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Nino Kirov Ivanov
Number of games in database: 170
Years covered: 1969 to 2001
Last FIDE rating: 2419
Highest rating achieved in database: 2500

Overall record: +37 -45 =86 (47.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (29) 
    A04 A06 A05
 King's Indian (16) 
    E62 E63 E67 E69 E60
 Sicilian (8) 
    B46 B83 B22 B82 B56
 English (6) 
    A15 A14 A13
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D79 D76 D77 D78
 King's Indian Attack (4) 
    A07 A08
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (28) 
    B46 B29 B44 B40 B39
 Slav (13) 
    D10 D19 D17 D18 D12
 Sicilian Taimanov (11) 
    B46 B47 B48
 Grunfeld (10) 
    D97 D78 D75 D91 D88
 French Defense (5) 
    C10 C01 C09
 English (5) 
    A16 A15 A12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Tal vs N K Ivanov, 1974 0-1
   N K Ivanov vs V Panbukchian, 2001 1/2-1/2
   N K Ivanov vs Jansa, 1972 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Sukhumi (1972)

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(born Feb-09-1945, died Sep-25-2008, 63 years old) Bulgaria

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Nino Kirov Ivanov was born 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 170  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N K Ivanov vs M Bobotsov  1-0321969BUL-chB83 Sicilian
2. N K Ivanov vs I Bilek  0-1301970VarnaB06 Robatsch
3. N K Ivanov vs Vasiukov  0-1381971VarnaB02 Alekhine's Defense
4. Smejkal vs N K Ivanov  1-0291971VarnaD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. Huebner vs N K Ivanov  ½-½421972WchT U26A15 English
6. N K Ivanov vs L Shamkovich  ½-½281972Timisoara (Romania)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
7. N K Ivanov vs Adorjan  ½-½161972W-ch Student Team Final-AA04 Reti Opening
8. N K Ivanov vs Balashov  0-1391972W-ch Student Team Final-AC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
9. N K Ivanov vs Suttles  1-0321972SukhumiA04 Reti Opening
10. Savon vs N K Ivanov  1-0341972SukhumiB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
11. N K Ivanov vs L Espig  ½-½251972SukhumiB83 Sicilian
12. Beliavsky vs N K Ivanov 1-0471972SukhumiB44 Sicilian
13. N K Ivanov vs M Mukhin  0-1391972SukhumiA15 English
14. Kholmov vs N K Ivanov  1-0311972SukhumiB40 Sicilian
15. N K Ivanov vs Jansa  1-0431972SukhumiD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
16. K Honfi vs N K Ivanov  ½-½311972SukhumiB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
17. N K Ivanov vs V Liberzon  ½-½241972SukhumiA15 English
18. N K Ivanov vs Murey  ½-½581972SukhumiB53 Sicilian
19. Gufeld vs N K Ivanov  ½-½571972SukhumiD75 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O c5, 8.dxc5
20. N K Ivanov vs Taimanov  0-1391972SukhumiE60 King's Indian Defense
21. H Ree vs N K Ivanov  ½-½251972SukhumiB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
22. N K Ivanov vs Huebner  0-1241972SukhumiB10 Caro-Kann
23. Tal vs N K Ivanov 1-0391972SukhumiA15 English
24. Tal vs N K Ivanov 0-1371974Novi SadB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
25. Wade vs N K Ivanov  0-1291974BirminghamD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 170  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 (in Bulgarian)
Premium Chessgames Member
  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?

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  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.

Premium Chessgames Member
  shalgo: <tpstar> I was not aware of that. How odd.
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Niņo Kirov Ivanov.
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