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Jovan Sofrevski

Number of games in database: 269
Years covered: 1953 to 1991
Highest rating achieved in database: 2465
Overall record: +49 -79 =141 (44.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (27) 
    E92 E97 E67 E91 E98
 English (18) 
    A17 A10 A15 A13 A16
 English, 1 c4 c5 (16) 
    A36 A30 A35 A34 A33
 Reti System (12) 
 English, 1 c4 e5 (9) 
    A21 A29 A27 A22
 Orthodox Defense (6) 
    D55 D56 D61 D58 D52
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (53) 
    B46 B56 B47 B48 B44
 King's Indian (21) 
    E63 E97 E60 E96 E66
 Sicilian Taimanov (15) 
    B46 B47 B48 B49
 French Defense (12) 
    C18 C11 C12 C01 C07
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E46 E48 E25 E33 E28
 Old Indian (6) 
    A53 A54 A55
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Sofrevski vs Geller, 1968 1/2-1/2
   Ivkov vs J Sofrevski, 1962 1/2-1/2
   J Sofrevski vs B Ilievski, 1967 1/2-1/2
   Geller vs J Sofrevski, 1967 1/2-1/2
   J Sofrevski vs D Minic, 1967 1/2-1/2
   P Dely vs J Sofrevski, 1967 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Plovdiv (1973)
   Yugoslav Championship (1960)
   Skopje (1969)
   Skopje Solidarnost (1971)
   Skopje (1967)
   Yugoslav Championship (1972)
   Yugoslav Championship (1959)
   Yugoslav Championship 1963 (1962)
   Yugoslav Championship (1961)
   Yugoslav Championship 1966 (1965)
   Yugoslav Championship (1958)
   Yugoslav Championship (1991)

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(born Aug-17-1935, died Aug-02-2005, 69 years old) Macedonia

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He was an International Master. Formerly known as Jovan Zahariev.

Last updated: 2023-06-28 11:37:41

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 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 269  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Janosevic vs J Sofrevski  1-0151953Yugoslav Semifinal WestB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. B Rabar vs J Sofrevski  1-0271953Yugoslav Semifinal WestE85 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Variation
3. R Maric vs J Sofrevski  1-0371953Yugoslav Semifinal WestB50 Sicilian
4. N Karaklajic vs J Sofrevski  1-0641956Yugoslav First LeagueB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
5. J Sofrevski vs A Lukic  1-0411957Yugoslav Semifinal WestE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
6. J Sofrevski vs A Bradvarevic  ½-½401957Yugoslav Semifinal WestB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
7. P Bidev vs J Sofrevski  0-1361957Yugoslav Semifinal WestB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. S Puc vs J Sofrevski  0-1471957Yugoslav Semifinal WestA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
9. J Sofrevski vs V Sokolov  1-0401958Yugoslav ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
10. V Cuderman vs J Sofrevski  ½-½141958Yugoslav ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
11. J Sofrevski vs P Trifunovic  ½-½191958Yugoslav ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
12. B Djurasevic vs J Sofrevski ½-½191958Yugoslav ChampionshipB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
13. J Sofrevski vs D Ciric  1-0541958Yugoslav ChampionshipA13 English
14. J Sofrevski vs N Karaklajic  ½-½331958Yugoslav ChampionshipA13 English
15. Gligoric vs J Sofrevski  1-0451958Yugoslav ChampionshipE46 Nimzo-Indian
16. J Sofrevski vs M R Vukcevich  ½-½151958Yugoslav ChampionshipA38 English, Symmetrical
17. B Milic vs J Sofrevski  ½-½371958Yugoslav ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
18. J Sofrevski vs S Puc  ½-½301958Yugoslav ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
19. Ivkov vs J Sofrevski  ½-½441958Yugoslav ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
20. J Sofrevski vs A Lukic  0-1571958Yugoslav ChampionshipA35 English, Symmetrical
21. A Matanovic vs J Sofrevski  1-0461958Yugoslav ChampionshipB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
22. J Sofrevski vs D Dimc  0-1401958Yugoslav ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
23. V Vukovic vs J Sofrevski  ½-½521958Yugoslav ChampionshipB56 Sicilian
24. J Sofrevski vs D Ivkovic  0-1301958Yugoslav ChampionshipA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
25. R Bogdanovic vs J Sofrevski  1-0381958Yugoslav ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
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Jul-26-10  Imagine: Bio:
Jovan Sofrevski born 17 August 1935, Skopje Macedonia. Died 2 August 2005. Awarded the International Master title in 1972. Highest raiting 2554 on the April 1973 raiting list (best World rank 134).

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