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Nikola Spiridonov
Number of games in database: 191
Years covered: 1961 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2143
Highest rating achieved in database: 2394

Overall record: +39 -78 =74 (39.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (25) 
    A15 A14 A13 A11 A12
 Reti System (16) 
    A04 A05 A06
 English, 1 c4 e5 (9) 
    A20 A21 A28 A23 A25
 English, 1 c4 c5 (8) 
    A36 A34 A31 A35 A30
 King's Indian (7) 
    E60 E61 E92 E73 E94
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    A46 A41 D02
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (23) 
    B17 B12 B11 B10 B14
 English, 1 c4 c5 (10) 
    A30 A36 A34 A35 A39
 Sicilian (9) 
    B32 B30 B21 B35 B73
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D86 D81 D93 D94 D82
 Nimzo Indian (5) 
    E54 E42 E26
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   N Spiridonov vs Estrin, 1971 1-0
   Uhlmann vs N Spiridonov, 1981 0-1
   E Paoli vs N Spiridonov, 1976 0-1
   N Spiridonov vs L Shamkovich, 1969 1-0

   🏆 Golden Sands
   N Spiridonov vs P Asparuhov (Jun-10-12) 0-1
   Z Ojagverdiyev vs N Spiridonov (Jun-09-12) 1/2-1/2
   N Spiridonov vs I Enchev (Jun-08-12) 0-1
   N Spiridonov vs A A Khouri (Jun-07-12) 1-0
   Akopian vs N Spiridonov (Jun-06-12) 1-0

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(born Feb-28-1938, 80 years old) Bulgaria

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Nikola Spiridonov was awarded the IM title in 1970 and the GM title in 1979. He won the Bulgarian Championship in 1969 (after a play-off). His best tournament results include equal firsts at Polanica Zdroj 1971 and Varna 1974.

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 191  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Kuijpers vs N Spiridonov  ½-½401961WchT U26 08thA47 Queen's Indian
2. J Flesch vs N Spiridonov  1-0401964EU-chT sfA07 King's Indian Attack
3. D Byrne vs N Spiridonov  0-1551964Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-AA10 English
4. J Flesch vs N Spiridonov  0-1491964Tel Aviv ol (Men) fin-AA07 King's Indian Attack
5. B Brinck-Claussen vs N Spiridonov  0-1321966Orebro Stud olm prelim5D82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
6. N Spiridonov vs S Bouaziz  1-0261966Orebro Stud olm prelim5A05 Reti Opening
7. R Wostyn vs N Spiridonov  0-1391966Orebro Stud olm prelim5B35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
8. B Brinck-Claussen vs N Spiridonov  ½-½311966Orebro Stud olm fAA56 Benoni Defense
9. I Polgar vs N Spiridonov  0-1381966Orebro Stud olm fAA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
10. N Spiridonov vs Kurajica  ½-½211966Orebro Stud olm fAA07 King's Indian Attack
11. N Spiridonov vs M Basman  1-0531966Orebro Stud olm fAA12 English with b3
12. Y Stepak vs N Spiridonov 1-0391966Orebro Stud olm fAB10 Caro-Kann
13. Hort vs N Spiridonov 1-0391966Orebro Stud olm fAB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
14. N Spiridonov vs C Zuidema  1-0211966Orebro Stud olm fAA20 English
15. N Spiridonov vs Gheorghiu  ½-½271966Orebro Stud olm fAA04 Reti Opening
16. Savon vs N Spiridonov  ½-½431966Orebro Stud olm fAA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
17. N Spiridonov vs H Westerinen 1-0501966Orebro Stud olm fAA15 English
18. N Spiridonov vs A Hennings  1-0361966Orebro Stud olm fAA00 Uncommon Opening
19. N Spiridonov vs J Kozma  ½-½601967DSV-TurnierA04 Reti Opening
20. Gulko vs N Spiridonov 1-0351967SofiaD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
21. N Spiridonov vs Sliwa  0-1541967DSV-TurnierA04 Reti Opening
22. V Tukmakov vs N Spiridonov  ½-½191967DSV-TurnierD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. N Spiridonov vs N Minev  ½-½331968VarnaA00 Uncommon Opening
24. M Bobotsov vs N Spiridonov  ½-½241968VarnaD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. N Spiridonov vs P Peev  1-0411968VarnaA56 Benoni Defense
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 191  PGN Download
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