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Liuben D Spassov
Number of games in database: 246
Years covered: 1965 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2301
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +56 -64 =126 (48.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (17) 
    E92 E62 E85 E94 E80
 Queen's Indian (12) 
    E12 E17 E19
 Modern Benoni (12) 
    A57 A56 A60 A58 A61
 Reti System (8) 
    A04 A06
 Slav (7) 
    D16 D12 D14 D11 D10
 Grunfeld (6) 
    D85 D78 D91 D90
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (51) 
    B42 B93 B89 B40 B52
 Nimzo Indian (12) 
    E46 E54 E32 E31 E23
 Queen's Indian (11) 
    E12 E17 E15 E13 E14
 Sicilian Kan (10) 
    B42 B43
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A46 A45 E00 A40
 English (9) 
    A14 A17 A19 A15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Radulov vs L Spassov, 1974 0-1
   L Spassov vs P Popov, 1977 1-0
   L Spassov vs Vasiukov, 2005 1/2-1/2
   V Sofranov vs L Spassov, 2012 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Seniors Championship (2005)
   Golden Sands (2012)

   🏆 6th Varna Open
   V Sofranov vs L Spassov (Jul-20-12) 1/2-1/2
   L Spassov vs P Ljangov (Jul-19-12) 1-0
   L Spassov vs P Arnaudov (Jul-18-12) 1/2-1/2
   F Samoun vs L Spassov (Jul-17-12) 1/2-1/2
   L Spassov vs A Gidicov (Jul-16-12) 1-0

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(born Mar-22-1943, 76 years old) Bulgaria

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Liuben Dimitrov Spassov was awarded the GM title in 1976. He has played for the Bulgarian Olympic teams of 1978 and 1980. In tournaments he was 1st= at Pamporovna 1981 and 2nd at Warsaw 1983. He won the World Seniors Championship (2005) in Italy.

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 246  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Spassov vs J Kozma 1-0331965DSV-Turnier 02ndB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
2. G Goetgeluck vs L Spassov  0-1491966Orebro Stud olm prelim5E29 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
3. L Spassov vs Z A Glenza 1-0351966Orebro Stud olm prelim5B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
4. L Spassov vs T Porrasmaa 0-1241966Orebro Stud olm fAB07 Pirc
5. E Pantazi vs L Spassov  0-1391966Orebro Stud olm fAB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
6. Smejkal vs L Spassov 1-0531966Orebro Stud olm fAB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
7. L Spassov vs Keene  ½-½241966Orebro Stud olm fAB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
8. Vadasz vs L Spassov  0-1361966Orebro Stud olm fAE60 King's Indian Defense
9. L Spassov vs U Fritsche  0-1491966Orebro Stud olm fAC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. Gulko vs L Spassov  ½-½261966Orebro Stud olm fAC67 Ruy Lopez
11. L Spassov vs E Scholl  ½-½741966Orebro Stud olm fAC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
12. L Spassov vs I Gat  0-1341966Orebro Stud olm fAB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. Kolbak vs L Spassov  1-0401966Orebro Stud olm fAE15 Queen's Indian
14. L Spassov vs V Tukmakov 1-0231968WchT U26 15th fin-AB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. Smejkal vs L Spassov  1-0331968WchT U26 15th fin-AB89 Sicilian
16. L Spassov vs Plachetka  1-0341969WchT U26 fin-A 16thB06 Robatsch
17. L Spassov vs V Tukmakov  0-1391969WchT U26 fin-A 16thD90 Grunfeld
18. J Sloth vs L Spassov  0-1601969WchT U26 fin-A 16thA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
19. L Spassov vs Suetin  ½-½341970Albena (Bulgaria)E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
20. L Spassov vs N Minev  0-1581971BUL-ch 24thA55 Old Indian, Main line
21. Smejkal vs L Spassov  0-1541971VarnaA14 English
22. L Spassov vs N Minev  ½-½511971VarnaB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
23. Podgaets vs L Spassov  1-0411972VarnaA17 English
24. Tringov vs L Spassov  ½-½221972VarnaB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
25. Adorjan vs L Spassov  1-0341972VarnaB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-17-05  siggemannen: congrats for winning the senior WCC
Oct-17-05  monopole2313: And congrats to Bulgaria! WCC Men,
WCC Women, and WCC Senior (did I leave
anybody out?)
Oct-17-05  AlexanderMorphy: Bulgaria rule the chess world at the moment! thi sguy is just another gr8 bulgarian chess player!
Oct-17-05  Dionyseus: Grats to Spassov and the Bulgarians.
Oct-17-05  Happypuppet: Who's the Bulgarian woman WCC? Stefanova?
Nov-18-05  AlexanderMorphy: <happypuppet> yes the womens WC is Stefanova.
Nov-14-06  stanleys: Well GM Spassov didn't manage to defend its title in the last WCC,but finishing third after "Victor the terrible" and GM Jansa is also an excellent result!Congratulations!
May-08-09  BIDMONFA: Liuben D Spassov

SPASSOV, Liuben D.

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  Tabanus: He won yesterday a tournament in Bulgaria, against lower rated opposition:

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  TheTamale: If Spassky and Karpov had a kid...
Mar-22-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Liuben Spassov.
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