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Ivan Radulov
I Radulov 
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Number of games in database: 796
Years covered: 1961 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2245 (2353 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2505

Overall record: +198 -189 =409 (50.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (146) 
    B87 B48 B45 B52 B32
 French Defense (38) 
    C07 C05 C01 C03 C09
 French Tarrasch (29) 
    C07 C05 C03 C09 C04
 Sicilian Taimanov (24) 
    B45 B48 B46 B47
 Caro-Kann (23) 
    B18 B17 B15 B14 B16
 Scotch Game (22) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (104) 
    B57 B62 B31 B61 B60
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (41) 
    D27 D21 D20 D24 D26
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (38) 
    B62 B61 B60 B64 B67
 Orthodox Defense (38) 
    D55 D63 D60 D50 D54
 English (36) 
    A12 A15 A13 A14 A18
 Ruy Lopez (24) 
    C60 C78 C77 C66 C87
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Torre vs I Radulov, 1973 0-1
   Quinteros vs I Radulov, 1970 0-1
   I Radulov vs Westerinen, 1972 1-0
   D Neukirch vs I Radulov, 1964 0-1
   A Hennings vs I Radulov, 1972 0-1
   Karpov vs I Radulov, 1973 1/2-1/2
   I Radulov vs J Marsalek, 1961 1-0
   I Radulov vs Quinteros, 1973 1-0
   Matulovic vs I Radulov, 1971 1/2-1/2
   Quinteros vs I Radulov, 1974 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Forssa / Helsinki Zonal (1972)
   Reggio Emilia 1968/69 (1968)
   Varna (1968)
   Skopje Olympiad qual-7 (1972)
   Sofia (1979)
   Hamburg Open (1981)
   Saemisch Memorial (1978)
   Kragujevac (1977)
   Capablanca Memorial (1969)
   Skopje Olympiad Final-A (1972)
   Bucharest GMT (1961)
   Raach Zonal (1969)
   European Senior Championship (2013)
   Leningrad Interzonal (1973)
   First Lady's Cup (1982)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Forssa/Helsinki zonal tournament 1972 by Chessdreamer
   Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1974 by suenteus po 147
   0ZeR0's Favorite Games Volume 26 by 0ZeR0

   🏆 Grand Europe Open
   V Guempel vs I Radulov (Jun-08-13) 1-0
   I Radulov vs R Danov (Jun-07-13) 1-0
   E Mladenov vs I Radulov (Jun-06-13) 1/2-1/2
   I Radulov vs D Dimitrov (Jun-05-13) 1/2-1/2
   I Radulov vs A B Ozveren (Jun-03-13) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jan-07-1939, 84 years old) Bulgaria

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Ivan Radulov was born in Burgas. He is a civil engineer. Awarded the IM title in 1968 and the GM title in 1972, he won the Bulgarian Championship in 1971, 1974, 1977 and 1980 (on the last three occasions after play-offs). A regular on the Bulgarian Olympiad squad from 1968 to 1986 (playing in 8 Olympiads) he has also performed well in a number of international tournaments. 1st at Torremolinos 1971, 1st at Helsinki 1972, 1st at Montilla 1974, equal 1st at Montilla and Bajmok 1975 and 2nd at Silkeborg 1983.

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 page 1 of 34; games 1-25 of 841  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Krogius vs I Radulov  1-0411961BUL-RUS mD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. I Radulov vs Krogius  ½-½771961BUL-RUS mB56 Sicilian
3. Hort vs I Radulov 0-1391961WchT U26 08thA30 English, Symmetrical
4. B Malich vs I Radulov  1-0211961Bucharest GMTD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. I Radulov vs Gheorghiu  1-0421961Bucharest GMTB56 Sicilian
6. I Radulov vs D Drimer  1-0311961Bucharest GMTB06 Robatsch
7. G Mititelu vs I Radulov  ½-½401961Bucharest GMTA40 Queen's Pawn Game
8. I Radulov vs I Bilek  ½-½301961Bucharest GMTB27 Sicilian
9. I Radulov vs A Tarnowski  ½-½331961Bucharest GMTC50 Giuoco Piano
10. C Radovici vs I Radulov  1-0401961Bucharest GMTB27 Sicilian
11. I Radulov vs V Ciocaltea  1-0181961Bucharest GMTB30 Sicilian
12. B Soos vs I Radulov  1-0231961Bucharest GMTD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. V Georgescu vs I Radulov  1-0401961Bucharest GMTC78 Ruy Lopez
14. Stein vs I Radulov  1-0551961Bucharest GMTC78 Ruy Lopez
15. I Radulov vs J Marsalek  1-0241961Bucharest GMTB07 Pirc
16. I Radulov vs V Shiyanovsky  1-0281962Kiev (Ukraine)C56 Two Knights
17. D Neukirch vs I Radulov 0-1261964EuropcupC78 Ruy Lopez
18. Savon vs I Radulov  1-0441964WchT U26 11th fin-AD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. I Radulov vs W Schmidt  0-1401964WchT U26 11th fin-AA16 English
20. D Neukirch vs I Radulov  ½-½491964WchT U26 11th qual-EB02 Alekhine's Defense
21. P N Lee vs I Radulov 1-0401965Student Olympiad, PrelimsA07 King's Indian Attack
22. A Buslaev vs I Radulov  ½-½341965TbilisiD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. I Radulov vs W Balcerowski  1-0331965TbilisiB07 Pirc
24. R Fuchs vs I Radulov  ½-½161965TbilisiC03 French, Tarrasch
25. Jansa vs I Radulov  ½-½371965TbilisiC11 French
 page 1 of 34; games 1-25 of 841  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-06-06  BIDMONFA: Ivan Radulov


Aug-15-11  wordfunph: "The beauty of a sacrifice."

- GM Ivan Radulov (when asked what he valued most in chess)

Jan-07-13  Eastfrisian: A well known player, with nearly no kibitz-notes. Is there nothing to say about him?
Jan-07-13  Kikoman: Happy 74th Birthday GM Ivan Radulov. :D
Jan-07-13  Nosnibor: Many happy returns of the day GM Radulov! I remember when you being a member of the Bulgarian team obtained the Bronze Medals in the 1966 Olympiad ahead of the U.S.A,West Germany,Hungary,Argentina,etal.and beating Yugoslavia in second place.You were also awarded a special prize by way of an inscribed watch for the second best score on your board namely 10.5 points from 14 games (75%)
Jan-07-13  theodor: Dear trainer (of the chess team of the institute of architecture and civil engeneering in Sofia - 1971 - 74 ), do you remember having beaten me twice, playing blind against me - in Varna, during the bulgarian university championship? During the second game, I awaked you a coupple of times, for asking your move! I wish you all the best, trainer!

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