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Momchil Nikolov
Number of games in database: 233
Years covered: 2001 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2549 (2532 rapid, 2417 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2589

Overall record: +85 -47 =101 (58.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E32 E34 E39 E38
 Semi-Slav (13) 
    D43 D45 D44
 King's Indian (11) 
    E81 E80 E84 E86
 Queen's Gambit Declined (11) 
    D35 D37 D39 D38 D30
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D85 D70
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A45 A40 A46 A50
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (48) 
    B40 B42 B43 B32 B30
 Sicilian Kan (20) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E39 E46 E56 E59 E34
 Queen's Indian (7) 
    E17 E15
 Modern Benoni (6) 
    A70 A60
 English, 1 c4 c5 (6) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Iotov vs M Nikolov, 2004 0-1
   M Faika vs M Nikolov, 2010 0-1
   M Nikolov vs T Anton, 2009 1-0
   M Nikolov vs I Makka, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Scottish Championship (2012)
   Albena Open (2012)
   68th Bulgarian Championship (2004)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   European Championship (2008)
   European Championship (2012)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   Golden Sands (2012)
   European Championship (2009)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)
   European Championship (2010)

   🏆 FIDE World Cup
   F Perez Ponsa vs M Nikolov (Jul-14-21) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   F Perez Ponsa vs M Nikolov (Jul-14-21) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   M Nikolov vs F Perez Ponsa (Jul-14-21) 0-1, rapid
   M Nikolov vs F Perez Ponsa (Jul-14-21) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   F Perez Ponsa vs M Nikolov (Jul-13-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Mar-03-1985, 36 years old) Bulgaria

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He became an IM in 2007 and a GM in 2010.

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 237  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Georgiev vs M Nikolov  ½-½202001Bulgarian ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
2. M Nikolov vs P Peev  ½-½352001Bulgarian ChampionshipB07 Pirc
3. D Bojkov vs M Nikolov  ½-½232001Bulgarian ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
4. M Vasilev vs M Nikolov  ½-½532001Bulgarian ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. M Nikolov vs I Manolov  ½-½602001Bulgarian ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
6. J Radulski vs M Nikolov  1-0472001Bulgarian ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
7. M Nikolov vs S Simeonov  0-1352001Bulgarian ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. M Nikolov vs P Ljangov  1-0622001Bulgarian ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
9. S Kozhuharov vs M Nikolov  ½-½572001Bulgarian ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
10. S Papa vs M Nikolov  ½-½292001WYB16E91 King's Indian
11. M Nikolov vs M Annaberdiev  1-0322001WYB16B07 Pirc
12. E Alekseev vs M Nikolov  1-0322001WYB16B32 Sicilian
13. M Nikolov vs I Kukel Jr  ½-½562001WYB16B32 Sicilian
14. K Rusev vs M Nikolov  ½-½64200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipA34 English, Symmetrical
15. M Nikolov vs V Spasov  ½-½36200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
16. I Cheparinov vs M Nikolov  1-039200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipB42 Sicilian, Kan
17. M Nikolov vs Z Bratanov  0-138200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
18. B Chatalbashev vs M Nikolov  ½-½65200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
19. M Nikolov vs G Grigorov  1-061200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
20. V Iotov vs M Nikolov 0-132200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
21. V Dimitrov vs M Nikolov  ½-½8200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
22. A Kolev vs M Nikolov  ½-½54200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipA34 English, Symmetrical
23. M Nikolov vs J Radulski  ½-½31200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. M Nikolov vs Krum Georgiev 1-045200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
25. D Dochev vs M Nikolov  ½-½24200468th Bulgarian ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 237  PGN Download
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Mar-21-07  BIDMONFA: Momchil Nikolov

NIKOLOV, Momchil

Mar-21-07  stanleys: Congratulations to Momchil for winning the silver medal in Bulgarian Championship/2007 and getting his third IM norm!
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  Tabanus: IM Momchil Nikolov, Bulgaria, born 3 March 1985. Now rated 2550,

IM in 2007. GM soon? ICC: MNikolov

GM title application:


Placed 3rd in the Bulgarian Ch Feb. 2009, 4th in Belgrade Trophy Dec. 2009, 84th (2604 perf.) in European Ch March 2010,

6th in Bulgarian Ch 7-17 April 2010:

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  wordfunph: Momchil Nikolov was awarded the GM title by FIDE..

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