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Ventzislav V Inkiov
Number of games in database: 305
Years covered: 1972 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2432 (2404 rapid, 2423 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2503

Overall record: +70 -83 =152 (47.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (27) 
    B58 B47 B90 B56 B33
 Catalan (12) 
    E06 E04 E07
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E15 E17 E16 E12
 King's Indian (9) 
    E61 E62 E76
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E10 A41 A40 A45
 Sicilian Taimanov (6) 
    B47 B45 B46
With the Black pieces:
 Queen's Gambit Declined (29) 
    D38 D35 D39 D31
 Sicilian (23) 
    B63 B65 B45 B56 B89
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    D02 A46 A45 E00 D05
 English (13) 
    A13 A18 A19 A14
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E43 E25 E53 E45 E42
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Inkiov vs Psakhis, 1982 1-0
   A Metrangolo vs V Inkiov, 2001 0-1
   I Zaitsev vs V Inkiov, 1989 1/2-1/2

   🏆 GRENKE Chess Open
   S Vijayalakshmi vs V Inkiov (Apr-01-18) 1-0
   C Pfrommer vs V Inkiov (Mar-31-18) 0-1
   Van Wely vs V Inkiov (Mar-31-18) 1-0
   N Maiorov vs V Inkiov (Feb-21-17) 1-0
   M Nikolov vs V Inkiov (Feb-20-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-19-1956, 62 years old) Bulgaria

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Ventzislav Vladimirov Inkiov was born in Stanke Dimitrov*. He was awarded the International Master title in 1977 and the Grandmaster title in 1982. He won the Bulgarian Championship in 1982 after a play-off. He played on the Bulgarian Olympiad teams of 1982, 1984 and 1986 and in tournaments he was 1st at Pernik 1981, 1st at Timisoara 1982, 2nd= at Plovdiv 1984, 2nd= at Varna 1987 and 2nd at Warsaw 1987. Inkiov is also an International Arbiter.

*Wikipedia article: Dupnitsa

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 305  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Kernan vs V Inkiov  1-0401972EU- ch J U20B07 Pirc
2. A Kuligowski vs V Inkiov  1-0671973EU-ch U20 fin-AE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
3. V Inkiov vs Marjanovic  1-0371973EU-ch U20 qualB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. Chekhov vs V Inkiov  ½-½301975Wch U20B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
5. V Inkiov vs A Kuligowski  1-0401975Wch U20A57 Benko Gambit
6. I Radulov vs V Inkiov  1-0291978Bulgarian Ch Play-Off MatchC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
7. V Inkiov vs Marjanovic  ½-½251978Balkaniad (Men) 10thD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
8. W Schmidt vs V Inkiov  ½-½221978Smederevska PalankaA06 Reti Opening
9. Vaganian vs V Inkiov  1-0631978OlympiadD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
10. Marjanovic vs V Inkiov  1-0261979Trstenik (Yugoslavia)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
11. Ribli vs V Inkiov  ½-½151979Warsaw zt-AA14 English
12. Jansa vs V Inkiov  ½-½391979WarsawB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
13. W Schmidt vs V Inkiov  ½-½211980Makarczyk memD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
14. V Inkiov vs N Kirov ½-½151980LodzA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
15. M S Tseitlin vs V Inkiov  ½-½331980Makarczyk memA46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Ftacnik vs V Inkiov  1-0531980EUR-chT (Men) 7thE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
17. Balashov vs V Inkiov  1-0421980EUR-chT (Men) 7thE17 Queen's Indian
18. Keene vs V Inkiov  ½-½221980EUR-chT (Men) 7thD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. V Inkiov vs V Lukov  ½-½471981BUL-chB23 Sicilian, Closed
20. Tringov vs V Inkiov  ½-½191981BUL-chC55 Two Knights Defense
21. V Inkiov vs W Schmidt ½-½571981Rubinstein Memorial 19thB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. Chekhov vs V Inkiov  1-0361981Rubinstein Memorial 19thD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
23. V Inkiov vs Kupreichik  ½-½291981Rubinstein Memorial 19thB56 Sicilian
24. N Radev vs V Inkiov  1-0401982Pamporovo (Bulgaria)C55 Two Knights Defense
25. V Inkiov vs V Osnos  1-0341982PlovdivE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
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May-19-06  BIDMONFA: Ventzislav V Inkiov

INKIOV, Ventzislav V.

May-19-09  BIDMONFA: Ventzislav V Inkiov

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INKIOV, Ventzislav

May-19-09  theodor: 4estit rozden den, zdrave i bereket!
May-19-09  WhiteRook48: fourth!
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  wordfunph: Bulgarian GM Inkiov still plays actively at 54. He parades a decent 2472 ELO..

happy birthday!

May-19-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy Birthday, GM Inkiov! You are a phenomenal player: V Inkiov vs Psakhis, 1982!!


PS. Inkiov and his son created this website,

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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Inkiov.
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