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Atanas Kolev
A Kolev 
Photo copyright © 2008, courtesy of "WannaBe"  
Number of games in database: 161
Years covered: 1984 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2529
Highest rating achieved in database: 2604

Overall record: +47 -38 =73 (52.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (23) 
    B33 B48 B43 B62 B69
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A40 D02 E10 A46 A41
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (5) 
    B62 B63 B69 B61
 Sicilian Taimanov (5) 
    B48 B45 B46
 Queen's Indian (4) 
    E15 E16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B25 B30 B23 B33 B21
 Nimzo Indian (16) 
    E59 E54 E20 E46 E32
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C85 C80 C78 C81 C90
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (5) 
    C85 C97 C84 C90
 Catalan (4) 
    E04 E05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Suba vs A Kolev, 1993 1/2-1/2
   A Kolev vs J Friedel, 2007 1-0
   A Kolev vs C Crevillen Abad, 2003 1-0
   J D Pinzon vs A Kolev, 2012 0-1
   S Shankland vs A Kolev, 2012 1/2-1/2
   R Kaufman vs A Kolev, 2012 0-1
   A Kolev vs N Kirov, 1991 1-0
   A Kolev vs M Martinez Romero, 2012 1-0
   A Kolev vs Shirov, 2001 1/2-1/2
   A Kolev vs I Krush, 2007 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   National Open (2007)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)

   🏆 National Open
   A Kolev vs A Gorovets (Jun-18-17) 0-1
   A Kolev vs Maggie Feng (Jun-17-17) 1-0
   N Raptis vs A Kolev (Jun-17-17) 1/2-1/2
   A Kolev vs D Shevelev (Jun-16-17) 1/2-1/2
   Anthony B He vs A Kolev (Jun-16-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-15-1967, 53 years old) Bulgaria

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IM in 1988. GM in 1993. ICC handle: TAM

Played in the olympiads 1992 (1st reserve), 1994 (board 4), 1996 (bd. 4) and 2000 (bd. 4), and in European Team Ch 2001 (bd. 3).

He was Bulgarian champion in 1992 and 2010 (Open). He tied for first at the 2008 Las Vegas Open.

Wikipedia article: Atanas Kolev

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 161  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Abarca Aguirre vs A Kolev  1-0361984Wch U20E12 Queen's Indian
2. Tringov vs A Kolev  1-0351985BUL-chA07 King's Indian Attack
3. N Davies vs A Kolev  1-0411986AlbenaD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. V Vepkhvishvili vs A Kolev  ½-½511988Open VarnaA48 King's Indian
5. A Kolev vs R Strickler  1-0281989Lenk opA40 Queen's Pawn Game
6. J Trapl vs A Kolev 1-0401989St IngbertC55 Two Knights Defense
7. Krasenkow vs A Kolev  1-0391989Kotov MemorialA48 King's Indian
8. Savon vs A Kolev  ½-½241989Kotov MemorialE20 Nimzo-Indian
9. Glek vs A Kolev  1-0521989Kotov MemorialE41 Nimzo-Indian
10. A Kolev vs Smagin  0-1371989Kotov MemorialE10 Queen's Pawn Game
11. A Kolev vs G Andruet 1-0241990Cannes opA57 Benko Gambit
12. Matulovic vs A Kolev  ½-½261990Vrnjacka BanjaC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
13. A Kolev vs Timoshenko  ½-½371990Vrnjacka BanjaE97 King's Indian
14. A Kolev vs Marjanovic  ½-½471990Vrnjacka BanjaD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
15. R Dam vs A Kolev  ½-½261990Groningen opC45 Scotch Game
16. J Grigorov vs A Kolev  ½-½481991Sofia (Bulgaria)C53 Giuoco Piano
17. A Kolev vs N Kirov  1-0381991BUL-chTD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
18. A Kolev vs L Sobrevia 1-081991Andorra op 9thE92 King's Indian
19. S Belkhodja vs A Kolev  1-0601991Andorra op 9thC28 Vienna Game
20. A Kolev vs Topalov  0-1511992St CugatA04 Reti Opening
21. Topalov vs A Kolev  ½-½501992BankiaE15 Queen's Indian
22. S Zagrebelny vs A Kolev  1-0601992Manila OlympiadC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
23. Shabalov vs A Kolev  1-0571992Manila OlympiadE20 Nimzo-Indian
24. A Kolev vs Alterman  0-1431992Manila OlympiadA33 English, Symmetrical
25. L Reis vs A Kolev  0-1441993IbercajaC46 Three Knights
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 161  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-15-06  BIDMONFA: Atanas Kolev

KOLEV, Atanas

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  WannaBe: D@ng, that's a good loooooking pic!! :-)

Thanks CG!!

Mar-30-09  WhiteRook48: game 6, don't trampl me
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  Tabanus: GM Atanas Kolev, Bulgaria, born 15 July 1967. Now rated 2571,

IM in 1988. GM in 1993. Rated 2582 in 2000 (world no. 127). ICC handle: TAM

Played in the olympiads 1992 (1st reserve), 1994 (board 4), 1996 (bd. 4) and 2000 (bd. 4), and in European Team Ch 2001 (bd. 3).

He was Bulgarian champion in 1992. In later years, notable is shared 1st in Las Vegas Open 2008:

Biographies: (in Polish)

Bulgarian champion again today (2010)!

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  Tabanus: That's the Open, sorry. The BUL Ch was yesterday:

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  wordfunph: <his ICC handle: TAM>

also Satana..

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  Penguincw: Enjoy being POTD!

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