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Valentin Lukov
V Lukov 
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Number of games in database: 774
Years covered: 1977 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2404
Highest rating achieved in database: 2469
Overall record: +267 -144 =363 (57.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (51) 
    A15 A13 A14 A17 A16
 King's Indian (50) 
    E90 E97 E60 E66 E69
 Sicilian (49) 
    B50 B83 B90 B39 B42
 Reti System (37) 
    A04 A06 A05
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    D02 A46 E00 A40 A41
 English, 1 c4 c5 (16) 
    A35 A31 A36 A30 A39
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (151) 
    B47 B90 B32 B22 B93
 Sicilian Najdorf (40) 
    B90 B93 B97 B92 B99
 Queen's Pawn Game (33) 
    A46 A45 E10 D02 E00
 Modern Benoni (27) 
    A70 A56 A57 A64 A61
 Sicilian Taimanov (26) 
    B47 B48 B46 B49
 English (20) 
    A13 A10 A17 A15 A14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T M Haub vs V Lukov, 1994 1/2-1/2
   V Lukov vs U Rohde, 2001 1-0
   P Y Toulzac vs V Lukov, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tbilisi (1988)
   Bulgarian Championship (1989)
   Decin-B (1978)
   Bulgarian Championship (1981)
   Maribor (1990)
   Hyeres Open (2001)
   Katowice Open (1990)
   Pamporovo (1982)
   Bulgarian Championship (1987)
   Rubinstein Memorial (1983)
   Krumbach Open (1991)
   GMA Baleares Open (1989)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
   GMA World Cup Open (1989)

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(born Dec-11-1955, 67 years old) Bulgaria

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Valentin Lukov was awarded the GM title in 1988. He finished 1st= at Halle in 1987.

 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 774  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Lukov vs J Kaikamdzozov  1-0431977PasardschikB06 Robatsch
2. K Georgiev vs V Lukov  ½-½151977PasardschikA07 King's Indian Attack
3. V Lukov vs A Popov  1-0331977PasardschikC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
4. V Lukov vs M Kelecevic  1-0341977PasardschikB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
5. K Krstev vs V Lukov  1-0411977PasardschikB20 Sicilian
6. A Stoilov vs V Lukov  0-1391977PasardschikB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. V Lukov vs L Popov  ½-½481977PasardschikA21 English
8. V Lukov vs I Donev  1-0521977PasardschikB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
9. N Kirov vs V Lukov  ½-½261977PazardzhikA14 English
10. K Georgiev vs V Lukov  ½-½151977PazardzhikA07 King's Indian Attack
11. Z Basagic vs V Lukov  ½-½321977PazardzhikA45 Queen's Pawn Game
12. G Kluger vs V Lukov  0-1571977PazardzhikE41 Nimzo-Indian
13. V Lukov vs I Jankovec  ½-½401978Decin-BE10 Queen's Pawn Game
14. V Lukov vs I Hausner  1-0331978Decin-BE92 King's Indian
15. V Lukov vs Z Szymczak  ½-½431978Decin-BB08 Pirc, Classical
16. K Mokry vs V Lukov  1-0411978Decin-BB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
17. V Lukov vs V Sejkora  1-0391978Decin-BA56 Benoni Defense
18. J Tabor vs V Lukov  0-1261978Decin-BB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
19. F Blatny vs V Lukov  0-1561978Decin-BB25 Sicilian, Closed
20. B Perenyi vs V Lukov 1-0751978Decin-BB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. V Lukov vs T Casper  ½-½281978Decin-BA80 Dutch
22. S Gross vs V Lukov  0-1401978Decin-BA13 English
23. H Liebert vs V Lukov  1-0231978Decin-BA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
24. A Adamski vs V Lukov  1-0681978Decin-BB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. V Lukov vs A Drvota  1-0391978Decin-BD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 1 of 31; games 1-25 of 774  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-11-06  BIDMONFA: Valentin Lukov

LUKOV, Valentin

Dec-11-08  whiteshark: Player of the Day

Valentin Lukov & Harry Wienigk - <System-Theorie aus aller Welt> wrote a lot of 'funny' chess books.

Dec-11-08  WhiteRook48: Who on earth is this guy.
Dec-11-08  whiteshark: Bio:

Picture: (Minnican, Valentin Lukov , Upton)

Mar-04-09  theodor: <<WhiteRook48>: Who on earth is this guy.> he's a friend of mine!
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  Penguincw: Based on what I'm reading, it looks like he's player of the day in 2006 & 2008. Happy 57th birthday!

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