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Valentin Iotov
Number of games in database: 227
Years covered: 1999 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2485 (2586 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2603

Overall record: +87 -62 =78 (55.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E53 E43 E55 E39 E54
 King's Indian (12) 
    E99 E91 E92 E61 E90
 Slav (11) 
    D15 D12 D16 D11
 Modern Benoni (10) 
    A57 A56 A70 A68 A69
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D97 D82 D80 D98 D91
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    A45 A41 A50
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (36) 
    B48 B47 B40 B44 B22
 Sicilian Taimanov (21) 
    B48 B47 B49
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    E00 A46 D02 A45 E10
 Slav (8) 
    D10 D14 D12 D16 D11
 Queen's Gambit Declined (7) 
    D38 D31 D35
 English (6) 
    A13 A16 A15 A17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Karjakin vs V Iotov, 2014 0-1
   V Iotov vs Chris Millar, 2008 1-0
   T Markowski vs V Iotov, 2008 0-1
   V Iotov vs A Iljushin, 2004 1/2-1/2
   V Iotov vs Anatoly Bykhovsky, 2012 1-0
   V Iotov vs Kuzubov, 2007 1-0
   V Iotov vs I D Schoch, 2012 1-0
   V Iotov vs Z Stanojoski, 2009 1-0
   A Getz vs V Iotov, 2012 0-1
   I Georgiadis vs V Iotov, 2008 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bulgarian Championship (2005)
   68th Bulgarian Championship (2004)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   EU-ch U14 (2001)
   European Club Cup (2008)
   European Championship (2004)
   European Championship (2006)
   European Championship (2007)
   European Team Championship (2003)
   European Championship (2008)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   European Team Championship (2009)
   European Championship (2010)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)

   🏆 CCCSA Holiday GM
   Justin Wang vs V Iotov (Dec-31-19) 1/2-1/2
   V Iotov vs Sahil Sinha (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2
   V Iotov vs A Kaliksteyn (Dec-29-19) 1/2-1/2
   K Korley vs V Iotov (Dec-29-19) 1/2-1/2
   Praveen Balakrishnan vs V Iotov (Dec-28-19) 1-0

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(born Sep-06-1988, 33 years old) Bulgaria

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Valentin Lyubomirov Iotov is a Grandmaster. Not to be confused with Valentin Dimitrov Iotov, who is an International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster.

Wikipedia article: Valentin Yotov

Last updated: 2020-11-24 06:11:44

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 229  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Iotov vs E Romanov  ½-½351998Wch U10D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
2. S Zilka vs V Iotov  0-1321999EU-ch U12B22 Sicilian, Alapin
3. E Romanov vs V Iotov  ½-½221999Wch U12B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
4. M Ragger vs V Iotov  1-0272000Wch U12B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
5. P Peev vs V Iotov  ½-½602001Bulgarian ChampionshipA16 English
6. V Iotov vs Z Bratanov  ½-½412001Bulgarian ChampionshipE61 King's Indian
7. P Drenchev vs V Iotov  ½-½192001Bulgarian ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
8. V Iotov vs D Bojkov 1-0302001Bulgarian ChampionshipA10 English
9. V Iotov vs J Radulski  1-0372001Bulgarian ChampionshipD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. M Petrov vs V Iotov  1-0322001Bulgarian ChampionshipC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
11. V Iotov vs V Dimitrov  0-1602001Bulgarian ChampionshipE91 King's Indian
12. P Panteleev vs V Iotov  1-0552001Bulgarian ChampionshipA15 English
13. V Iotov vs S Simeonov  0-1362001Bulgarian ChampionshipA68 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack
14. V Iotov vs G Johnston  1-0342001EU-ch U14A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
15. V Khizanashvili vs V Iotov  ½-½542001EU-ch U14B83 Sicilian
16. V Iotov vs G Quparadze  0-1462001EU-ch U14E39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
17. A E Azis vs V Iotov  0-1342001EU-ch U14D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
18. V Iotov vs K Bordi  0-1592001EU-ch U14D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. D Baratosi vs V Iotov 1-0262001EU-ch U14B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. D Maghalashvili vs V Iotov 1-0292001EU-ch U14D70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
21. V Iotov vs S Bercys  0-1702002Wch U14A69 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
22. N Berry vs V Iotov  0-1702003European Team ChampionshipA17 English
23. V Iotov vs P San Segundo Carrillo  ½-½332003European Team ChampionshipE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
24. V Iotov vs M Dutreeuw  ½-½142003European Team ChampionshipE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
25. V Iotov vs Y Bayram  1-0372003European Team ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 229  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-10-06  BIDMONFA: Valentin Iotov

IOTOV, Valentin

Apr-12-08  stanleys: Valentin Iotov recently locked his final GM norm and will become our newest grandmaster.Congratulations!
Apr-12-08  stanleys: Valentin in action :)
Nov-17-08  TrueBlue: he will be world chess champion very soon, mark my words!!!!!!!!
Jan-04-09  stanleys: Correction to my link:
Dec-16-09  19842009: Born of The Day of ... Red ~Crystal~ Dragon ... * I'm ... Red ~Lunar~ Dragon ... ->This is Dream~Spell Mayan Astrology Info<- He beat me Several Times as Kid... And I -Never- beat Him! With Respect!
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  Tabanus: Picture:

He was 5th today in the Bulgarian championship:

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  Tabanus: That's the Open, sorry. Yesterday, 3rd in BUL Ch:

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  Tabanus: 2nd place today the Spanish open tournament Vila de Salou 4-12 May 2010,

Aug-06-14  donjova: He's currently 5/5 in the Olympiad, and his wins include victory with the black pieces over Karjakin.

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