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Ilija Balinov
Number of games in database: 82
Years covered: 1989 to 2007
Last FIDE rating: 2478
Highest rating achieved in database: 2520

Overall record: +36 -24 =22 (57.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (14) 
    B43 B27 B22 B46 B67
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A40 A41 A46
 French Defense (4) 
    C10 C00 C17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (15) 
    B22 B27 B40 B90 B67
 Reti System (6) 
    A04 A06
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D85 D87 D80 D93
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Balinov vs M Cebalo, 1996 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Team Chess Championship (2007)

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(born Jul-28-1966, 52 years old) Bulgaria (federation/nationality Austria)

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Grandmaster (1999).

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 82  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Balinov vs B Brinck-Claussen  0-1541989CopenhagenC33 King's Gambit Accepted
2. Beim vs I Balinov  0-1521996Donau op 5thA14 English
3. I Balinov vs M Cebalo 1-0291996Graz OpenB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
4. I Balinov vs Beim  ½-½711996Graz OpenB07 Pirc
5. I Balinov vs F Blatny  1-0421996Carl Schlechter memC45 Scotch Game
6. Degraeve vs I Balinov  0-1241997MakarskaB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. I Balinov vs Junior  0-1431997ViennaC45 Scotch Game
8. I Balinov vs Movsesian  0-1691997Pula op 11thB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
9. Movsesian vs I Balinov  ½-½241997After GP MladiB56 Sicilian
10. I Balinov vs I Stohl  0-1571997After GP MladiB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. K Krupa vs I Balinov  0-1261997Raiffeisen op-A 6thB41 Sicilian, Kan
12. Oral vs I Balinov 1-0531998Karl Wagner mem 5thB40 Sicilian
13. I Balinov vs D Hausrath  1-0231999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNB33 Sicilian
14. Bu Xiangzhi vs I Balinov 1-0381999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
15. L Seres vs I Balinov  0-1321999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUND80 Grunfeld
16. I Balinov vs A Riazantsev  1-0441999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNC17 French, Winawer, Advance
17. I Balinov vs M Hoffmann  1-0381999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
18. C Horvath vs I Balinov  ½-½161999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUND19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
19. I Balinov vs G Schebler  ½-½101999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNC42 Petrov Defense
20. Hoang Thanh Trang vs I Balinov  ½-½331999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUND85 Grunfeld
21. Plachetka vs I Balinov  ½-½561999AUT-chT2O 9900B33 Sicilian
22. I Balinov vs A Zontakh  ½-½141999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUND13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
23. M Roeder vs I Balinov  ½-½111999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUND93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
24. I Balinov vs O Salmensuu  1-0561999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNB50 Sicilian
25. Csom vs I Balinov  ½-½111999Budapest First Saturday GM04, HUNA36 English
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Jul-28-06  BIDMONFA: Ilija Balinov


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  wordfunph: lonely page of GM Balinov huh?

happy 44th birthday GM Balinov!

Sep-30-14  waustad: He hasn't played a rated game since 2008, unlike many players who continue in leagues after they have stopped being professional players, in the sense that prizes are their main income.
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