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Nikola Padevsky
N Padevsky 
Number of games in database: 658
Years covered: 1949 to 1992
Last FIDE rating: 2355
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +174 -143 =341 (52.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (79) 
    B43 B23 B81 B92 B30
 Ruy Lopez (51) 
    C73 C69 C91 C63 C92
 King's Indian (24) 
    E77 E67 E69 E86 E80
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (24) 
    C91 C92 C97 C96 C84
 French Defense (18) 
    C09 C07 C15 C02 C18
 Queen's Gambit Declined (15) 
    D37 D38 D30 D35 D39
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (62) 
    B32 B81 B23 B83 B84
 Ruy Lopez (38) 
    C98 C85 C96 C95 C94
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (34) 
    C98 C85 C95 C96 C94
 French Defense (29) 
    C07 C11 C12 C09 C01
 English (20) 
    A13 A14 A15 A17 A12
 Nimzo Indian (19) 
    E59 E43 E53 E55 E20
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   N Padevsky vs I Asmundsson, 1957 1-0
   N Padevsky vs Kasparov, 1980 1/2-1/2
   N Padevsky vs Keres, 1956 1/2-1/2
   N Padevsky vs Karpov, 1972 1-0
   Gulko vs N Padevsky, 1978 0-1
   N Padevsky vs S Muehlberg, 1956 1-0
   N Padevsky vs Tal, 1968 1/2-1/2
   R Nezhmetdinov vs N Padevsky, 1961 1/2-1/2
   Fischer vs N Padevsky, 1962 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rubinstein Memorial (1963)
   Havana Olympiad qual-7 (1966)
   Pula Zonal (1975)
   Reggio Emilia 1961/62 (1961)
   Varna (1968)
   Reykjavik (1970)
   Nice Olympiad Final-A (1974)
   Dresden (1959)
   Erfurt (1955)
   Bulgarian Championship (1959)
   Dresden (1956)
   Bulgarian Championship (1958)
   Capablanca Memorial (1964)
   Skopje Olympiad Final-A (1972)
   Zagreb (1965)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Dresden 1956 by Phony Benoni

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(born May-29-1933, 89 years old) Bulgaria

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Nikola Bochev Padevsky was born in Plovdiv. Awarded the IM title in 1957 and the GM title in 1964, he was Bulgarian champion in 1954, 1955, 1962 and 1964 (after play-off).

Padevsky played in the World Student Team Championship six times (every year from 1954 through 1959). Playing first board in 1959 he helped Bulgaria win the team gold medal. He played on the Bulgarian team in eleven Chess Olympiads (every Olympiad from 1956 through 1978 except for 1976), playing first board in his first Olympiad appearance in 1956 and again in 1962 and 1964.

Padevsky won the Rubinstein Memorial in Polanica Zdrój in 1963 at its inception, and shared first place at the international tournaments Varna 1960 and Varna 1975, and at Athens 1983 (Acropolis International).

Wikipedia article: Nikola Padevsky

Last updated: 2022-03-25 17:06:11

 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 682  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Padevsky vs A Kiprov  1-0331949BUL-chD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
2. N Padevsky vs H Platz  ½-½441954DDR-BULE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
3. H Platz vs N Padevsky  ½-½371954DDR-BULC77 Ruy Lopez
4. E Paoli vs N Padevsky  0-1411955LjubljanaC57 Two Knights
5. N Padevsky vs A Kolarov  ½-½191955ErfurtD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. N Padevsky vs P Dely  ½-½601955ErfurtB32 Sicilian
7. N Padevsky vs R Dworzynski  ½-½641955ErfurtE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
8. J Franz vs N Padevsky  ½-½471955ErfurtA03 Bird's Opening
9. R Fuchs vs N Padevsky  ½-½201955ErfurtE61 King's Indian
10. N Padevsky vs I Balanel  1-0371955ErfurtC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. L Alster vs N Padevsky  0-1311955ErfurtD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
12. N Padevsky vs Uhlmann  1-0381955ErfurtE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
13. O Troianescu vs N Padevsky  0-1401955ErfurtA07 King's Indian Attack
14. N Padevsky vs S Dittmann  ½-½641955ErfurtE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
15. M Bely vs N Padevsky  1-0231955ErfurtB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
16. N Padevsky vs B Koch  0-1441955ErfurtB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
17. J Fichtl vs N Padevsky  ½-½581955ErfurtB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
18. N Padevsky vs V Ciocaltea  ½-½361956DresdenC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
19. N Padevsky vs S Muehlberg  1-0221956DresdenA57 Benko Gambit
20. Averbakh vs N Padevsky 1-0321956DresdenA16 English
21. N Padevsky vs O Sterner  ½-½521956DresdenE14 Queen's Indian
22. Sliwa vs N Padevsky  1-0441956DresdenE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
23. B Andersen vs N Padevsky  ½-½531956DresdenA07 King's Indian Attack
24. N Padevsky vs J Sefc  1-0671956DresdenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
25. S Dittmann vs N Padevsky 0-1611956DresdenE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 682  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-29-06  BIDMONFA: Nikola Padevsky


May-29-08  brankat: Happy Birthday GM Padevsky!
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  whiteshark: Bio:
Olympiads: chessmetric:
Dec-12-08  Karpova: A great success was his win in the Rubinstein Memorial, Polanica Zdroj 08.1963.

He scored 10.5/15 (+7 -1 =7) and won 1.0 point ahead of Moshe Czerniak and 1.5 points ahead of Matulovic.

Source: http://www.akibarubinstein.republik...

May-29-09  WhiteRook48: Happy birthday!!
May-29-10  wordfunph: inactive 77 year-old GM with 2355 rating..

happy birthday GM Nikola Padevsky!

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  jessicafischerqueen: <Padevsky> photograph-

<Bobby Fischer> v. <Nikola Padevski> Varna Olympiad 1962:

And here is the game in the photo- <Padevski> draws <Fischer> with the black pieces:

Fischer vs N Padevsky, 1962

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