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Valentin Lukov
Number of games in database: 190
Years covered: 1977 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2404
Highest rating achieved in database: 2469

Overall record: +46 -49 =95 (49.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (11) 
    B90 B91 B46 B49 B44
 King's Indian (9) 
    E90 E97 E61 E87 E92
 Queen's Indian (6) 
    E12 E15 E14 E18
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    D02 A46 E10 E00
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C98 C80 C96 C64 C63
 English (5) 
    A14 A13
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (47) 
    B93 B47 B90 B22 B23
 Sicilian Najdorf (19) 
    B93 B90 B92 B97 B91
 Modern Benoni (10) 
    A78 A56 A61 A57 A58
 Sicilian Taimanov (9) 
    B47 B46
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A46 A45 E00
 Dutch Defense (5) 
    A90 A84 A81
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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

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tbilisi (1988)
   Maribor (1990)
   Decin-B (1978)
   Pamporovo (1982)
   Rubinstein Memorial 21st (1983)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
   GMA World Cup Open (1989)

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(born Dec-11-1955, 66 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 9; games 1-25 of 211  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Georgiev vs V Lukov  ½-½151977PazardzhikA07 King's Indian Attack
2. N Kirov vs V Lukov  ½-½261977PazardzhikA14 English
3. Z Basagic vs V Lukov  ½-½321977PazardzhikA45 Queen's Pawn Game
4. G Kluger vs V Lukov  0-1571977PazardzhikE41 Nimzo-Indian
5. V Lukov vs V Sejkora  1-0391978Decin-BA56 Benoni Defense
6. V Lukov vs A Drvota  1-0391978Decin-BD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. A Adamski vs V Lukov  1-0681978Decin-BB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. V Lukov vs D Sorm  1-0281978Decin-BD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. V Lukov vs T Casper  ½-½281978Decin-BA80 Dutch
10. B Perenyi vs V Lukov 1-0751978Decin-BB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. F Blatny vs V Lukov  0-1561978Decin-BB25 Sicilian, Closed
12. J Tabor vs V Lukov  0-1261978Decin-BB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
13. Mokry vs V Lukov  1-0411978Decin-BB99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line
14. V Lukov vs Z Szymczak  ½-½431978Decin-BB08 Pirc, Classical
15. V Lukov vs I Jankovec  ½-½401978Decin-BE10 Queen's Pawn Game
16. V Lukov vs I Hausner  1-0331978Decin-BE92 King's Indian
17. S Gross vs V Lukov  0-1401978Decin-BA13 English
18. H Liebert vs V Lukov  1-0231978Decin-BA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
19. V Lukov vs Psakhis  ½-½191980NaleczowA71 Benoni, Classical, 8.Bg5
20. Tseshkovsky vs V Lukov  1-0551981Chigorin MemorialB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. V Lukov vs A Ornstein  0-1361981PamporovoE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
22. V Lukov vs Tringov  ½-½121981BUL-chC01 French, Exchange
23. V Lukov vs Polugaevsky  0-1411981Chigorin MemorialE20 Nimzo-Indian
24. Inkiov vs V Lukov  ½-½471981BUL-chB23 Sicilian, Closed
25. V Lukov vs S Djuric  0-1381981PamporovoC53 Giuoco Piano
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-11-06  BIDMONFA: Valentin Lukov

LUKOV, Valentin

Premium Chessgames Member
  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.
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Bio:

Picture: (Minnican, Valentin Lukov , Upton)

Mar-04-09  theodor: <<WhiteRook48>: Who on earth is this guy.> he's a friend of mine!
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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