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Semko Semkov
Number of games in database: 50
Years covered: 1976 to 2003
Last FIDE rating: 2450
Highest rating achieved in database: 2470

Overall record: +10 -28 =12 (32.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E43 E47 E42 E41 E55
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (7) 
    B40 B47 B45 B76 B22
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (6) 
    D21 D20 D27
 Reti System (4) 
    A06 A04
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   G Andruet vs S Semkov, 1990 0-1
   S Semkov vs I Tsvetkov, 2003 1/2-1/2

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(born Feb-29-1960, 60 years old) Bulgaria

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International Master

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 50  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Semkov vs Van der Wiel  0-1351976Wch U16A33 English, Symmetrical
2. I Radulov vs S Semkov 1-0291977BulgariaB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
3. S Semkov vs Pinter 1-0411977VarnaC56 Two Knights
4. S Semkov vs Krum Georgiev  0-1211977VarnaB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. Savon vs S Semkov  1-0561982Varna 21stD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
6. Razuvaev vs S Semkov  1-0411982Chigorin MemorialA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
7. Vaisser vs S Semkov  1-0441982Chigorin MemorialE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
8. S Semkov vs Romanishin  1-0531982Chigorin MemorialE60 King's Indian Defense
9. S Semkov vs L Hazai  0-1411982Chigorin MemorialE60 King's Indian Defense
10. P Nikolic vs S Semkov  1-0381982Chigorin MemorialA04 Reti Opening
11. S Semkov vs Dvoirys  0-1571982Chigorin MemorialD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
12. Psakhis vs S Semkov 1-01121982Chigorin MemorialD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
13. Averkin vs S Semkov  ½-½431982Chigorin MemorialD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. S Semkov vs Speelman  ½-½541982Chigorin MemorialA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
15. S Semkov vs Geller  ½-½421982Chigorin MemorialE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
16. Chandler vs S Semkov  ½-½421982Chigorin MemorialB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
17. S Semkov vs A N Panchenko  0-1411982Chigorin MemorialD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. S Semkov vs Ftacnik  ½-½641982Chigorin MemorialD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
19. Pigusov vs S Semkov  1-0611982Chigorin MemorialA04 Reti Opening
20. S Semkov vs Tal  0-1391982Chigorin MemorialB06 Robatsch
21. G Andruet vs S Semkov  0-1251985BUL-FRAD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
22. Tringov vs S Semkov  1-0581985Varna 24thA07 King's Indian Attack
23. S Semkov vs G Andruet  0-1341985BUL-FRAE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
24. Kholmov vs S Semkov  1-0521987BULB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
25. Bareev vs S Semkov  1-0401987Vrnjacka BanjaD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
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  GrahamClayton: Semkov has published a book called "Kill KID", not surprisingly discussing the Four Pawns Attack. One of the more striking titles for a chess book!
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  wordfunph: In Semko Semkov's introduction of his book "Kill KID" he stated, "Warning! Do not kill any kid around, I only refer to the King's Indian Defence! That one, I have been trying to kill for more than 20 years."
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  Sneaky: Happy Birthday to IM Semkov... he turns 13 today ;-)
Feb-29-12  BIDMONFA: Semko Semkov


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  Penguincw: Happy 52nd birthday! Must be nice to celebrate your birthday on the exact date, rather than having to be on Feb.28 or Mar.1 or something.
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  whiteshark: In part 2 of the a.m. book Semkov's analysis begins after <1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f4 c5 6. d5 O-O 7. Nf3 e6 8. Be2 exd5 9. cxd5 Re8 10. e5 dxe5 11. fxe5 Ng4>

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with the move <12.e6 <!>>

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  eternaloptimist: <Penguincw> already made my point for me when he mentioned that it must be nice for Semkov to celebrate his b'day on the exact date of it. Also he has a cool name because his 1st name is almost the same as his last name.
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  Penguincw: < eternaloptimist: <Penguincw> already made my point for me when he mentioned that it must be nice for Semkov to celebrate his b'day on the exact date of it. Also he has a cool name because his 1st name is almost the same as his last name. >


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