High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Boris Paichadze National Stadium, also known as the Dinamo Stadium, is a football stadium in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is the home stadium of FC Dinamo Tbilisi. The stadium was built in 1976 by Georgian architect Gia Kurdiani. Before then Dinamo's stadium was a smaller ground with a maximum capacity of 35,000. The demand for a new, bigger stadium was increased because of the successful performance of Dinamo Tbilisi. When the new stadium was built, it had the third-largest capacity in the Soviet Union. It could hold 74,354 supporters and fulfill all standards and requirements of Soviet Football Federation as well as UEFA.The first official match played was on September 29, 1976. This was a UEFA cups last 32 match between FC Dinamo Tbilisi and Cardiff City FC, Wales. The opening game ended successfully for Dinamo, with the score 3:0.The stadium hosted many glorious days during Dynamo's 1978 and 1979 triumphs. Holding lighted torches, 80,000 fans came in 1981 just to congratulate the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup winning team FC Dinamo Tbilisi.