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Dimitar I Donchev
Number of games in database: 83
Years covered: 1975 to 1997
Last FIDE rating: 2436
Highest rating achieved in database: 2495

Overall record: +26 -14 =43 (57.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (20) 
    B42 B80 B32 B87 B90
 Sicilian Kan (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 English (6) 
    A15 A16 A10 A14
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D85 D80 D94 D86
 Sicilian (5) 
    B43 B30 B93 B52 B31
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C78 C84 C69
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Donchev vs Topalov, 1989 1-0
   L Kokkinos vs D Donchev, 1977 0-1
   D Donchev vs S Nikolov, 1987 1-0

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(born Jul-21-1958, 60 years old) Bulgaria

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Dimitar Ivanov Donchev was born in Shumen*. Awarded the IM title in 1980, he was Bulgarian champion in 1983 (after a play-off) and 1988. He was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1990.

*Wikipedia article: Shumen

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 83  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Sanghed vs D Donchev  ½-½201975Hallsberg - int'l jrA07 King's Indian Attack
2. D Donchev vs J O Fries Nielsen  1-0421975Hallsberg - int'l jrC50 Giuoco Piano
3. D Donchev vs Petursson  1-0241975Hallsberg - int'l jrE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
4. M Lindhe vs D Donchev  0-1201975Hallsberg - int'l jrB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
5. E Vladimirov vs D Donchev 1-0421975Hallsberg - int'l jrA15 English
6. D Donchev vs M Svenn  0-1391975Hallsberg - int'l jrB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
7. Barlov vs D Donchev  ½-½431975Hallsberg - int'l jrC16 French, Winawer
8. D Donchev vs B Adler  1-0321975Hallsberg - int'l jrC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
9. D Donchev vs D Cramling  1-0221975Hallsberg - int'l jrB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
10. L Kokkinos vs D Donchev  0-1461977Balkaniad 09thC03 French, Tarrasch
11. L Dobrovolsky vs D Donchev  1-0381982Reti memC55 Two Knights Defense
12. J Grigorov vs D Donchev  ½-½211982VarnaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
13. D Donchev vs J Lechtynsky  0-1611982Reti memB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
14. D Donchev vs Plachetka  1-0271982Reti memB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
15. D Donchev vs Savon  1-0411982Varna 21stB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
16. Adianto vs D Donchev  ½-½401982Chess OlympiadC78 Ruy Lopez
17. Kholmov vs D Donchev  ½-½471983LvovB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
18. Chekhov vs D Donchev  ½-½411983LvovE97 King's Indian
19. D Donchev vs Jansa  1-0811983CSR-ch InternationalA15 English
20. D Donchev vs Smejkal  ½-½331983CSR-ch InternationalB06 Robatsch
21. Ftacnik vs D Donchev  ½-½351983CSR-ch InternationalD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
22. Plachetka vs D Donchev  0-1381983CSR-ch InternationalC41 Philidor Defense
23. J Lechtynsky vs D Donchev  ½-½401983CSR-ch InternationalB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
24. D Donchev vs K Mokry  1-0511983CSR-ch InternationalA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
25. R Vera vs D Donchev  ½-½101983CSR-ch InternationalC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 83  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Benzol: Dimitar Ivanov Donchev
Born 21st July 1958 in Sofia
Awarded the IM title in 1980 and became Bulgarian champion in 1983 (after playoff).
Dec-16-05  stanleys: And he was awarded a grandmaster title at the end of the 80's.There are many other things to say about him.I'll try to complete your database soon
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  whiteshark: He won the International Czechoslovakian Championship in Bratislava in 1983 with 10 points ahead of Lubomir Ftacnik (who became therefore Czechoslovak champion) with 9.5 points and Rainer F A Knaak with 8.0 points.

It also brought him his first GM-norm.

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  whiteshark: <stanleys:... <There are many other things to say about him....>>.

It would give us great pleasure if you'd start firstly. :D

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  wordfunph: <He was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1988.>

CG should correct this one, he was actually awarded the GM title in 1990..

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  Stonehenge: Happy Birthday :)
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