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Nikola Padevsky
Number of games in database: 374
Years covered: 1949 to 1992
Last FIDE rating: 2355
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +89 -107 =178 (47.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (48) 
    B81 B43 B23 B80 B42
 Ruy Lopez (26) 
    C73 C96 C93 C75 C97
 French Defense (14) 
    C15 C07 C18 C09 C02
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (13) 
    C96 C87 C97 C93 C91
 Caro-Kann (12) 
    B13 B18 B17 B15 B14
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D37 D38 D30 D35 D39
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (28) 
    C98 C85 C94 C95 C96
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (27) 
    C98 C85 C95 C94 C96
 Sicilian (23) 
    B81 B88 B32 B68 B83
 French Defense (18) 
    C12 C11 C07 C03 C15
 English (14) 
    A13 A14 A15 A10 A16
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E59 E53 E25 E56 E20
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   N Padevsky vs Kasparov, 1980 1/2-1/2
   N Padevsky vs Karpov, 1972 1-0
   N Padevsky vs I Asmundsson, 1957 1-0
   N Padevsky vs Tal, 1968 1/2-1/2
   N Padevsky vs Keres, 1956 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Monte Carlo (1968)
   Moscow (1963)
   IBM Amsterdam (1972)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Dresden 1956 by Phony Benoni

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(born May-29-1933, 85 years old) Bulgaria

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Nikola Bochev Padevsky was born in Plovdiv. Awarded the IM title in 1957 and the GM title in 1964, he was Bulgarian champion in 1954, 1955, 1962 and 1964 (after play-off). He won the Rubinstein Memorial in 1963.

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 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 374  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Padevsky vs A Kiprov  1-0331949BUL-chD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
2. J Franz vs N Padevsky  ½-½471955TournamentA03 Bird's Opening
3. E Paoli vs N Padevsky  0-1411955LjubljanaC57 Two Knights
4. N Padevsky vs Botvinnik 0-1251956Alekhine MemorialB89 Sicilian
5. N Padevsky vs V Ciocaltea  ½-½361956Dresden itC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
6. N Padevsky vs S Muehlberg  1-0221956Dresden itA57 Benko Gambit
7. Averbakh vs N Padevsky 1-0321956Dresden itA16 English
8. N Padevsky vs I Bilek  ½-½231956Dresden itB15 Caro-Kann
9. W Golz vs N Padevsky  ½-½241956Dresden itE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
10. Mihailo Trajkovic vs N Padevsky  0-1571956Dresden itB32 Sicilian
11. N Padevsky vs O Sterner  ½-½521956Dresden itE14 Queen's Indian
12. N Padevsky vs Kholmov 0-1471956Dresden itC45 Scotch Game
13. Sliwa vs N Padevsky  1-0441956Dresden itE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
14. S Dittmann vs N Padevsky 0-1611956Dresden itE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
15. N Padevsky vs R Fuchs 1-0241956Dresden itC15 French, Winawer
16. N Padevsky vs J Sefc  1-0671956Dresden itC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
17. B Andersen vs N Padevsky  ½-½531956Dresden itA07 King's Indian Attack
18. Pachman vs N Padevsky  1-0401956Dresden itE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
19. N Padevsky vs Uhlmann  ½-½321956Dresden itE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
20. N Padevsky vs Korchnoi 0-1191956UppsalaD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
21. Najdorf vs N Padevsky  ½-½351956MoscowE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
22. N Padevsky vs Szabo  ½-½351956MoscowE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
23. Gligoric vs N Padevsky 1-0281956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AE53 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
24. N Padevsky vs Blau  1-0291956Moscow (ol)B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
25. A Vestol vs N Padevsky  0-1361956Moscow ol (Men)C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 374  PGN Download
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May-29-06  BIDMONFA: Nikola Padevsky


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  brankat: Happy Birthday GM Padevsky!
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  whiteshark: Bio:
Olympiads: chessmetric:
Dec-12-08  Karpova: A great success was his win in the Rubinstein Memorial, Polanica Zdroj 08.1963.

He scored 10.5/15 (+7 -1 =7) and won 1.0 point ahead of Moshe Czerniak and 1.5 points ahead of Matulovic.

Source: http://www.akibarubinstein.republik...

May-29-09  WhiteRook48: Happy birthday!!
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  wordfunph: inactive 77 year-old GM with 2355 rating..

happy birthday GM Nikola Padevsky!

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  jessicafischerqueen: <Padevsky> photograph-

<Bobby Fischer> v. <Nikola Padevski> Varna Olympiad 1962:

And here is the game in the photo- <Padevski> draws <Fischer> with the black pieces:

Fischer vs N Padevsky, 1962

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