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Nino Kirov Ivanov
Number of games in database: 168
Years covered: 1969 to 2001
Last FIDE rating: 2419
Highest rating achieved in database: 2500
Overall record: +36 -44 =86 (47.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      2 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Reti System (28) 
    A04 A06 A05
 King's Indian (16) 
    E62 E63 E68 E66 E67
 Sicilian (8) 
    B46 B83 B82 B22 B53
 English (6) 
    A15 A14 A13
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D79 D78 D77 D76
 King's Indian Attack (4) 
    A07 A08
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (28) 
    B46 B44 B29 B40 B30
 Slav (13) 
    D10 D19 D17 D18 D15
 Sicilian Taimanov (11) 
    B46 B47 B48
 Grunfeld (10) 
    D97 D78 D75 D91 D88
 Semi-Slav (5) 
    D48 D43 D46
 English (5) 
    A15 A16 A12
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NINO KIROV IVANOV
(born Feb-09-1945, died Sep-25-2008) Bulgaria

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Nino Kirov Ivanov was born in 1945 in Gorna Dzhumaya (now Blagoevgrad), Bulgaria. Awarded the IM title in 1971 and the GM title in 1975 he was Bulgarian Champion in 1978 after a play-off. He played on the Bulgarian Olympiad teams of 1974 and 1984 and in tournaments he was 1st at Coka 1973, 1st= at Vrsac 1974, 2nd= at Potsdam 1985 and 3rd= at Rome 1986.

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 168  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. N K Ivanov vs M Bobotsov  1-032 1969 BUL-chB83 Sicilian
2. N K Ivanov vs I Bilek  0-130 1970 VarnaB06 Robatsch
3. N K Ivanov vs Vasiukov  0-138 1971 VarnaB02 Alekhine's Defense
4. Smejkal vs N K Ivanov  1-029 1971 VarnaD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. Tal vs N K Ivanov 1-039 1972 SukhumiA15 English
6. N K Ivanov vs Suttles  1-032 1972 SukhumiA04 Reti Opening
7. H Ree vs N K Ivanov  ½-½25 1972 SukhumiB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
8. N K Ivanov vs Jansa  1-043 1972 SukhumiD76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
9. N K Ivanov vs Taimanov  0-139 1972 SukhumiE60 King's Indian Defense
10. N K Ivanov vs L Shamkovich  ½-½28 1972 Timisoara (Romania)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
11. N K Ivanov vs M Mukhin  0-139 1972 SukhumiA15 English
12. Gufeld vs N K Ivanov  ½-½57 1972 SukhumiD75 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
13. Kholmov vs N K Ivanov  1-031 1972 SukhumiB40 Sicilian
14. Beliavsky vs N K Ivanov  1-047 1972 SukhumiB44 Sicilian
15. N K Ivanov vs Murey  ½-½58 1972 SukhumiB53 Sicilian
16. N K Ivanov vs V Liberzon  ½-½24 1972 SukhumiA15 English
17. N K Ivanov vs L Espig  ½-½25 1972 SukhumiB83 Sicilian
18. N K Ivanov vs Huebner  0-124 1972 SukhumiB10 Caro-Kann
19. Savon vs N K Ivanov  1-034 1972 SukhumiB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
20. K Honfi vs N K Ivanov  ½-½31 1972 SukhumiB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. Huebner vs N K Ivanov  ½-½42 1972 WchT U26A15 English
22. J Lechtynsky vs N K Ivanov  0-135 1974 Rubinstein memB22 Sicilian, Alapin
23. N K Ivanov vs Suetin  ½-½15 1974 Polanica Zdroj (Poland)E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
24. Reshevsky vs N K Ivanov  0-142 1974 Olympiad (Finals)A34 English, Symmetrical
25. N K Ivanov vs W Schmidt  1-016 1974 Rubinstein memA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 168  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-29-08  Gala: Nino Kirov has died.
Sep-29-08  Kapablanca: Source?
Sep-30-08  stanleys: It's true - GM Kirov has died on 25 September 2008 http://www.chessbgnet.org/news.php?... (in Bulgarian)
Apr-20-11  shalgo: He had a profile here: User: goosey3.

If you look at his games collections, he had curious dislikes of Tiviakov, Short, and Carlsen. I wonder what was behind them?

Apr-20-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: It's more like a running joke:

User: goosey

User: goosesmack

User: smackgoose

User: cksmasooge

User: ontocaustic

Nobody seriously believed he was a name player.

Apr-21-11  shalgo: <tpstar> I was not aware of that. How odd.
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