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Nikola Padevsky
Number of games in database: 427
Years covered: 1949 to 1992
Last FIDE rating: 2355
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +105 -112 =210 (49.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (54) 
    B23 B81 B43 B36 B83
 Ruy Lopez (35) 
    C73 C91 C96 C63 C97
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (18) 
    C91 C96 C97 C93 C92
 French Defense (15) 
    C09 C15 C07 C18 C02
 Caro-Kann (12) 
    B13 B18 B15 B17 B10
 King's Indian (10) 
    E77 E67 E86 E81 E79
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (31) 
    B32 B81 B36 B23 B91
 Ruy Lopez (29) 
    C98 C85 C94 C95 C90
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (28) 
    C98 C85 C95 C94 C90
 French Defense (19) 
    C12 C07 C11 C09 C03
 English (15) 
    A14 A13 A15 A16 A10
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    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 Karpov, 1972 1-0
   N Padevsky vs Keres, 1956 1/2-1/2
   N Padevsky vs S Muehlberg, 1956 1-0
   Gulko vs N Padevsky, 1978 0-1
   N Padevsky vs Tal, 1968 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Monte Carlo (1968)
   Moscow (1963)
   IBM Amsterdam (1972)

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

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(born May-29-1933, 87 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). He won the Rubinstein Memorial in 1963.

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 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 427  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Padevsky vs A Kiprov  1-0331949BUL-chD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
2. J Franz vs N Padevsky  ½-½471955TournamentA03 Bird's Opening
3. E Paoli vs N Padevsky  0-1411955LjubljanaC57 Two Knights
4. N Padevsky vs Botvinnik 0-1251956Alekhine MemorialB89 Sicilian
5. N Padevsky vs V Ciocaltea  ½-½361956Dresden itC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
6. N Padevsky vs S Muehlberg  1-0221956Dresden itA57 Benko Gambit
7. Averbakh vs N Padevsky 1-0321956Dresden itA16 English
8. N Padevsky vs J Sefc  1-0671956Dresden itC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
9. B Andersen vs N Padevsky  ½-½531956Dresden itA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Pachman vs N Padevsky  1-0401956Dresden itE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
11. N Padevsky vs Uhlmann  ½-½321956Dresden itE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
12. N Padevsky vs I Bilek  ½-½231956Dresden itB15 Caro-Kann
13. W Golz vs N Padevsky  ½-½241956Dresden itE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
14. Mihailo Trajkovic vs N Padevsky  0-1571956Dresden itB32 Sicilian
15. N Padevsky vs O Sterner  ½-½521956Dresden itE14 Queen's Indian
16. N Padevsky vs Kholmov 0-1471956Dresden itC45 Scotch Game
17. Sliwa vs N Padevsky  1-0441956Dresden itE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
18. S Dittmann vs N Padevsky 0-1611956Dresden itE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
19. N Padevsky vs R Fuchs 1-0241956Dresden itC15 French, Winawer
20. N Padevsky vs Korchnoi 0-1191956UppsalaD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
21. A Vestol vs N Padevsky  0-1361956Moscow ol (Men) qual-AC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
22. O Benkner vs N Padevsky 0-1171956Moscow ol (Men) qual-AD93 Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3
23. N Padevsky vs Blau  1-0291956Moscow ol (Men) qual-AB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
24. Stahlberg vs N Padevsky  ½-½431956Moscow ol (Men) qual-AE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
25. N Padevsky vs A Colon  1-0501956Moscow ol (Men) qual-AE14 Queen's Indian
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 427  PGN Download
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May-29-06  BIDMONFA: Nikola Padevsky


Premium Chessgames Member
  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!!
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  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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