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Valentin Iotov
Number of games in database: 208
Years covered: 2001 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2516 (2586 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2603

Overall record: +82 -56 =70 (56.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E43 E53 E55 E41 E54
 King's Indian (12) 
    E99 E91 E92 E61 E90
 Slav (10) 
    D15 D12 D11
 Modern Benoni (10) 
    A57 A70 A56 A68 A69
 Grunfeld (8) 
    D97 D82 D80 D91 D98
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 A41 A50
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (34) 
    B48 B47 B40 B44 B49
 Sicilian Taimanov (21) 
    B48 B47 B49
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    E00 A46 A45 D02 E10
 Slav (7) 
    D16 D17 D14 D13 D11
 English (6) 
    A13 A17 A16 A15
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D38 D31 D35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Karjakin vs V Iotov, 2014 0-1
   T Markowski vs V Iotov, 2008 0-1
   G Margvelashvili vs V Iotov, 2012 1/2-1/2
   V Iotov vs W So, 2012 1/2-1/2
   V Iotov vs Anatoly Bykhovsky, 2012 1-0
   A Getz vs V Iotov, 2012 0-1
   V Iotov vs I D Schoch, 2012 1-0
   I Georgiadis vs V Iotov, 2008 0-1
   V Iotov vs Kiril D Georgiev, 2010 1-0
   V Iotov vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2004 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   69th Bulgarian Championship (2005)
   68th Bulgarian Championship (2004)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)
   17th European Team Championship (2009)
   5th Individual European Chess Championship (2004)
   European Club Cup (2008)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   European Individual Championship (2010)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   Olympiad (2008)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)
   European Club Cup (2010)

   🏆 Chess Olympiad
   E Postny vs V Iotov (Sep-13-16) 1-0
   Nestor Cofre Archibold vs V Iotov (Sep-12-16) 0-1
   V Iotov vs S Mansour (Sep-11-16) 1-0
   V Iotov vs Leitao (Sep-10-16) 1/2-1/2
   S Soors vs V Iotov (Sep-09-16) 1-0

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(born Sep-06-1988, 30 years old) Bulgaria

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Valentin Dimitrov Iotov is a Grandmaster and a GMC.

Wikipedia article: Valentin Yotov

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 208  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Peev vs V Iotov  ½-½60200165th ch-BULA16 English
2. V Iotov vs Z Bratanov  ½-½41200165th ch-BULE61 King's Indian
3. P Drenchev vs V Iotov  ½-½19200165th ch-BULB20 Sicilian
4. V Iotov vs D Bojkov 1-030200165th ch-BULA10 English
5. V Iotov vs J Radulski  1-037200165th ch-BULD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. M G Petrov vs V Iotov  1-032200165th ch-BULC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
7. V Iotov vs V I Dimitrov  0-160200165th ch-BULE91 King's Indian
8. P Panteleev vs V Iotov  1-055200165th ch-BULA15 English
9. V Iotov vs S Simeonov  0-136200165th ch-BULA68 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack
10. V Iotov vs G Johnston  1-0342001EYCC B14A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
11. V Khizanashvili vs V Iotov  ½-½542001EYCC B14B83 Sicilian
12. V Iotov vs G Quparadze  0-1462001EYCC B14E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
13. A E Azis vs V Iotov  0-1342001EYCC B14D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
14. V Iotov vs K Bordi  0-1592001EYCC B14D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. D Baratosi vs V Iotov 1-0262001EYCC B14B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
16. D Maghalashvili vs V Iotov 1-0292001EYCC B14D70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
17. V Iotov vs S Bercys  0-1702002Wch U14A69 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
18. V Iotov vs P San Segundo Carrillo  ½-½332003EU-chT (Men)E43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
19. N Berry vs V Iotov  0-1702003EU-chT (Men)A17 English
20. V Iotov vs M Dutreeuw  ½-½142003EU-chT (Men)E55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
21. V Iotov vs Y Bayram  1-0372003EU-chT (Men)D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. V S Spasov vs V Iotov 1-028200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
23. V Iotov vs I Cheparinov 0-145200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
24. Z Bratanov vs V Iotov  0-136200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipA13 English
25. V Iotov vs B N Chatalbashev  ½-½52200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 208  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-10-06  BIDMONFA: Valentin Iotov

IOTOV, Valentin

Apr-12-08  stanleys: Valentin Iotov recently locked his final GM norm and will become our newest grandmaster.Congratulations!
Apr-12-08  stanleys: Valentin in action :)
Nov-17-08  TrueBlue: he will be world chess champion very soon, mark my words!!!!!!!!
Jan-04-09  stanleys: Correction to my link:
Dec-16-09  19842009: Born of The Day of ... Red ~Crystal~ Dragon ... * I'm ... Red ~Lunar~ Dragon ... ->This is Dream~Spell Mayan Astrology Info<- He beat me Several Times as Kid... And I -Never- beat Him! With Respect!
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  Tabanus: Picture:

He was 5th today in the Bulgarian championship:

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  Tabanus: That's the Open, sorry. Yesterday, 3rd in BUL Ch:

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  Tabanus: 2nd place today the Spanish open tournament Vila de Salou 4-12 May 2010,

Aug-06-14  donjova: He's currently 5/5 in the Olympiad, and his wins include victory with the black pieces over Karjakin.
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