatarov,” HASKOVO
  6. Alexander Venchev – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK

Semifinalists

 NOVICE ORATORY

Finalists

  1. Anatolia Stoicheva – EG “Peter Bogdan,” MONTANA
  2. Luben Truikov – SS “Tsar Simeon Veliki,” VIDIN
  3. Ivanela Sirakova – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK
  4. Sofia Naydenova – EG “Peter Bogdan,” MONTANA
  5. Ivelina Kiprina – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK
  6. Velina Pencheva – MG “Baba Tonka,” RUSE

Semifinalists

  • Denitsa Dimitrova
  • Aleksandra Zidarova
  • Hristina Georgieva Todorova
  • Boryana Bogdanova
  • Arsen Harutyunyn
  • Boyana Atanasova

Quarterfinalists 

  • Ivailo Nakov
  • Annie Georgieva
  • Cynthia Hristova
  • Nikolai Nikolaev
  • Yordan Georgiev
  • Magdalena Dimitrova
  • Ilina Ilieva
  • Eleonora Lyaskovska
  • Martin Nikolaev
  • Nikol Nikolaeva
  • Emilia Hinkova
  • Polina Yoveva
  • Peter Stoykov
  • Hale-Seda Radoykova

 VARSITY ORATORY

Finalists

  1. Viktor Stoilov – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  2. Albina Tomova – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  3. Yoanna Leonidova Tsvetanova – SS “Tsar Simeon Veliki,” VIDIN
  4. Fanni Gkagkoulias – SELS, SOFIA
  5. Alexander Venchev – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK
  6. Elitsa Daskalova – EG “Dr. Asen Zlatarov,” HASKOVO

Semifinalists

  • Iveta Ivanova – MG “Baba Tonka,” RUSE
  • Eva Spasova – EG “Simeon Radev,” PERNIK
  • Todor Chergarov – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK
  • Teodora Tyankova – American College of Sofia
  • Todor Doychinov – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK
  • Elena Trayanova – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD

Quarterfinalists

  • Anastasia Peicheva – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  • Ralitsa Belcheva – EG “Nikola Vapzarov,” SHUMEN
  • Victor Slavov, Romain Rolland  – STARA ZAGORA
  • Snezhina Racheva
  • Sevastian Stoyanov
  • Karolina Kostadinova – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  • Venjamin Shiron
  • Martin Tsvetanov – EG “Romain Rolland,” STARA ZAGORA
  • Rumen Marinov – EG “Nikola Vapzarov,” SHUMEN
  • Boryana Todorova
  • Krisi Kukoleva – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  • Yoan Dimov – EG “Romain Rolland,” STARA ZAGORA

NOVICE DUO

Finalists

  1. Nona Kadieva and Mihaela Lekova –  American College of Sofia
  2. Mihaela Kafedzhiyska and Alliya Molova – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  3. Veronika Glojeva and Nia Ivanova – SELS, Sofia
  4. Neli Velichkova and Magdalena Tancheva – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD
  5. Teodora Ivanova and Kristina Nikolaeva Lyutskancheva – GPCHE “Ekzarh Yosif I,” LOVECH
  6. Margarita Zlatanova and Nevena Tsarevska – EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” BLAGOEVGRAD

Semifinalists

  • Victoria Georgieva and Emilia Hinkova – SELS, SOFIA
  • Magdalena Metodieva and Dayana Stoynova – Romain Rolland, STARA ZAGORA
  • Valentina Gozanova and Anatolia Stoicheva – Peter Bogdan, MONTANA
  • Kamelia Nikolova and Maya Kostadincheva – Bertolt Brechtm PAZARDZHIK
  • Tihomir Tsvetanov and Ivan Petrov – Aleko Konstantinov, PRAVETS
  • Tsvetelina Paneva and Eliya Panchova – Bertolt Brecht, PAZARDZHIK

VARSITY DUO

Finalists

  1. Yoan Dimov and Martin Tsvetanov – EG “Romain Rolland,” STARA ZAGORA
  2. Alexander Vechev and Ekaterina Pavlova – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK
  3. Tsanko Tsakov and Galena Todorova – GPCHE “Aleko Konstantinov,” PRAVETS
  4. Tencho Stoyanov and Margo Aposolova – EG “Dr. Ivan Bogorov,” DIMITROVGRAD
  5. Stanimir Stoilov and Todor Doychinov – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK
  6. Kristian Georgiev and Viktoria Nestorova – EG “Dr. Ivan Bogorov,” DIMITROVGRAD

Semifinalists

  • Diana Emilova Teofilova and Boryana Emilova Milenova – EG “Simeon Radev,” PERNIK
  • Ralitsa Zapryanova and Silvia Georgieva – EG “Romain Rolland,” STARA ZAGORA
  • Lyuba Todorova and Iva Krumova – SELS, Sofia
  • Katerina Stoyanova and Gergana Popova – EG “Bertolt Brecht,” PAZARDZHIK
  • Ivan Vaskov and Alexandrina Naydenova – EG “Peter Bogdan,” MONTANA
  • Mihaela Mitkova and Yoan Radev – SS “Tsar Simeon Veliki,” VIDIN

WORLD SCHOOLS DEBATE 

NOVICE DIVISION

Top Speakers

  1. Hale-Seda Radoykova – American College of Sofia
  2. Aleksandra Zidarova – American College of Sofia

Sportsmanship Award

  1. Manuela Uzunova, Mia Kounova, Momchil Milanov – American College of Sofia

 Finalists and Semifinalists

  1. Anton Petek, Ivailo Nakov, Joana Valova – American College of Sofia (Finalists)
  2. Manuela Uzunova, Mia Kounova, Momchil Milanov – American College of Sofia (Finalists)
  3. Gabriela Ivanova, Kristiya Navushtanova, Boyana Atanasova -American College of Sofia (Semifinalists)
  4. Maylin Lazarova, Maria Nikolaeva, Ivanina Dimitrova -American College of Sofia (Semifinalists)

Quarterfinalists

VARSITY DIVISION

Top Speakers

  1. Iveta Ivanova – Baba Tonka Maths HS, RUSE
  2. Pavlen Avramov – Ekzarh Yosif I, LOVECH

 Sportsmanship Award

  1. Zdravko Nunev, Nedyalko Gurmidolov, Kalina Naydenova – ELS “Geo Milev,” RUSE

 Finalists and Semifinalists

  1. Kamen Velichkov, Stoyan Trenchev, Simeon Mihaylov – ACS, SOFIA (Finalists)
  2. Zdravko Varbanov, Evgeni Marchev, Adelina Ivanova – ACS, SOFIA (Finalists)
  3. Laura Begler, Alex Ivchev, Gabriel Petrov – ACS, SOFIA (Semifinalists)
  4. Krasimir Kirilov, Ralitsa Belcheva, Rumen Marinov – EG “Nikola Vapzarov,” SHUMEN (Semifinalists)

Quarterfinalists

 SCHOOL AWARDS

SMALL SCHOOLS DIVISION

  • Champion: Tsar Simeon, VIDIN
  • Runner-up: Baba Tonka Maths HS, RUSE

MIDDLE SCHOOLS DIVISION

  • Champion: SELS, SOFIA
  • Runner-up: Peter Bogdan, MONTANA

LARGE SCHOOLS DIVISION

  • Champion: EG “Akad. Lyudmil Stoyanov,” Blagoevgrad
  • Runner-up: American College of Sofia

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