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Atanas Kolev
A Kolev 
Photo copyright © 2008, courtesy of "WannaBe"  
Number of games in database: 149
Years covered: 1984 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2529
Highest rating achieved in database: 2604

Overall record: +45 -34 =67 (53.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B48 B33 B43 B62 B63
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    E10 A40 D02 A46 A41
 Sicilian Taimanov (5) 
    B48 B46 B45
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (5) 
    B62 B63 B69 B61
 Queen's Indian (4) 
    E15 E16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (18) 
    B30 B25 B33 B23 B32
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E59 E54 E32 E20 E46
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C81 C85 C69 C90 C84
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (4) 
    C85 C84 C90 C97
 Catalan (4) 
    E04 E05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Suba vs A Kolev, 1993 1/2-1/2
   H L B Ronquillo vs A Kolev, 2012 1/2-1/2
   S Shankland vs A Kolev, 2012 1/2-1/2
   A Kolev vs M Martinez Romero, 2012 1-0
   R Kaufman vs A Kolev, 2012 0-1
   J D Pinzon vs A Kolev, 2012 0-1
   A Gual Pascual vs A Kolev, 2001 0-1
   A Kolev vs C Crevillen Abad, 2003 1-0
   A Kolev vs Shirov, 2001 1/2-1/2
   A Kolev vs I Krush, 2007 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   National Open (2007)

   🏆 National Open
   A Kolev vs A Gorovets (Jun-18-17) 0-1
   A Kolev vs Maggie Feng (Jun-17-17) 1-0
   N Raptis vs A Kolev (Jun-17-17) 1/2-1/2
   A Kolev vs D Shevelev (Jun-16-17) 1/2-1/2
   Anthony B He vs A Kolev (Jun-16-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-15-1967, 51 years old) Bulgaria

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IM in 1988. GM in 1993. ICC handle: TAM

Played in the olympiads 1992 (1st reserve), 1994 (board 4), 1996 (bd. 4) and 2000 (bd. 4), and in European Team Ch 2001 (bd. 3).

He was Bulgarian champion in 1992 and 2010 (Open). He tied for first at the 2008 Las Vegas Open.

Wikipedia article: Atanas Kolev

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 149  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Abarca Aguirre vs A Kolev  1-0361984Wch U20E12 Queen's Indian
2. Tringov vs A Kolev  1-0351985BUL-chA07 King's Indian Attack
3. N Davies vs A Kolev  1-0411986Albena (Bulgaria)D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. V Vepkhvishvili vs A Kolev  ½-½511988Open VarnaA48 King's Indian
5. Savon vs A Kolev  ½-½241989Kotov MemorialE20 Nimzo-Indian
6. Glek vs A Kolev  1-0521989Kotov MemorialE41 Nimzo-Indian
7. A Kolev vs Smagin  0-1371989Kotov MemorialE10 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Krasenkow vs A Kolev  1-0391989Kotov MemorialA48 King's Indian
9. A Kolev vs R Strickler  1-0281989Lenk opA40 Queen's Pawn Game
10. J Trapl vs A Kolev 1-0401989St IngbertC55 Two Knights Defense
11. Matulovic vs A Kolev  ½-½261990Vrnjacka BanjaC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
12. A Kolev vs G A Timoshenko  ½-½371990Vrnjacka BanjaE97 King's Indian
13. A Kolev vs G Andruet 1-0241990Cannes opA57 Benko Gambit
14. A Kolev vs Marjanovic  ½-½471990Vrnjacka BanjaD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. R Dam vs A Kolev  ½-½261990Groningen opC45 Scotch Game
16. S Belkhodja vs A Kolev  1-0601991AndorraC28 Vienna Game
17. J Grigorov vs A Kolev  ½-½481991Sofia (Bulgaria)C53 Giuoco Piano
18. A Kolev vs L Sobrevia 1-081991AndorraE92 King's Indian
19. A Kolev vs Topalov  0-1511992St CugatA04 Reti Opening
20. Topalov vs A Kolev  ½-½501992BankiaE15 Queen's Indian
21. Shabalov vs A Kolev  1-0571992Chess OlympiadE20 Nimzo-Indian
22. Adams vs A Kolev  1-0391993BurgasC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. A Kolev vs Granda Zuniga  0-1331993Elenite 38E15 Queen's Indian
24. Vyzmanavin vs A Kolev  1-0401993Elenite (Bulgaria)D58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
25. L Reis vs A Kolev  0-1441993IbercajaC46 Three Knights
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Jul-15-06  BIDMONFA: Atanas Kolev

KOLEV, Atanas

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  WannaBe: D@ng, that's a good loooooking pic!! :-)

Thanks CG!!

Mar-30-09  WhiteRook48: game 6, don't trampl me
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  Tabanus: GM Atanas Kolev, Bulgaria, born 15 July 1967. Now rated 2571,

IM in 1988. GM in 1993. Rated 2582 in 2000 (world no. 127). ICC handle: TAM

Played in the olympiads 1992 (1st reserve), 1994 (board 4), 1996 (bd. 4) and 2000 (bd. 4), and in European Team Ch 2001 (bd. 3).

He was Bulgarian champion in 1992. In later years, notable is shared 1st in Las Vegas Open 2008:

Biographies: (in Polish)

Bulgarian champion again today (2010)!

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  Tabanus: That's the Open, sorry. The BUL Ch was yesterday:

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  wordfunph: <his ICC handle: TAM>

also Satana..

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  Penguincw: Enjoy being POTD!
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