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Nikola Spiridonov
N Spiridonov 
Number of games in database: 437
Years covered: 1961 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2141
Highest rating achieved in database: 2394

Overall record: +110 -148 =179 (45.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (42) 
    A15 A14 A12 A13 A10
 Reti System (32) 
    A04 A05 A06
 English, 1 c4 c5 (21) 
    A30 A36 A34 A31 A33
 English, 1 c4 e5 (18) 
    A20 A21 A28 A25 A23
 King's Indian (15) 
    E94 E60 E92 E73 E66
 Uncommon Opening (11) 
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (48) 
    B17 B12 B18 B10 B11
 Sicilian (26) 
    B32 B30 B35 B21 B36
 Grunfeld (22) 
    D86 D85 D82 D81 D97
 English, 1 c4 c5 (17) 
    A30 A36 A37 A39 A34
 Slav (13) 
    D14 D16 D10 D15 D11
 English (11) 
    A15 A10 A16 A12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Flesch vs Spiridonov, 1964 0-1
   Spiridonov vs Shamkovich, 1969 1-0
   Spiridonov vs T Stanciu, 1973 1-0
   Spiridonov vs Estrin, 1971 1-0
   Spiridonov vs Spassky, 1973 1/2-1/2
   E Paoli vs Spiridonov, 1976 0-1
   Uhlmann vs Spiridonov, 1981 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Toulouse Open (1990)
   Bulgarian Championship (1975)
   Agard (1976)
   Varna (1968)
   Rubinstein Memorial (1970)
   Bucharest (1980)
   Athens Zonal (1969)
   Budapest Tungsram (1976)
   Rubinstein Memorial (1979)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-7 (1964)
   Cannes Martinez Open (1996)
   Lugano Open (1989)
   EUR-chT (Men) 8th (1983)
   EUR-chT (Men) 7th (1980)
   GMA World Cup Open (1989)

   🏆 Golden Sands
   N Spiridonov vs P Asparuhov (Jun-10-12) 0-1
   Z Ojagverdiyev vs N Spiridonov (Jun-09-12) 1/2-1/2
   N Spiridonov vs I Enchev (Jun-08-12) 0-1
   N Spiridonov vs A A Khouri (Jun-07-12) 1-0
   V Akopian vs N Spiridonov (Jun-06-12) 1-0

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(born Feb-28-1938, died Mar-13-2021, 83 years old) Bulgaria

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Nikola Spiridonov was awarded the IM title in 1970 and the GM title in 1979. He won the Bulgarian Championship in 1969 (after a play-off). His best tournament results include equal firsts at Polanica-Zdroj 1971 and Varna 1974.

Wikipedia article: Nikola Spiridonov

Last updated: 2021-03-16 13:22:02

 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 458  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Kuijpers vs N Spiridonov  ½-½401961WchT U26 08thA47 Queen's Indian
2. Gufeld vs N Spiridonov  ½-½251961WchT U26 08thB12 Caro-Kann Defense
3. Lombardy vs N Spiridonov 1-0331964WchT U26 11th fin-AA10 English
4. J Flesch vs N Spiridonov 1-0401964EU-chT sfA07 King's Indian Attack
5. A Lantsias vs N Spiridonov  0-1241964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-7B32 Sicilian
6. N Ornithopoulos vs N Spiridonov 0-1361964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-7A15 English
7. N Spiridonov vs W Bialas  ½-½331964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-7C45 Scotch Game
8. J Flesch vs N Spiridonov 0-1491964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AA07 King's Indian Attack
9. N Spiridonov vs W Bialas  ½-½301964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
10. D Byrne vs N Spiridonov  0-1551964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AA10 English
11. N Spiridonov vs A Menvielle Laccourreye  ½-½421964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AA00 Uncommon Opening
12. Stein vs N Spiridonov  1-0401964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
13. R C Cruz vs N Spiridonov  1-0351964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
14. N Spiridonov vs B Kurajica  ½-½211966WchT U26 fin-A 13thA07 King's Indian Attack
15. N Spiridonov vs V Shiyanovsky  0-1341966Match Ukraine-BulgariaA05 Reti Opening
16. V Shiyanovsky vs N Spiridonov  1-0201966Match Ukraine-BulgariaB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
17. R Wostyn vs N Spiridonov  0-1391966Orebro Stud olm prelim5B35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
18. N Spiridonov vs S Bouaziz  1-0261966Orebro Stud olm prelim5A05 Reti Opening
19. B Brinck-Claussen vs N Spiridonov  0-1321966Orebro Stud olm prelim5D82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
20. N Spiridonov vs Westerinen 1-0501966Orebro Stud olm fAA15 English
21. N Spiridonov vs Gheorghiu  ½-½271966Orebro Stud olm fAA04 Reti Opening
22. Hort vs N Spiridonov 1-0391966Orebro Stud olm fAB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
23. N Spiridonov vs M Basman  1-0531966Orebro Stud olm fAA12 English with b3
24. I Polgar vs N Spiridonov  0-1381966Orebro Stud olm fAA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
25. N Spiridonov vs A Hennings  1-0361966Orebro Stud olm fAA00 Uncommon Opening
 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 458  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Tabanus: Still going strong! As seen from this tournament win (1st Memorial Kamen Piskov 2009):

Jun-04-12  twinlark: He's playing in the Grand Europe Open at White Sands: http://golden-sands-2012.chessmix.c...
Mar-03-19  PhilFeeley: Trainer of Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
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  Stonehenge: RIP GM Spiridonov.

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