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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) 
    B53 B40 B47 B66 B92
 Ruy Lopez (120) 
    C91 C92 C77 C95 C85
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (68) 
    C91 C92 C95 C85 C99
 French Defense (50) 
    C16 C00 C19 C10 C11
 Caro-Kann (33) 
    B10 B14 B16 B19 B17
 Sicilian Najdorf (33) 
    B92 B96 B99 B97 B91
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (172) 
    B81 B92 B97 B22 B90
 King's Indian (106) 
    E92 E97 E69 E75 E67
 Modern Benoni (73) 
    A56 A67 A57 A61 A65
 Sicilian Najdorf (51) 
    B92 B97 B90 B93 B96
 Sicilian Scheveningen (48) 
    B81 B84 B80 B82 B83
 Ruy Lopez (34) 
    C95 C69 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
   Tringov vs P N Lee, 1966 1-0
   D Keller vs Tringov, 1955 0-1

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

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Teesside 1972 by Tabanus
   Vidmar Memorial by FSR
   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 Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Tringov vs L Hallstrom 1-020 1955 Wch U20 final-AB56 Sicilian
2. Tringov vs S Johannessen  1-039 1955 Wch U20 final-AB06 Robatsch
3. Portisch vs Tringov  ½-½40 1955 Wch U20 prel-BE97 King's Indian
4. D Keller vs Tringov  0-142 1955 Wch U20 final-AE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
5. Spassky vs Tringov  1-049 1955 Wch U20 final-AC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
6. Tringov vs S Schweber 0-138 1955 Wch U20 prel-BB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
7. Tringov vs S Johannessen  1-029 1955 Wch U20 prel-BC77 Ruy Lopez
8. J van Oosterom vs Tringov  ½-½41 1955 Wch U20 final-AE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
9. V Muller vs Tringov  0-132 1955 Wch U20 prel-BB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
10. K Lloyd vs Tringov  0-145 1955 Wch U20 prel-BE70 King's Indian
11. Tringov vs Portisch  ½-½63 1955 Wch U20 final-AB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
12. Tringov vs Mednis  ½-½28 1955 Wch U20 final-AC19 French, Winawer, Advance
13. I Johannsson vs Tringov  ½-½28 1955 Wch U20 prel-BE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
14. M Farre vs Tringov  1-036 1955 Wch U20 final-AB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
15. S Schweber vs Tringov  ½-½89 1955 Wch U20 final-AE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
16. Tringov vs M Donia 1-020 1955 Wch U20 prel-BC77 Ruy Lopez
17. Tringov vs Benko  ½-½31 1956 Moscow ol (Men) fin-AB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. Tringov vs Soos  ½-½43 1956 Moscow ol (Men) fin-AB40 Sicilian
19. Tringov vs E Bhend  ½-½27 1956 Moscow ol (Men) fin-AB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
20. Tringov vs R Dworzynski  1-040 1956 Moscow ol (Men) prelC77 Ruy Lopez
21. Tringov vs Eigil Pedersen  1-035 1956 Moscow ol (Men) fin-AC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
22. G Pfeiffer vs Tringov  1-044 1956 Moscow ol (Men) fin-AC78 Ruy Lopez
23. Tringov vs F Benitez  1-062 1956 Moscow ol (Men) prelB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
24. G Backlund vs Tringov  ½-½52 1956 Moscow ol (Men) prelA16 English
25. Tringov vs M Oren 1-047 1956 Moscow ol (Men) fin-AC17 French, Winawer, Advance
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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
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  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.
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  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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