chessgames.com

I Cheparinov 
 
Ivan Cheparinov
Number of games in database: 803
Years covered: 1995 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2681
Highest rating achieved in database: 2713
Overall record: +290 -126 =299 (61.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      88 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (68) 
    B90 B48 B42 B33 B46
 Slav (44) 
    D12 D15 D11 D17 D18
 Ruy Lopez (41) 
    C95 C78 C67 C65 C84
 French Defense (28) 
    C18 C11 C10 C16 C01
 King's Indian (24) 
    E92 E94 E97 E90 E99
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (24) 
    C95 C84 C88 C96 C92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (130) 
    B51 B90 B50 B22 B92
 King's Indian (47) 
    E92 E97 E63 E76 E99
 Sicilian Najdorf (41) 
    B90 B92 B94 B96 B95
 Grunfeld (32) 
    D85 D80 D78 D76 D71
 Semi-Slav (22) 
    D44 D45 D43 D47 D48
 Ruy Lopez (22) 
    C67 C65 C78 C93 C71
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Ivanov vs I Cheparinov, 2004 0-1
   I Cheparinov vs E Alekseev, 2008 1-0
   N Ninov vs I Cheparinov, 2005 0-1
   I Cheparinov vs Ivanchuk, 2005 1-0
   I Cheparinov vs Sutovsky, 2013 1-0
   Wang Yue vs I Cheparinov, 2007 0-1
   I Cheparinov vs Z Almasi, 2006 1-0
   I Cheparinov vs Stellwagen, 2005 1-0
   Le Quang Liem vs I Cheparinov, 2011 0-1
   Mamedyarov vs I Cheparinov, 2005 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   68th Bulgarian Championship (2004)
   XI Anibal Open (2005)
   69th Bulgarian Championship (2005)
   Amsterdam Chess Tournament (2005)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   European Individual Championships (2010)
   Aeroflot Open (2011)
   Politiken Cup (2012)
   Politiken Cup (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2013)
   European Individual Championships (2014)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2014)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Cheparinov! by larrewl

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Ivan Cheparinov
Search Google for Ivan Cheparinov
FIDE player card for Ivan Cheparinov


IVAN CHEPARINOV
(born Nov-26-1986) Bulgaria

[what is this?]
Ivan Cheparinov was born in Asenovgrad in 1986. He learned to play chess at age five, and progressed quickly enough to win the junior championship of Bulgaria in 2000. He then took the overall Bulgarian championship in 2004, the same year he became a grandmaster. He went on to win the Bulgarian championship in 2005 and 2012.

Since then, Cheparinov has continued improving and racked up some notable tournament successes, including joint second at Pamplona 2005 and clear first at the 2006 Essent Open. He took part in the FIDE World Cup (2005), eliminating Alexei Fedorov and Vassily Ivanchuk before losing his third-round match with Magnus Carlsen in quick-play tie-break. He advanced to the quarterfinals in the 2007 World Cup, winning against Wang Yue and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, among others, before again being knocked out by Carlsen. Nonetheless, his accomplishments raised his rating enough to qualify him as a participant in the inaugural FIDE Grand Prix series. In 2012, he came =1st (2nd on tiebreak) at the Albena Open (2012) held in Bulgaria, with a score of 7/9 and clear 1st in the Varna Open with 6.5/9. In March 2013, he scored 6.5/9 at the Karpos Open, a half point from the lead. In August 2013, he scored 8/10 to place =2nd at the Politiken Cup (2013). In February 2014, he won the Tradewise Gibraltar (2014) in a blitz tiebreaker ahead of co-leaders Vassily Ivanchuk and Nikita Vitiugov.

Cheparinov, the Bulgarian number 2, is also well-known for his role as a second to former FIDE World Champion and Bulgarian number 1 Veselin Topalov. He is credited with finding several of the opening novelties unleashed by his countryman during the past few years, for example the move 12. Nxf7 in Topalov vs Kramnik, 2008.

Wikipedia article: Ivan Cheparinov


 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 803  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. I Cheparinov vs L Lang 1-012 1995 EU-ch U10D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Navara vs I Cheparinov  0-129 1995 EU-ch U10C71 Ruy Lopez
3. Radjabov vs I Cheparinov 1-037 1996 Wch U10A04 Reti Opening
4. Radjabov vs I Cheparinov 1-065 1998 Wch U12A26 English
5. L Popov vs I Cheparinov  ½-½20 2000 CorusD01 Richter-Veresov Attack
6. Ivkov vs I Cheparinov  0-153 2000 CorusA36 English
7. I Cheparinov vs R Bertholee  ½-½25 2000 CorusE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
8. R Bellin vs I Cheparinov  ½-½62 2000 CorusB50 Sicilian
9. M Navarro Cia vs I Cheparinov  0-131 2000 ECh-u20B75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
10. E L'Ami vs I Cheparinov  0-144 2000 CorusB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
11. I Cheparinov vs A Romero Holmes  1-037 2000 CorusA10 English
12. I Cheparinov vs C Werner  0-148 2000 CorusA53 Old Indian
13. I Cheparinov vs A Keatinge-Clay  1-043 2000 CorusD85 Grunfeld
14. I Cheparinov vs Y Visser  ½-½41 2000 CorusE92 King's Indian
15. I Cheparinov vs M Simonet  1-025 2001 openA57 Benko Gambit
16. D Palo vs I Cheparinov  0-170 2001 WYB16A57 Benko Gambit
17. V Dimitrov vs I Cheparinov  ½-½9 2001 65th ch-BULB50 Sicilian
18. I Cheparinov vs T Markowski 1-076 2001 EuTChA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
19. I Cheparinov vs V Tukmakov  1-044 2001 Master OpenE17 Queen's Indian
20. I Cheparinov vs R Szuhanek  ½-½13 2001 Cat VD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. I Cheparinov vs S Wehmeier  ½-½55 2001 openD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. I Cheparinov vs D Husnutdinov  ½-½33 2001 WYB16D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
23. I Cheparinov vs D Bojkov  ½-½39 2001 65th ch-BULA10 English
24. A Brkic vs I Cheparinov  0-146 2001 Cat VE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
25. V Milov vs I Cheparinov  1-024 2001 openD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 803  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Cheparinov wins | Cheparinov loses  
 

Kibitzer's Corner
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 9 OF 10 ·  Later Kibitzing>
Apr-25-08  dx9293: Cheparinov is sacrificing all of his "stuff" for Topalov. That explains his recent poor results, though I agree 0-4 is absolutely horrid!
Apr-28-08  Billy Vaughan: Hey, Cheparinov is no longer last place. Two wins in a row.....definitely picking up the pace.
May-02-08  yalie: make that three wins .. and counting. He beat Radjabov today.
May-08-08  Billy Vaughan: Won his first game at M-Tel Masters.
May-10-08  Billy Vaughan: Cheparinov's voice is really high: http://www.mtelmasters.com/en/video...
May-18-08  Billy Vaughan: 4th at M-tel. Did anybody notice that he did exactly the same in both round robins?

Lost to Ivanchuk both times
Lost to Topalov both times
Tied Radjabov both times
Tied Aronian both times
Beat Bu both times

May-19-08  diabloprancer: <Billy Vaughan: Cheparinov's voice is really high> Yeah, that surprised me when I saw the video. That combined with the petty Nigel Short incident makes Cheparinov seem a rather girly whiner.

May-19-08  Rubion: Actually Topalov's voice is fairly high pitched and whiny as well. You don't think Dainalov might of .... no surely not.
May-19-08  Open Defence: well they could always join the boys choir if so....
May-21-08  Billy Vaughan: Maybe it's a Bulgarian thing? You know how people from different regions speak differently.....like, even besides accents, a Briton generally speaks at a higher pitch than an American. Perhaps in Bulgaria they talk really high!

Though Chepa's voice is still unusual......his voice is around middle C; most girls I know talk lower :p

May-21-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  sallom89: <Rubion: Actually Topalov's voice is fairly high pitched and whiny as well. You don't think Dainalov might of .... no surely not.>

http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidl...

i donno.

May-21-08  MichAdams: It's all to do with hormones in the womb or something. Chepa should take a shot of HGH.
May-21-08  Billy Vaughan: <sallom89> That HAS to be Topalov's chessgames picture ;)
May-21-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  sallom89: <Billy Vaughan> why not? it looks awesome!

NOT, lol.

i wanted it to be my avatar a while ago though.

May-22-08  wallytherhino: If you look at his profile picture it becomes a perfect endorsement for Coca-Cola.
May-22-08  WarrenHam: Cheparinov's voice is unnaturally high, Topolav's just high. Bulgarian Ari Leschnikoff was known to sing high f without falsetto. Cheparinov has a male alto voice. I know a researcher Toufik M., whose voice is even more extreme. Would be interesting to hear a doctor's explanation.
May-22-08  Billy Vaughan: <WarrenHam: Cheparinov's voice is unnaturally high, Topolav's just high. Bulgarian Ari Leschnikoff was known to sing high f without falsetto. Cheparinov has a male alto voice. I know a researcher Toufik M., whose voice is even more extreme. Would be interesting to hear a doctor's explanation.>

Damn, I have trouble with F the octave down! It would be fascinating if Chepa got vocal training; with his high notes and airy tone, he really would sound a lot like a girl or young kid.

May-22-08  Augalv: When I listened Cheparinov por the first time I was kind of shocked.
Aug-11-08  Shadarshin: <Billy Vaughan: Maybe it's a Bulgarian thing?>

NO. I don't think they sound as bad in Bulgarian, maybe it's the way they learn and speak English. But definetely not all Bulgarians are like that; some have very deep voices.

Aug-11-08  m00natic: <<Shadarshin> some have very deep voices> yeah, for example http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jhI...
Aug-11-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Funny voices: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L57-...
Aug-31-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  sallom89: < Stonehenge: Funny voices: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L57-...;

lmao! lol.

Jan-15-09  bharatiy: All the Chepa fans shuld have a look at this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v-1...
Feb-21-09  spreadsanity: Cheparinov's voice:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dR2J...

Alan Partridge: "One more thing, are you a boy or a girl?" Cheparinov: "I'm a boy!"
Alan Partridge - "Really?"
Cheparinov: "My name is Ivan!"
Alan Partridge - "It could be Ivanna! Well you sound like a girl!" Cheparinov- "I'm a boy and my name is Ivan!"

May-03-09  WhiteRook48: that's dumb!
I only know this guy from his forfeit for refusing to shake hands with Short.
Jump to page #    (enter # from 1 to 10)
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 9 OF 10 ·  Later Kibitzing>
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other users.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.


NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Little ChessPartner | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2014, Chessgames Services LLC
Web design & database development by 20/20 Technologies