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Nikola Padevsky
Number of games in database: 523
Years covered: 1949 to 1992
Last FIDE rating: 2355
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +140 -126 =257 (51.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (63) 
    B23 B43 B81 B36 B31
 Ruy Lopez (45) 
    C73 C69 C91 C97 C96
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (21) 
    C91 C96 C97 C84 C87
 French Defense (17) 
    C07 C15 C09 C18 C02
 King's Indian (15) 
    E77 E86 E67 E80 E81
 Queen's Gambit Declined (12) 
    D37 D38 D30 D35 D39
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (49) 
    B81 B32 B23 B62 B84
 Ruy Lopez (32) 
    C85 C98 C94 C95 C96
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (30) 
    C85 C98 C94 C95 C96
 French Defense (21) 
    C12 C11 C07 C19 C09
 English (17) 
    A15 A13 A14 A17 A12
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E59 E53 E56 E20 E25
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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
   Fischer vs N Padevsky, 1962 1/2-1/2
   Gulko vs N Padevsky, 1978 0-1
   N Padevsky vs Tal, 1968 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Moscow Olympiad qual-1 (1956)
   Nice Olympiad Final-A (1974)
   Havana Olympiad qual-7 (1966)
   Varna (1968)
   Reykjavik (1970)
   Erfurt (1955)
   Capablanca Memorial (1964)
   Skopje Olympiad Final-A (1972)
   Zagreb (1965)
   Lugano Olympiad Final-A (1968)
   Munich Olympiad qual-1 (1958)
   Siegen Olympiad Final-A (1970)
   Moscow (1962)
   Havana Olympiad Final-A (1966)
   Leipzig Olympiad qual-1 (1960)

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

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(born May-29-1933, 87 years old) Bulgaria

[what is this?]
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). He won the Rubinstein Memorial in 1963.

Wikipedia article: Nikola Padevsky

 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 523  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Padevsky vs A Kiprov  1-0331949BUL-chD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
2. E Paoli vs N Padevsky  0-1411955LjubljanaC57 Two Knights
3. N Padevsky vs P Dely  ½-½601955ErfurtB32 Sicilian
4. N Padevsky vs R Dworzynski  ½-½641955ErfurtE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
5. N Padevsky vs A Kolarov  ½-½191955ErfurtD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. J Franz vs N Padevsky  ½-½471955ErfurtA03 Bird's Opening
7. R Fuchs vs N Padevsky  ½-½201955ErfurtE61 King's Indian
8. N Padevsky vs B Koch  0-1441955ErfurtB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
9. J Fichtl vs N Padevsky  ½-½581955ErfurtB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
10. N Padevsky vs Uhlmann  1-0381955ErfurtE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
11. L Alster vs N Padevsky  0-1311955ErfurtD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
12. M Bely vs N Padevsky  1-0231955ErfurtB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
13. N Padevsky vs S Dittmann  ½-½641955ErfurtE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
14. N Padevsky vs I Balanel  1-0371955ErfurtC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
15. O Troianescu vs N Padevsky  0-1401955ErfurtA07 King's Indian Attack
16. N Padevsky vs Botvinnik 0-1251956Alekhine MemorialB89 Sicilian
17. N Padevsky vs V Ciocaltea  ½-½361956DresdenC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
18. N Padevsky vs S Muehlberg  1-0221956DresdenA57 Benko Gambit
19. Averbakh vs N Padevsky 1-0321956DresdenA16 English
20. N Padevsky vs Kholmov 0-1471956DresdenC45 Scotch Game
21. Sliwa vs N Padevsky  1-0441956DresdenE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
22. S Dittmann vs N Padevsky 0-1611956DresdenE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
23. N Padevsky vs R Fuchs 1-0241956DresdenC15 French, Winawer
24. N Padevsky vs J Sefc  1-0671956DresdenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
25. B Andersen vs N Padevsky  ½-½531956DresdenA07 King's Indian Attack
 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 523  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-29-06  BIDMONFA: Nikola Padevsky


May-29-08  brankat: Happy Birthday GM Padevsky!
Premium Chessgames Member
  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!!
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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