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Vasil Spasov
Number of games in database: 354
Years covered: 1981 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2534 (2561 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2606

Overall record: +128 -39 =187 (62.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (100) 
    B90 B30 B52 B47 B31
 Sicilian Najdorf (23) 
    B90 B93
 French Defense (21) 
    C07 C09 C03 C05 C04
 French Tarrasch (21) 
    C07 C09 C03 C05 C04
 Sicilian Taimanov (12) 
    B47 B46 B49 B45 B48
 Pirc (9) 
    B08 B07 B09
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (77) 
    E67 E92 E97 E81 E98
 Sicilian (55) 
    B33 B30 B23 B31 B35
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    A45 D02 A46
 Philidor's Defense (4) 
 Robatsch (4) 
 Pirc (4) 
    B09 B08 B07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Andruet vs V Spasov, 1990 0-1
   Kamsky vs V Spasov, 1990 1/2-1/2
   V Spasov vs Kamsky, 1992 1/2-1/2
   H Melkumyan vs V Spasov, 2012 1/2-1/2
   M Erdogdu vs V Spasov, 2003 0-1
   V Kukov vs V Spasov, 2008 0-1
   V Spasov vs E Dearing, 2004 1-0
   E Schiendorfer vs V Spasov, 2012 0-1
   J Gallagher vs V Spasov, 2005 1/2-1/2
   K Moutousis vs V Spasov, 1993 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   68th Bulgarian Championship (2004)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
   Manila Interzonal (1990)
   Albena Open (2012)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)

   A Indjic vs V Spasov (Aug-30-14) 1/2-1/2
   V Spasov vs S Brenjo (Aug-26-13) 1/2-1/2
   D Blagojevic vs V Spasov (Aug-25-13) 1/2-1/2
   V Spasov vs D Kosic (Aug-24-13) 1/2-1/2
   V Spasov vs V Lilov (Jun-17-13) 1-0

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(born Feb-17-1971, 46 years old) Bulgaria

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GM (1990) Vasil Spasov was the 1989 World U-20 Chess Champion. He was Bulgarian champion in 1990, 1997, 2000, 2003, and 2008.

Wikipedia article: Vasil Spasov

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 354  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. I Polgar vs V Spasov  1-038 1981 SofiaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. Kiril D Georgiev vs V Spasov  1-042 1988 BUL-chB30 Sicilian
3. V Vepkhvishvili vs V Spasov  ½-½54 1988 Open AlbenaB33 Sicilian
4. Savon vs V Spasov  1-023 1989 Legion opA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
5. V Spasov vs Dreev  ½-½94 1989 Ch World (juniors) (under 20)C03 French, Tarrasch
6. V Spasov vs I Rogers  0-124 1989 Groningen UBoensch,B30 Sicilian
7. Piket vs V Spasov ½-½58 1989 Groningen 49/761E99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
8. Anand vs V Spasov  ½-½37 1989 GroningenB33 Sicilian
9. V Spasov vs Smyslov  ½-½40 1989 07, GroningenC60 Ruy Lopez
10. V Spasov vs G Andruet  1-040 1990 BUL-FRA mB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. Kotronias vs V Spasov  ½-½29 1990 KavalaB33 Sicilian
12. V Spasov vs Kotronias  0-164 1990 KavalaB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
13. G Andruet vs V Spasov  0-140 1990 BUL-FRA mE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
14. S Agdestein vs V Spasov  ½-½60 1990 Manila InterzonalE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
15. V Spasov vs Dolmatov  ½-½60 1990 Manila InterzonalC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
16. Shirov vs V Spasov  ½-½31 1990 Manila InterzonalE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
17. V Spasov vs Tal 1-053 1990 Manila InterzonalC07 French, Tarrasch
18. Kamsky vs V Spasov ½-½60 1990 Manila InterzonalA21 English
19. V Spasov vs Ehlvest  ½-½29 1990 Manila InterzonalB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
20. Khalifman vs V Spasov  1-058 1990 Manila InterzonalE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
21. R Ye vs V Spasov  ½-½56 1990 Manila InterzonalA16 English
22. V Spasov vs A Sokolov  0-161 1990 Manila InterzonalB83 Sicilian
23. V Spasov vs A Zapata  1-075 1990 Manila InterzonalB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. M Marin vs V Spasov  ½-½60 1990 Manila InterzonalE81 King's Indian, Samisch
25. V Spasov vs Dzindzichashvili  ½-½35 1990 Manila InterzonalB01 Scandinavian
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-30-03  Ezely Nakhdov: Chessgames, V Spasov is listed separately; these are the same guy, right?
Premium Chessgames Member Yes, the alternate spelling keeps fooling our database. We fixed it, thanks.
Apr-10-06  BIDMONFA: Vasil Spassov


Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Wanted to see if Vasil had ever played Liuben and came up with this

BTW neither have any games against Spassky in the database.

May-07-06  Saji Soman: i have not heard much about him
May-07-06  DeepBlade: A mix between Spassky and Karpov!
Jun-05-06  stanleys: He was world junior champion in 1989 (guys like Shirov,Dreev finished behind him).Very good positional and endgame player
Nov-14-06  stanleys: Speaking of his endgame skills,check this:V Spassov vs E Dearing, 2004
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Rated 2605 in 1996 (world no. 66).

He was Bulgarian champion in 1990, 1997, 2000, 2003, and 2008:

Bulgarian vice champion today (2010)!


Correct spelling appears to be <Spasov>

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: That's the Open, sorry. Yesterday, 4th in BUL Ch:

Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Vasil Spasov.
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