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Vladimir Georgiev
V Georgiev 
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Number of games in database: 515
Years covered: 1992 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2515 (2535 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2592

Overall record: +212 -117 =186 (59.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (35) 
    A45 D00 A46 A50 D02
 Nimzo Indian (34) 
    E43 E41 E48 E47 E29
 King's Indian (24) 
    E77 E70 E71 E94 E60
 Slav (22) 
    D10 D14 D11 D15 D13
 Grunfeld (16) 
    D91 D87 D89 D97 D85
 English, 1 c4 e5 (12) 
    A20 A22 A25 A26 A23
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (49) 
    C78 C69 C77 C92 C70
 Sicilian (43) 
    B31 B22 B28 B32 B60
 Slav (27) 
    D15 D10 D19 D13 D12
 Semi-Slav (25) 
    D45 D43 D49 D44
 King's Indian (15) 
    E62 E92 E97 E73 E90
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    A46 D04 A45 D00 E10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Strating vs V Georgiev, 2000 0-1
   V Sakalauskas vs V Georgiev, 1999 1/2-1/2
   V Georgiev vs V Petko, 2002 1-0
   V Georgiev vs W Spoelman, 2005 1-0
   J Ivanov vs V Georgiev, 2000 0-1
   V Georgiev vs R Goletiani, 2005 1-0
   A Summerscale vs V Georgiev, 1999 1/2-1/2
   J Wempe vs V Georgiev, 2005 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dutch Open (2011)
   Acropolis Tournament (2006)
   Isle of Man International (2007)
   Spring North American FIDE Invitational (2006)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
   Hastings 2007/08 (2008)
   15th European Team Championship (2005)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Olympiad (2008)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   European Club Cup (2009)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2005 Corus (group C) by gauer

   🏆 26th Chicago Open
   V Georgiev vs V Belous (May-29-17) 0-1
   V Georgiev vs Caruana (May-04-14) 0-1
   V Georgiev vs G Gajewski (May-02-14) 1-0
   V Georgiev vs I Salgado Lopez (May-02-14) 0-1
   V Georgiev vs R Antoniewski (May-01-14) 1/2-1/2

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FIDE player card for Vladimir Georgiev

(born Aug-27-1975, 42 years old) Bulgaria (federation/nationality Macedonia)

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IM in 1994, GM in 2000. ICC: gmvladko. Champion of Bulgaria in 1995, of Macedonia in 2007.

 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 515  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Georgiev vs Arkell 0-1491992Cappelle opB12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. V Georgiev vs A Musat  ½-½341994Varna (Bulgaria)C51 Evans Gambit
3. V Georgiev vs E Dervishi  0-1451994Varna (Bulgaria)C45 Scotch Game
4. Zsofia Polgar vs V Georgiev  0-1451994Wch U20B32 Sicilian
5. V Georgiev vs H A Gretarsson  0-1441994Wch U20C52 Evans Gambit
6. A Kovacevic vs V Georgiev  0-133199425th Balkaniad (boys)B32 Sicilian
7. G Minchev vs V Georgiev  1-0511994TCh-BULC46 Three Knights
8. Kasimdzhanov vs V Georgiev  0-1341995Wch U20B58 Sicilian
9. M Palac vs V Georgiev  1-0311996Cannes opB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
10. G Timoshchenko vs V Georgiev  ½-½211996Balaguer opE92 King's Indian
11. Bareev vs V Georgiev  1-0511996OlympiadE97 King's Indian
12. L Christiansen vs V Georgiev  1-0541996OlympiadA30 English, Symmetrical
13. V Georgiev vs Yusupov  ½-½521997Linares Anibal op 4thC47 Four Knights
14. Kharlov vs V Georgiev  1-0501997Ubeda op 2ndB30 Sicilian
15. Shaked vs V Georgiev  1-0811997IV Anibal OpenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
16. M Vasilev vs V Georgiev  ½-½31998BUL-chB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
17. Ashley vs V Georgiev  1-0441998Match, BermudaB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
18. S Avagianos vs V Georgiev  0-1351998Ano Liosia opB32 Sicilian
19. V Georgiev vs J M Hodgson  ½-½591998Bundesliga 1998/99B07 Pirc
20. S Kindermann vs V Georgiev  0-1861998Bundesliga 1998/99B30 Sicilian
21. F Izeta Txabarri vs V Georgiev  1-0401998ElgoibarE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
22. V Georgiev vs A Fernandes 1-0371998ElgoibarA65 Benoni, 6.e4
23. J Mellado Trivino vs V Georgiev  0-1301998ElgoibarD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. E Ubilava vs V Georgiev  1-0471998ElgoibarD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
25. V Georgiev vs Van der Wiel  ½-½371998ElgoibarD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 515  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  uzeromay: He is the coach of Antoaneta Stefanova.
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  InfinityCircuit: Congrats to Georgiev, winner of Corus Group C! He outplayed two players, Korotylev, and Alekseev, with significantly higher ratings, to win the "gold"

As a sidenote, why do people feel inclined to post which males coach which females?

Jan-31-05  lejla: Congratulations Vladimir! Impressive, best score considering A-B-C group and not a single game lost!
Jun-06-05  Knight13: I saw this guy at Kentucky Open last weekend. He won the tournament with 4.5/5.
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  MUG: This guy has almost 20 'grandmaster draws' on the database! (approx 25% of all his draws). This must be a record?!

Check out his Slav! You know you can put your coat back on if he plays 2...c6 against you!!

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  azaris: Does this bother you? Most chess players would kill to have a variation they could play as Black when they "just need to draw this one game".
Premium Chessgames Member
  MUG: Doesn't bother me at all. I just found it an interesting obsevation. It suggests to me that Georgiev may suffer from lack of confidence or motivation. Why else would he so readily accept draws from weaker players so often?!

Mar-18-06  BIDMONFA: Vladimir Georgiev

GEORGIEV, Vladimir

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  Tabanus: Probably some of the games are by IM Veselin Georgiev.
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  Tabanus: GM Vladimir Georgiev, Bulgaria, born 27 August 1975. Now rated 2575,

IM in 1994, GM in 2000. Rated 2596 in Oct. 2003. ICC: gmvladko

Champion of Bulgaria 1995, Macedonia 2007.



Biographies: (English) (Polish)

Pictures: (by Fred Lucas)

Third place today the Balkan GP or "BAR 2010":

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  Tabanus: Placed 2nd in Kristiansund Grand Prix (Norway) 26-29 August 2010:

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  Penguincw: Happy 39th birthday to GM Vladimir Georgiev.
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