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Georgi Tringov
Number of games in database: 1,146
Years covered: 1955 to 1998
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +366 -222 =558 (56.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (214) 
    B40 B53 B47 B66 B92
 Ruy Lopez (120) 
    C91 C95 C77 C92 C75
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (68) 
    C91 C95 C92 C85 C86
 French Defense (50) 
    C16 C00 C19 C11 C10
 Caro-Kann (34) 
    B10 B14 B16 B19 B18
 Sicilian Najdorf (33) 
    B92 B96 B99 B98 B91
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (173) 
    B81 B92 B97 B22 B90
 King's Indian (106) 
    E92 E97 E69 E75 E80
 Modern Benoni (73) 
    A56 A67 A57 A65 A61
 Sicilian Najdorf (51) 
    B92 B97 B90 B93 B96
 Sicilian Scheveningen (48) 
    B81 B84 B80 B82 B83
 Ruy Lopez (34) 
    C69 C95 C84 C77 C98
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Tringov vs V Urdinov, 1998 1-0
   Tringov vs Bronstein, 1964 1/2-1/2
   Janosevic vs Tringov, 1967 0-1
   Tringov vs P N Lee, 1966 1-0
   Tringov vs Botvinnik, 1969 1/2-1/2
   Tringov vs Korchnoi, 1966 1/2-1/2
   Tringov vs M Damjanovic, 1962 1/2-1/2
   Tringov vs Y Gruenfeld, 1980 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Vidmar Memorial (1969)
   Teesside (1972)
   Havana (1965)
   Amsterdam Interzonal (1964)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Vidmar Memorial by FSR
   Teesside 1972 by Tabanus
   1971 Capablanca memorial by gauer
   1955 World Junior - finals by gauer
   1955 World Junior - preliminaries by gauer
   Alpha Spanish [White] by chess.master

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(born Mar-07-1937, died Jul-02-2000, 63 years old) Bulgaria

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Georgi Petrov Tringov was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Awarded the IM title in 1962 and the GM title in 1963, he was Bulgarian champion in 1963, 1981 and 1985. He played on Bulgarian Olympiad teams during 1956-82 and his best tournament result was 3rd= place (+5, =10, -0) with Lev Polugaevsky behind Vlastimil Hort and Gyula Sax at Vinkovci in 1976.

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 page 1 of 46; games 1-25 of 1,146  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tringov vs Portisch  ½-½631955Wch U20 final-AB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
2. Tringov vs Mednis  ½-½281955Wch U20 final-AC19 French, Winawer, Advance
3. I Johannsson vs Tringov  ½-½281955Wch U20 prel-BE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
4. M Farre vs Tringov  1-0361955Wch U20 final-AB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
5. S Schweber vs Tringov  ½-½891955Wch U20 final-AE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
6. Tringov vs M Donia 1-0201955Wch U20 prel-BC77 Ruy Lopez
7. Tringov vs L Hallstrom 1-0201955Wch U20 final-AB56 Sicilian
8. Tringov vs S Johannessen  1-0391955Wch U20 final-AB06 Robatsch
9. Portisch vs Tringov  ½-½401955Wch U20 prel-BE97 King's Indian
10. D Keller vs Tringov  0-1421955Wch U20 final-AE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
11. Spassky vs Tringov  1-0491955Wch U20 final-AC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
12. Tringov vs S Schweber 0-1381955Wch U20 prel-BB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
13. Tringov vs S Johannessen  1-0291955Wch U20 prel-BC77 Ruy Lopez
14. J van Oosterom vs Tringov  ½-½411955Wch U20 final-AE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
15. V Muller vs Tringov  0-1321955Wch U20 prel-BB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
16. K Lloyd vs Tringov  0-1451955Wch U20 prel-BE70 King's Indian
17. Tringov vs Benko  ½-½311956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. Tringov vs M Oren 1-0471956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AC17 French, Winawer, Advance
19. Tringov vs E Walther  1-0411956Moscow ol (Men) prelB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
20. Milner-Barry vs Tringov  0-1421956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AB50 Sicilian
21. G Both vs Tringov  0-1311956Moscow ol (Men) prelE60 King's Indian Defense
22. Tringov vs Soos  ½-½431956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AB40 Sicilian
23. Tringov vs E Bhend  ½-½271956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
24. Tringov vs R Dworzynski  1-0401956Moscow ol (Men) prelC77 Ruy Lopez
25. Tringov vs Eigil Pedersen  1-0351956Moscow ol (Men) fin-AC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Honza Cervenka: GM Georgi Tringov was born in Plovdiv on March 7, 1937. He became quite known after 1956 Chess Olympiad in Moscow where he played on the 4th board of Bulgarian team scoring 9 points from 12 games (75 %), which was the 3rd best individual performance on the 4th board. Twelve years later in Lugano he was the best player on the 2nd board scoring 11 points from 14 games (78,6 %), ahead of Lothar Schmid (9/12 or 75 %) and Boris Spassky (10/14 or 71,4 %).

In 1962 Tringov became an International Master and in 1963 a Grandmaster. He also won Bulgarian championship in 1963, 1981 and 1985.

Dec-14-05  stanleys: GM Tringov died in 2000
Apr-30-06  McCool: Anyone know why he took a year off in 1961?
May-09-08  BIDMONFA: Georgi P Tringov

TRINGOV, Georgi P.

Mar-07-09  WhiteRook48: maybe he decided he was tired of chess
Premium Chessgames Member
  Nosnibor: Tringov did play in 1961! In the Bulgarian Championship held in Sofia from February 5th to March 6th 1961 he played three games before retiring from the tournament through illness.
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  Penguincw: R.I.P. POTD.
Oct-20-15  zydeco: Korchnoi comments, in Chess Is My Life, that Tringov was the unluckiest player he knew. Korchnoi's comment is a propos of a story that Tringov forfeited a game in an important team event because he somehow forgot to put the paper with the sealed move in the adjournment envelope. There must be other stories of Tringov's unluckiness?
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