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Atanas Kolev
A Kolev 
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Number of games in database: 168
Years covered: 1984 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2529
Highest rating achieved in database: 2604

Overall record: +50 -40 =75 (53.0%)*
   * 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) 
    B48 B43 B33 B62 B56
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    E10 D02 A40 A41 A46
 King's Indian (5) 
    E97 E94 E92 E60 E99
 Sicilian Taimanov (5) 
    B48 B46 B45
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (5) 
    B62 B61 B63 B69
 Queen's Indian (4) 
    E15 E16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B30 B25 B33 B23 B52
 Nimzo Indian (16) 
    E59 E46 E20 E32 E54
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C85 C84 C69 C90 C81
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (6) 
    C84 C85 C97 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
   Shankland vs A Kolev, 2012 1/2-1/2
   R Kaufman vs A Kolev, 2012 0-1
   A Kolev vs Damljanovic, 2002 1-0
   A Kolev vs I Krush, 2007 1/2-1/2
   A Kolev vs M Martinez Romero, 2012 1-0
   A Kolev vs Shirov, 2001 1/2-1/2
   J D Pinzon vs A Kolev, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   National Open (2007)
   Groningen Open (1993)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)

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

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(born Jul-15-1967, 54 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 9; games 1-25 of 209  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. A Kolev vs Neverov  0-1441989Kotov memE97 King's Indian
7. J Trapl vs A Kolev 1-0401989St IngbertC55 Two Knights Defense
8. A Kolev vs Smagin  0-1371989Kotov MemorialE10 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Savon vs A Kolev  ½-½241989Kotov MemorialE20 Nimzo-Indian
10. Krasenkow vs A Kolev  1-0391989Kotov MemorialA48 King's Indian
11. Glek vs A Kolev  1-0521989Kotov MemorialE41 Nimzo-Indian
12. A Kolev vs Kosten  1-0561990Toulouse opE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
13. A Kolev vs G Andruet 1-0241990Cannes opA57 Benko Gambit
14. D Komljenovic vs A Kolev  0-1391990AndorraD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
15. A Kolev vs Timoshenko  ½-½371990Vrnjacka BanjaE97 King's Indian
16. Matulovic vs A Kolev  ½-½261990Vrnjacka BanjaC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
17. A Kolev vs Marjanovic  ½-½471990Vrnjacka BanjaD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
18. R Dam vs A Kolev  ½-½261990Groningen opC45 Scotch Game
19. J Grigorov vs A Kolev  ½-½481991Sofia (Bulgaria)C53 Giuoco Piano
20. A Kolev vs N Kirov  1-0381991BUL-chTD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
21. A Kolev vs L Sobrevia 1-081991Andorra op 9thE92 King's Indian
22. S Belkhodja vs A Kolev  1-0601991Andorra op 9thC28 Vienna Game
23. Topalov vs A Kolev  ½-½501992BankiaE15 Queen's Indian
24. A Kolev vs Topalov  0-1511992St CugatA04 Reti Opening
25. A Kolev vs P Cramling  ½-½281992Osuna opA04 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 209  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:

Jul-15-10  wordfunph: <his ICC handle: TAM>

also Satana..

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  Penguincw: Enjoy being POTD!

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