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Liuben D Spassov
  
Number of games in database: 265
Years covered: 1965 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2301
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +63 -67 =135 (49.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (20) 
    E75 E80 E97 E92 E62
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E12 E17 E19
 Modern Benoni (12) 
    A57 A56 A60 A58 A65
 Reti System (8) 
    A04 A06
 Slav (7) 
    D16 D12 D11 D10 D14
 English (7) 
    A14 A13 A15 A17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (55) 
    B42 B93 B89 B40 B62
 Queen's Indian (13) 
    E12 E15 E17 E14 E13
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E39 E46 E54 E20 E23
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    A46 A45 A40 E00
 Sicilian Kan (10) 
    B42 B43
 English (10) 
    A14 A17 A15 A19
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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 A Zakharov, 2006 1-0
   L Spassov vs Vasiukov, 2005 1/2-1/2

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

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 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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LIUBEN D SPASSOV
(born Mar-22-1943, 77 years old) Bulgaria

[what is this?]
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 11; games 1-25 of 265  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...cd
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 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 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  ½-½341970AlbenaE75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
20. L Spassov vs N Minev  0-1581971BUL-ch 24thA55 Old Indian, Main line
21. L Spassov vs N Minev  ½-½511971VarnaB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
22. Smejkal vs L Spassov  0-1541971VarnaA14 English
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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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.
http://www.bidmonfa.com/spassov_liu...
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Mar-27-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He won yesterday a tournament in Bulgaria, against lower rated opposition:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr318...

Jan-29-13  TheTamale: If Spassky and Karpov had a kid...
Mar-22-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Liuben Spassov.

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