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Nikola Spiridonov
Number of games in database: 291
Years covered: 1961 to 2012
Last FIDE rating: 2141
Highest rating achieved in database: 2394

Overall record: +69 -101 =121 (44.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (35) 
    A15 A14 A10 A12 A13
 Reti System (23) 
    A04 A05 A06
 English, 1 c4 c5 (11) 
    A30 A36 A34 A35 A31
 English, 1 c4 e5 (11) 
    A20 A28 A21 A25 A23
 King's Indian (10) 
    E60 E94 E92 E61 E66
 Uncommon Opening (8) 
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (35) 
    B17 B12 B10 B18 B14
 Sicilian (15) 
    B32 B30 B35 B21 B73
 Grunfeld (14) 
    D86 D82 D85 D81 D93
 English, 1 c4 c5 (11) 
    A30 A39 A35 A34 A36
 English (10) 
    A10 A15 A16 A12
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A41 A40 D05 E00
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Flesch vs Spiridonov, 1964 0-1
   Spiridonov vs Shamkovich, 1969 1-0
   Spiridonov vs Estrin, 1971 1-0
   Spiridonov vs Spassky, 1973 1/2-1/2
   Spiridonov vs T Stanciu, 1973 1-0
   E Paoli vs Spiridonov, 1976 0-1
   Uhlmann vs Spiridonov, 1981 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Agard (1976)
   Varna (1968)
   Budapest Tungsram (1976)
   Bucharest (1980)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-7 (1964)
   Chigorin Memorial 9th (1973)
   Lugano Open (1989)
   EUR-chT (Men) 8th (1983)
   Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-A (1964)
   EUR-chT (Men) 7th (1980)
   GMA World Cup Open (1989)

   🏆 Golden Sands
   Spiridonov vs P Asparuhov (Jun-10-12) 0-1
   Z Ojagverdiyev vs Spiridonov (Jun-09-12) 1/2-1/2
   Spiridonov vs I Enchev (Jun-08-12) 0-1
   Spiridonov vs A A Khouri (Jun-07-12) 1-0
   V Akopian vs 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 12; games 1-25 of 291  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Kuijpers vs Spiridonov  ½-½401961WchT U26 08thA47 Queen's Indian
2. Lombardy vs Spiridonov 1-0331964WchT U26 11th fin-AA10 English
3. J Flesch vs Spiridonov 1-0401964EU-chT sfA07 King's Indian Attack
4. A Lantsias vs Spiridonov  0-1241964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-7B32 Sicilian
5. N Ornithopoulos vs Spiridonov  0-1361964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-7A15 English
6. Spiridonov vs W Bialas  ½-½331964Tel Aviv Olympiad qual-7C45 Scotch Game
7. J Flesch vs Spiridonov 0-1491964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AA07 King's Indian Attack
8. Spiridonov vs W Bialas  ½-½301964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
9. D Byrne vs Spiridonov  0-1551964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AA10 English
10. Spiridonov vs A Menvielle Laccourreye  ½-½421964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AA00 Uncommon Opening
11. Stein vs Spiridonov  1-0401964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
12. R C Cruz vs Spiridonov  1-0351964Tel Aviv Olympiad Final-AD86 Grunfeld, Exchange
13. Spiridonov vs V Shiyanovsky  0-1341966Match Ukraine-BulgariaA05 Reti Opening
14. V Shiyanovsky vs Spiridonov  1-0201966Match Ukraine-BulgariaB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
15. R Wostyn vs Spiridonov  0-1391966Orebro Stud olm prelim5B35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
16. Spiridonov vs S Bouaziz  1-0261966Orebro Stud olm prelim5A05 Reti Opening
17. B Brinck-Claussen vs Spiridonov  0-1321966Orebro Stud olm prelim5D82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
18. Spiridonov vs Westerinen 1-0501966Orebro Stud olm fAA15 English
19. Spiridonov vs Gheorghiu  ½-½271966Orebro Stud olm fAA04 Reti Opening
20. Hort vs Spiridonov 1-0391966Orebro Stud olm fAB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
21. Spiridonov vs M Basman  1-0531966Orebro Stud olm fAA12 English with b3
22. I Polgar vs Spiridonov  0-1381966Orebro Stud olm fAA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
23. Spiridonov vs A Hennings  1-0361966Orebro Stud olm fAA00 Uncommon Opening
24. Savon vs Spiridonov  ½-½431966Orebro Stud olm fAA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
25. Spiridonov vs C Zuidema  1-0211966Orebro Stud olm fAA20 English
 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 291  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.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: RIP GM Spiridonov.

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