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Atanas Kolev
A Kolev 
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Number of games in database: 344
Years covered: 1983 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2529
Highest rating achieved in database: 2604
Overall record: +127 -66 =147 (59.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (35) 
    B33 B43 B48 B62 B76
 King's Indian (15) 
    E60 E92 E97 E94 E99
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    D02 A46 E10 A40 A41
 Queen's Gambit Declined (8) 
    D37 D38 D31 D30
 French Defense (8) 
    C05 C11 C07
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (7) 
    B60 B62 B61 B69 B63
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (31) 
    B93 B25 B30 B23 B22
 Ruy Lopez (27) 
    C84 C82 C80 C81 C78
 Nimzo Indian (21) 
    E32 E59 E20 E46 E54
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (10) 
    C84 C85 C86 C97 C93
 Ruy Lopez, Open (9) 
    C82 C80 C81
 English (9) 
    A10 A13 A15 A17 A14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Suba vs A Kolev, 1993 1/2-1/2
   A Kolev vs C Crevillen Abad, 2003 1-0
   A Kolev vs J Friedel, 2007 1-0
   A Kolev vs M Feng, 2017 1-0
   A Kolev vs M Martinez Romero, 2012 1-0
   J D Pinzon vs A Kolev, 2012 0-1
   A Kolev vs N Kirov, 1991 1-0
   A Kolev vs Shirov, 2001 1/2-1/2
   H Blanco Ronquillo vs A Kolev, 2012 1/2-1/2
   A Kolev vs Damljanovic, 2002 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Salou Open (2005)
   Toulouse Open (1990)
   Bulgarian Open (2011)
   Bulgarian Championship (1996)
   Sitges Open (1993)
   Badalona 2nd (2003)
   Albena (1986)
   Skopje Open (2002)
   Cannes Open (1990)
   National Open (2007)
   Groningen Open (1993)
   World Junior Championship (1984)
   Vienna Open (1990)
   Ibercaja Open (1993)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)

   🏆 National Open
   A Kolev vs A Gorovets (Jun-18-17) 0-1
   A Kolev vs M Feng (Jun-17-17) 1-0
   N Raptis vs A Kolev (Jun-17-17) 1/2-1/2
   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, 56 years old) Bulgaria

[what is this?]
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 14; games 1-25 of 344  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Lukov vs A Kolev  1-0361983BUL-chB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
2. J Klinger vs A Kolev  0-1621984World Junior ChampionshipC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
3. A Kolev vs E Arlandi  1-0571984World Junior ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
4. A Kolev vs P K Wells  0-1441984World Junior ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
5. M Abarca Aguirre vs A Kolev  1-0361984World Junior ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
6. A Kolev vs A Hernandez  ½-½421984World Junior ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
7. N Billah vs A Kolev  1-0651984World Junior ChampionshipB72 Sicilian, Dragon
8. A Kolev vs I Poor  ½-½471984World Junior ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
9. M O'Cinneide vs A Kolev  0-1591984World Junior ChampionshipA10 English
10. A Kolev vs P Kekki  1-0421984World Junior ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
11. G Rechlis vs A Kolev  1-0481984World Junior ChampionshipB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
12. A Kolev vs L Rueda  1-0561984World Junior ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. P Wolff vs A Kolev  0-1351984World Junior ChampionshipC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
14. A Kolev vs A Romero Holmes  ½-½601984World Junior ChampionshipB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
15. N Dobrev vs A Kolev  ½-½171985Bulgarian ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
16. A Kolev vs B Andonov  0-1641985Bulgarian ChampionshipA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
17. M Popchev vs A Kolev  1-0331985Bulgarian ChampionshipD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. A Kolev vs S Danailov  ½-½441985Bulgarian ChampionshipE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
19. P Peev vs A Kolev  1-0421985Bulgarian ChampionshipD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. D Donchev vs A Kolev  1-0561985Bulgarian ChampionshipE91 King's Indian
21. A Kolev vs I Radulov  ½-½741985Bulgarian ChampionshipD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. A Kolev vs V Inkiov  ½-½211985Bulgarian ChampionshipE46 Nimzo-Indian
23. K Georgiev vs A Kolev  ½-½241985Bulgarian ChampionshipC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
24. G Tringov vs A Kolev  1-0351985Bulgarian ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
25. A Kolev vs J Grigorov  ½-½231985Bulgarian ChampionshipA81 Dutch
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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)!

Premium Chessgames Member
  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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