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Vasil Spasov
Number of games in database: 479
Years covered: 1981 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2494 (2476 rapid, 2546 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2606

Overall record: +171 -53 =252 (62.4%)*
   * 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 (132) 
    B90 B30 B47 B31 B52
 French Defense (29) 
    C07 C05 C09 C03 C04
 French Tarrasch (28) 
    C07 C05 C09 C03 C04
 Sicilian Najdorf (26) 
    B90 B93
 Giuoco Piano (14) 
    C50 C53
 Sicilian Taimanov (14) 
    B47 B46 B45 B49 B48
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (101) 
    E67 E92 E97 E81 E76
 Sicilian (76) 
    B33 B30 B31 B22 B23
 Pirc (7) 
    B07 B09 B08
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A45 D02 A46
 English (6) 
    A10 A16 A15
 French Defense (5) 
    C10 C16 C02
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Spasov vs N Khurtsidze, 2001 1-0
   V Spasov vs K Sobay, 2002 1-0
   V Spasov vs K Berbatov, 2010 1-0
   V Spasov vs T Baninska, 2009 1-0
   V Spasov vs G Schroll, 2008 1-0
   V Spasov vs P Dimitrov, 2008 1-0
   V Spasov vs Saric, 2008 1-0
   G Andruet vs V Spasov, 1990 0-1
   Vachier-Lagrave vs V Spasov, 2006 0-1
   H Papaioannou vs V Spasov, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Junior Championship (1989)
   Bulgarian Championship (1996)
   Budapest Zonal Group-B (1993)
   Skopje Open (1998)
   Tanta Open (1997)
   Bulgarian Championship (2001)
   Salou Open (2005)
   Korinthos Open (2001)
   Grand Europe Open (2013)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   European Team Championship (2001)
   Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   European Championship (2003)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)

   🏆 83rd ch-BUL
   M Nikolov vs V Spasov (Mar-04-19) 1/2-1/2
   V Spasov vs T Stoyanov (Feb-27-19) 1-0
   V Spasov vs I Cheparinov (Mar-08-18) 1/2-1/2
   I Janik vs V Spasov (Dec-06-17) 1/2-1/2
   M Nikolov vs V Spasov (Apr-23-16) 1/2-1/2

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(born Feb-17-1971, 52 years old) Bulgaria

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GM (1990) Vasil Spasov was the 1989 World U-20 Chess Champion. He was Bulgarian champion in 1990, 1997, 2000, 2003, and 2008.

Wikipedia article: Vasil Spasov

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 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 492  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Polgar vs V Spasov  1-0381981SofiaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. V Dimitrov vs V Spasov  0-1271987Bulgarian ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
3. S Danailov vs V Spasov  1-0461987Bulgarian ChampionshipE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
4. V Spasov vs E Mollaoglu  ½-½361987Bulgarian ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
5. V Spasov vs J Grigorov  1-0261987Bulgarian ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
6. V Spasov vs I Radulov  ½-½551987Bulgarian ChampionshipC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
7. K Georgiev vs V Spasov  1-0421988BUL-chB30 Sicilian
8. V Vepkhvishvili vs V Spasov  ½-½541988Open AlbenaB33 Sicilian
9. V Spasov vs Danilidis  1-0461988Balkaniad U20B30 Sicilian
10. V Spasov vs A Dardha  1-0531989BalkaniadB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
11. Savon vs V Spasov  1-0231989Legion opA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
12. J Koch vs V Spasov  ½-½381989World Junior ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
13. V Kontic vs V Spasov  ½-½111989World Junior ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
14. V Spasov vs R Vasquez Schroeder  1-0271989World Junior ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. I Manor vs V Spasov  0-1521989World Junior ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
16. V Spasov vs C Boissonet  0-1401989World Junior ChampionshipB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
17. V Spasov vs J Gdanski  1-0421989World Junior ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
18. V Spasov vs Dreev  ½-½941989World Junior ChampionshipC03 French, Tarrasch
19. A Rodriguez Vila vs V Spasov  0-1281989World Junior ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
20. V Spasov vs L Imocha  1-0531989World Junior ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
21. V Spasov vs M Ulybin  1-0441989World Junior ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
22. V Spasov vs M Stangl  ½-½441989World Junior ChampionshipB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
23. R Wessman vs V Spasov  ½-½411989World Junior ChampionshipA69 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
24. P Hokkanen vs V Spasov  0-1361989World Junior ChampionshipA15 English
25. Piket vs V Spasov ½-½581989GroningenE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-30-03  Ezely Nakhdov: Chessgames, V Spasov is listed separately; these are the same guy, right?
Premium Chessgames Member Yes, the alternate spelling keeps fooling our database. We fixed it, thanks.
Apr-10-06  BIDMONFA: Vasil Spassov


Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Wanted to see if Vasil had ever played Liuben and came up with this

BTW neither have any games against Spassky in the database.

May-07-06  Saji Soman: i have not heard much about him
May-07-06  DeepBlade: A mix between Spassky and Karpov!
Jun-05-06  stanleys: He was world junior champion in 1989 (guys like Shirov,Dreev finished behind him).Very good positional and endgame player
Nov-14-06  stanleys: Speaking of his endgame skills,check this:V Spassov vs E Dearing, 2004
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Rated 2605 in 1996 (world no. 66).

He was Bulgarian champion in 1990, 1997, 2000, 2003, and 2008:

Bulgarian vice champion today (2010)!


Correct spelling appears to be <Spasov>

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  Tabanus: That's the Open, sorry. Yesterday, 4th in BUL Ch:

Feb-17-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Vasil Spasov.

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