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Luben S Popov
Number of games in database: 239
Years covered: 1959 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2314 (2318 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2465

Overall record: +42 -66 =131 (45.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (21) 
    E73 E87 E84 E75 E81
 Queen's Indian (19) 
    E15 E17 E12 E16
 Modern Benoni (11) 
    A56 A79 A61 A58 A59
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A41 E10 A40 A50 D01
 Grunfeld (8) 
    D85 D90 D80
 English, 1 c4 c5 (7) 
    A36 A30 A32 A34 A33
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (43) 
    B42 B43 B41 B40 B28
 Sicilian Kan (32) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Modern Benoni (20) 
    A56 A57 A58 A73
 King's Indian (9) 
    E75 E92 E63 E82 E91
 Alekhine's Defense (8) 
    B05 B02
 Benko Gambit (7) 
    A57 A58
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Keres vs L Popov, 1973 0-1
   L Popov vs H Karner, 1973 1-0
   L Popov vs G J Ludden, 2000 1/2-1/2
   Balashov vs L Popov, 1973 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Skopje (1967)
   Tallinn (1973)
   Corus Reserve Group (2001)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Dortmund 1973 by suenteus po 147

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(born Jan-28-1936, 83 years old) Bulgaria

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Luben Stoyanov Popov was born in Plovdiv. Awarded the IM title in 1965, he was Bulgarian Champion in 1970.

Last updated: 2019-01-28 07:19:31

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 239  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Dimitrov vs L Popov  1-0411959BUL-chA16 English
2. L Popov vs J Stefanov  1-0451959BUL-chE81 King's Indian, Samisch
3. G Martinov vs L Popov  0-1601959BUL-chA16 English
4. N Minev vs L Popov  ½-½341959BUL-chC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
5. L Popov vs N Padevsky  ½-½171959BUL-chA48 King's Indian
6. A Hadjipetrov vs L Popov  0-1381959BUL-chE92 King's Indian
7. Z Kadrev vs L Popov 0-1241959BUL-chC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
8. L Popov vs N Radev  1-0701959BUL-chE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
9. Vladilen Popov vs L Popov  ½-½231959BUL-chE79 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
10. Z Kadrev vs L Popov  ½-½291959BUL-chB01 Scandinavian
11. L Popov vs Petko Kostov  1-0491959BUL-chE81 King's Indian, Samisch
12. D Pantaleev vs L Popov  ½-½621959BUL-chA56 Benoni Defense
13. L Popov vs M Bobotsov  ½-½361959BUL-chA46 Queen's Pawn Game
14. A Kolarov vs L Popov  ½-½201959BUL-chA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
15. L Popov vs E Karastoichev  ½-½161959BUL-chE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
16. M Bobotsov vs L Popov  0-1331960BUL-ch14A56 Benoni Defense
17. N Minev vs L Popov 1-0371960BUL-ch14A03 Bird's Opening
18. I Bilek vs L Popov 1-0281960Budapest ZonalA56 Benoni Defense
19. J Kozma vs L Popov  1-0411960Budapest ZonalA15 English
20. L Popov vs P Troeger 0-1371960Budapest ZonalA21 English
21. L Popov vs A Prameshuber  1-0591960Budapest ZonalE12 Queen's Indian
22. L Popov vs Ujtelky  ½-½421960Budapest ZonalA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
23. Y Troinov vs L Popov 1-0201962BulgariaB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
24. L Popov vs A Dunkelblum  1-0301962BucharestE12 Queen's Indian
25. L Popov vs Sajtar  ½-½441962BucharestD85 Grunfeld
 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 239  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-13-04  fasting: Mister Draw!
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: You should look at Peter Szekely!
Oct-20-04  fasting: right, Szekely is mr. Draw
Jan-28-06  BIDMONFA: Luben S Popov

POPOV, Luben Stoyanov

Jun-02-06  NakoSonorense: Popov... vaya nombrecito. :)
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, 1970 Bulgarian champion Luben Popov!!
Sep-17-16  diagonal: Luben Popov was co-winner at the traditional Reggio Emilia (invitation series) in 1973/74, joint with Juergen Dueball and Gyula Sax, as well as co-winner in the previous edition 1972/73, joint with Levente Lengyel (as best on tie-break), and young Eugenio Torre.
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