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Ventzislav V Inkiov
Number of games in database: 335
Years covered: 1972 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2432 (2404 rapid, 2423 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2503

Overall record: +79 -88 =168 (48.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (31) 
    B58 B47 B90 B56 B91
 Catalan (13) 
    E06 E04 E07
 Queen's Indian (12) 
    E15 E17 E16 E18 E12
 King's Indian (10) 
    E61 E62 E76
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    E10 A45 A40 A41
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B91 B90 B95
With the Black pieces:
 Queen's Gambit Declined (32) 
    D38 D35 D39 D31
 Sicilian (26) 
    B63 B65 B56 B45 B50
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    D02 A46 D05 E00 E10
 English (13) 
    A13 A18 A19 A14
 Orthodox Defense (12) 
    D50 D56 D51 D52 D60
 Nimzo Indian (12) 
    E42 E43 E25 E41 E53
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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
   V Inkiov vs M Gurevich, 1985 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, 63 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 14; games 1-25 of 335  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. V Inkiov vs J C Letzelter  1-0321978Buenos Aires ol (Men)E07 Catalan, Closed
10. M Rivas Pastor vs V Inkiov  ½-½741978Buenos Aires ol (Men)B50 Sicilian
11. Vaganian vs V Inkiov  1-0631978OlympiadD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
12. V Inkiov vs J Szmetan  ½-½541978Buenos Aires ol (Men)A57 Benko Gambit
13. K Langeweg vs V Inkiov  ½-½151978Buenos Aires ol (Men)D23 Queen's Gambit Accepted
14. Marjanovic vs V Inkiov  1-0261979Trstenik (Yugoslavia)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
15. Ribli vs V Inkiov  ½-½151979Warsaw zt-AA14 English
16. Jansa vs V Inkiov  ½-½391979WarsawB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
17. M S Tseitlin vs V Inkiov  ½-½331980Makarczyk memA46 Queen's Pawn Game
18. W Schmidt vs V Inkiov  ½-½211980Makarczyk memD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
19. V Inkiov vs N Kirov ½-½151980LodzA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
20. Keene vs V Inkiov  ½-½221980EUR-chT (Men) 7thD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. Ftacnik vs V Inkiov  1-0531980EUR-chT (Men) 7thE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
22. Balashov vs V Inkiov  1-0421980EUR-chT (Men) 7thE17 Queen's Indian
23. V Inkiov vs V Lukov  ½-½471981BUL-chB23 Sicilian, Closed
24. Tringov vs V Inkiov  ½-½191981BUL-chC55 Two Knights Defense
25. Chekhov vs V Inkiov  1-0361981Rubinstein Memorial 19thD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
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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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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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