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Venka Asenova
Number of games in database: 33
Years covered: 1961 to 1972
Overall record: +16 -8 =9 (62.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Oct-17-1930, died Dec-29-1986, 56 years old) Bulgaria

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Asenova was Bulgarian Women's Champion in 1953, 1956, 1960-1963, 1965, 1966 and 1969. She became a WIM in 1965 and an Honorary WGM in 1986.

Last updated: 2016-10-17 06:42:45

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 33  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Borisenko-Belova vs V Asenova  1-0341961BUL-RUSD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. V Asenova vs K Blagojevic  ½-½581961Belgrade-SofiaB23 Sicilian, Closed
3. V Nedeljkovic vs V Asenova  1-0411961Belgrade-SofiaB01 Scandinavian
4. V Asenova vs N Gaprindashvili  ½-½271963Split Olympiad (Women)B57 Sicilian
5. V Asenova vs N Gaprindashvili  0-1401963Split Olympiad (Women)B42 Sicilian, Kan
6. V Nedeljkovic vs V Asenova  1-0781963Split Olympiad (Women)C43 Petrov, Modern Attack
7. E Ladanyike-Karakas vs V Asenova  ½-½311963Split Olympiad (Women)C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
8. V Asenova vs M Teodorescu  1-0351963Split Olympiad (Women)C55 Two Knights Defense
9. E Rinder vs V Asenova  ½-½301963Split Olympiad (Women)C07 French, Tarrasch
10. V Asenova vs A Chevrier 1-0671963Split Olympiad (Women)B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
11. L Loeffler vs V Asenova  0-1431963Split Olympiad (Women)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. V Asenova vs G Hulgana  1-0281963Split Olympiad (Women)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
13. V Asenova vs P Steedman  1-0421963Split Olympiad (Women)B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
14. V Asenova vs W Samt  1-0241963Split Olympiad (Women)B32 Sicilian
15. V Asenova vs O A Andreieva  0-1651966Match Ukraine-BulgariaB40 Sicilian
16. O A Andreieva vs V Asenova  0-1461966Match Ukraine-BulgariaB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
17. E Keller-Herrmann vs V Asenova  ½-½221966Oberhausen Olympiad (Women)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
18. V Asenova vs A Nicolau van der Mije  ½-½281966Oberhausen Olympiad (Women)C45 Scotch Game
19. N Gaprindashvili vs V Asenova  1-0461966Oberhausen Olympiad (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
20. E Rinder vs V Asenova  0-1421966Oberhausen Olympiad (Women)B40 Sicilian
21. V Asenova vs I Larsen  1-0301966Oberhausen Olympiad (Women)B01 Scandinavian
22. E Ladanyike-Karakas vs V Asenova  0-1391966Oberhausen Olympiad (Women)B25 Sicilian, Closed
23. C Vreeken-Bouwman vs V Asenova  1-0371966Oberhausen Olympiad (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. M Lazarevic vs V Asenova  0-1671966Oberhausen Olympiad (Women)B23 Sicilian, Closed
25. V Asenova vs G Gresser  1-0441966Oberhausen Olympiad (Women)B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
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Mar-24-11  BLarsen1967: In the Sofia women tourney 1967 Venka Asenova got 7.5 points out of 11,one point after the winner Zsuzsa Makai. Venka didnt start well,only 2.5 after 5 rounds,but then in r6 things changed,she beat Antonina Georgieva and in general Asenova scored 5 P. in the last 6 rounds - Round Six:

[Event "Sofia (Women)"]
[Site "Sofia"]
[Date "1967.??.??"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Asenova, Venka"]
[Black "Georgieva, Antonina"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B22"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. c3 Nc6 4. d4 d6 5. h3 Nf6 6. Bd3 g6 7. O-O Bg7 8. Qe2 O-O 9. Be3 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bd7 11. Nd2 b5 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. f4 Qd7 14. Rae1 Qb7 15. Bd4 Rfe8 16. e5 Nd5 17. f5 dxe5 18. fxg6 hxg6 19. Bxe5 Bxe5 20. Qxe5 Nf6 21. Nf3 Rad8 22. Bb1 Rd5 23. Qg3 Nh5 24. Qh4 Qb6+ 25. Rf2 Qc5 26. Be4 Rd6 27. Bxc6 Rxc6 28. Nd4 Rf6 29. Rxf6 Nxf6 30. Kh1 Kg7 31. Qf2 Qh5 32. Nf3 e5 33. Qc5 Nd7 34. Qa7 Qf5 35. Qxa6 e4 36. Nd4 Qf2 37. Rg1 e3 38. Qxb5 e2 39. Nxe2 Rxe2 40. Qxd7 Rxb2 41. a4 Qc2 42. Qd4+ Kg8 43. a5 Qe2 44. Qf6 Ra2 45. Qd8+ Kg7 46. Qd4+ Kg8 47. c4 Rd2 48. Qf4 Ra2 49. Qc7 Rc2 50. a6 Kg7 51. a7 Ra2 52. Qb8 Qe4 53. c5 Qd5 54. Qb6 Qa8 55. c6 Qxa7 56. Qb3 Qf2 57. Qc3+ Qf6 58. Qc1 Ra8 59. Rf1 Qd6 60. Qc3+ Kg8 61. Qf3 Qe7 62. Rd1 Rc8 63. Qc3 Rc7 64. Rb1 Qe8 65. Rb6 Kh7 66. Qf6 Qc8 67. Rb4 1-0

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