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Petko Atanasov

Number of games in database: 36
Years covered: 1967 to 1991
Last FIDE rating: 2342
Highest rating achieved in database: 2349
Overall record: +4 -16 =16 (33.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (4) 
    B27 B80 B41 B52
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C68 C64 C63 C95 C72
 Sicilian (4) 
    B56 B89 B30
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(born Jan-14-1948, 75 years old) Bulgaria

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IM (1983) Petko Atanasov was born in the village of Karan Varbovka, ouside Ruse, Bulgaria, in 1948. During the period 1963-66 he was Bulgarian National Junior Champion three times. He participated in three Sudent Olympiads for his country, taking the gold on third board in Austria in 1968. From 1976 through 1991, he was a professional chess trainer at the Dunav Chess Club in Ruse. Atanasov trained Topalov from 1986 to 1991.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Kirpichnikov vs P Atanasov  1-0321967International Junior TournamentC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
2. L Espig vs P Atanasov  0-1341967International Junior TournamentB56 Sicilian
3. D Ghizdavu vs P Atanasov  1-0561967International Junior TournamentB56 Sicilian
4. R M McKay vs P Atanasov  1-0401968Wch U26-PrelimC41 Philidor Defense
5. J Moles vs P Atanasov  ½-½331969EU-ch U20 prelC53 Giuoco Piano
6. P Atanasov vs Ribli  0-1391969GroningenB27 Sicilian
7. Ribli vs P Atanasov  1-0721969GroningenC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
8. P Atanasov vs Vaganian  ½-½471969EU-ch U20 final AB02 Alekhine's Defense
9. Andersson vs P Atanasov  1-0361969EU-ch U20 final-AA23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
10. P Atanasov vs J Dueball 1-0241969WchT U26 fin-A 16thD85 Grunfeld
11. Bobotsov vs P Atanasov  1-0451972BUL-chD80 Grunfeld
12. L Popov vs P Atanasov  ½-½261972BUL-chD80 Grunfeld
13. P Atanasov vs A Merdinjan  1-0291972BUL-chA04 Reti Opening
14. P Atanasov vs B Ivanovic  0-1521972World Student Team Championship qual-3B06 Robatsch
15. P Atanasov vs I Farago  ½-½251972World Student Team Championship Final-AA00 Uncommon Opening
16. H Messing vs P Atanasov  1-0211973VarnaB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
17. P Peev vs P Atanasov  0-1511974VarnaD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. P Atanasov vs N Spiridonov  ½-½391974VarnaB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. K Georgiev vs P Atanasov  ½-½111975Bulgarian ChampionshipB89 Sicilian
20. P Atanasov vs E Ermenkov  ½-½161975Bulgarian ChampionshipA16 English
21. P Velikov vs P Atanasov  ½-½151975Bulgarian ChampionshipC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
22. P Orev vs P Atanasov  1-0361975Bulgarian ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
23. P Atanasov vs L Spassov  ½-½121975Bulgarian ChampionshipC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
24. P Atanasov vs N Spiridonov  ½-½141975Bulgarian ChampionshipC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
25. J Grigorov vs P Atanasov  1-0411975Bulgarian ChampionshipC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
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Apr-10-11  wordfunph: IM Petko Atanasov --- Topalov's junior trainer!

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