Number of games in database: 132
|Photograph courtesy of Valeri Lilov.
Years covered: 2001 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2438
Highest rating achieved in database: 2443
Overall record: +80 -17 =32 (74.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
V Lilov vs M Bojchev, 2005 1-0
V Lilov vs K T Todorov, 2013 1-0
V Lilov vs O Todorov, 2013 1-0
Topalov vs V Lilov, 2005 0-1
V Lilov vs T Anton, 2001 1-0
V Onyshchuk vs V Lilov, 2001 1/2-1/2
V Lilov vs B Rzayev, 2009 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
European Championship (2008)
Golden Sands (2012)
🏆 Varna op 7th
V Lilov vs B Georgiev (Jun-27-13) 1-0
V Lilov vs B Banov (Jun-25-13) 1-0
L G Abdalla vs V Lilov (Jun-24-13) 1/2-1/2
V Lilov vs M Bizovi (Jun-23-13) 1-0
V Lilov vs M Nikolov (Jun-21-13) 1/2-1/2
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(born Jul-09-1991, 31 years old) Bulgaria
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|Valeri Lilov was born July 9th, 1991 in Varna, Bulgaria. He learned chess from his father when he was seven. At age eight Lilov achieved a Bulgarian Chess Federation rating of 1985, the highest rating in the national U10 division. In 2000, Valeri Lilov became the U10 European individual school chess champion in Moscow, Russia. Between the years 2000 and 2006, he repeatedly won the National individual chess championships for boys for his respective age divisions. |
In 2003, Lilov was bestowed the city award "Varna" by his hometown mayor, Kiril Yordanov. In 2005, Lilov achieved thirty-two wins in a row, all from national championships, which included two victories in simultaneous exhibitions against Bulgarian grandmasters Veselin Topalov and Kiril D Georgiev. In the same year, Valeri was also selected to receive the presidential award from the president of Republic of Bulgaria at the time, Georgi Parvanov, in recognition of his achievements and overall contribution to chess. In 2006, Valeri Lilov won the Abritus Cup Tournament held in Razgrad, Bulgaria, which was one of the strongest tournaments in Bulgaria at the time. In 2008, Valeri Lilov earned the title of FIDE Master, and in 2013 he earned the title of International Master.
Since 2007, Lilov has been a chess coach and personal trainer over the internet. Playchess hosted Lilov's chess broadcast, Tiger Lilov's Chess Show. He subsequently started to work for ChessBase, Chess.com, ICC, ChessLecture, and ChessCube. In 2010, he recorded ChessBase DVDs on The Sicilian Kan and The Queen's Gambit Accepted. Lilov continues his collaboration with ChessBase by leading a weekly lecture every Monday on Playchess. For ICC and ChessLecture.com, he records short thematic lectures.
| page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 135
|1. G Pap vs V Lilov
|| ||0-1||43||2001||EYCC B10||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|2. V Lilov vs F Bekarovski
|| ||1-0||28||2001||EYCC B10||C45 Scotch Game|
|3. I Chirila vs V Lilov
|| ||½-½||77||2001||EYCC B10||B32 Sicilian|
|4. V Lilov vs M Matlakov
|| ||0-1||20||2001||EYCC B10||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|5. A Hohluks vs V Lilov
|| ||0-1||58||2001||EYCC B10||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|6. V Lilov vs M Roganovic
|| ||1-0||48||2001||EYCC B10||C49 Four Knights|
|7. P Kruglyakov vs V Lilov
|| ||1-0||32||2001||EYCC B10||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|8. V Lilov vs T Anton
|| ||1-0||28||2001||EYCC B10||C22 Center Game|
|9. V Onyshchuk vs V Lilov
|| ||½-½||72||2001||EYCC B10||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|10. N Dobrev vs V Lilov
|| ||0-1||37||2004||Semifinal BUL-ch||A80 Dutch|
|11. V Lilov vs M Nikolov
|| ||0-1||60||2004||BUL-ch qual||A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3|
|12. V Lilov vs H Ivelinov
|| ||1-0||42||2005||I-st International Chess Festival||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|13. I Enchev vs V Lilov
|| ||0-1||31||2005||The Hopes of The World||A88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6|
|14. Topalov vs V Lilov
||0-1||35||2005||Simul MTel||A80 Dutch|
|15. V Lilov vs M Bojchev
||1-0||35||2005||National Team Championship BU14||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|16. K Georgiev vs V Lilov
|| ||0-1||58||2005||Simul||A83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit|
|17. M Nikolov vs V Lilov
|| ||1-0||67||2006||BUL-ch qual||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|18. M Nikolov vs V Lilov
|| ||0-1||48||2006||Razgrad Cup Open||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|19. Kasparov vs V Lilov
||0-1||59||2007||Internet game, 4m + 1s||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|20. Kulaots vs V Lilov
|| ||1-0||59||2007||Istanbul op||B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|21. V Lilov vs P Arnaudov
|| ||1-0||37||2007||6th Kesarovski - Georgiev Mem||C16 French, Winawer|
|22. V Lilov vs G Grigorov
|| ||1-0||32||2008||Georgi Tringov mem||B23 Sicilian, Closed|
|23. V Lilov vs K Andreev
|| ||1-0||40||2008||72nd Bulgarian Men Championshi||B54 Sicilian|
|24. V Lilov vs L Katov
|| ||1-0||28||2008||72nd Bulgarian Men Championship Semi-fi||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|25. G Filev vs V Lilov
|| ||½-½||35||2008||72nd Bulgarian Men Championshi||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
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|Dec-09-08|| ||ketchuplover: He's offering chess training and lessons.|
|Dec-09-08|| ||whiteshark: His homepage with further informations: http://www.tigerlilov.com/home.html|
|Jun-28-09|| ||kramputz: Hello Valeri
I checked out your Web site.
Here is some contractive criticism.
1. The set up is too wide and half the page is cut off. (no, it's not my computer !!)
2. There are too much graphics and colors and it makes it too long to down load.
Some viewers might lose patience and won't wait to look at the rest.
3. As I am writing this; still wafting for the download.
4. Keep it simple, fast and do not try to show off with your "graphic design" skill.
Wishing you the best and good luck.
|Jul-10-12|| ||Shams: Soon to be an IM, having just picked up his third norm despite coming down with the flu in the late rounds of the tournament. Great game annotated here:
|Oct-06-13|| ||pawn to QB4: Don't know if you ever come here, but if you do, I want to say great credit to you for your work on the Ivanov case. I hope it's long remembered by anyone wanting to take the quick dishonest route to the top. You've done chess a real service.|
|Oct-06-13|| ||RedShield: Nice cardigan. Did you knit it yourself?|
|Oct-09-13|| ||JustAnotherPatzer: i second what <pawn to QB4> says, great work on the Ivanov cheating scandal - and congratulations on gaining your third IM norm - fantastic achievement, more power to you Valeri.|
|Oct-15-13|| ||kereru: There are plenty of far more notable players who don't write their own bios. Can't we keep this more objective and get rid of the blatant self-promotion?|
|Oct-15-13|| ||Billy Vaughan: I cleaned up the bio a bit. It's still kinda promotional, but at least it's not filled with overly enthusiastic adjectives.|
|Mar-09-15|| ||ketchuplover: tigerlilov.com is currently #195 on http://chess-links.org|
|Jul-10-21|| ||scutigera: If you're as old as I am, it's hard to see that picture and not think "Nigel Short + Pee Wee Herman."|
|Jul-15-21|| ||Nosnibor: His he going to be player of the day for the rest of 2021?|
|Jul-15-21|| ||Check It Out: Let's not alert the admin. First, they should be paying attention to the main features of their own site. Second, it would be neat to set a record of some sort for most same player of the days in a row.|
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