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Luben Popov
L Popov 
Number of games in database: 494
Years covered: 1958 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2314 (2318 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2465

Overall record: +106 -106 =282 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (41) 
    E89 E75 E83 E73 E87
 Queen's Indian (37) 
    E17 E15 E12 E16 E19
 Modern Benoni (20) 
    A56 A58 A61 A79 A77
 English, 1 c4 c5 (17) 
    A36 A33 A30 A32 A34
 Queen's Pawn Game (17) 
    A41 A40 E10 D01 A50
 Grunfeld (16) 
    D85 D90 D80 D94
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (81) 
    B42 B43 B41 B40 B28
 Sicilian Kan (56) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Modern Benoni (33) 
    A56 A57 A58 A78 A73
 Alekhine's Defense (28) 
    B05 B03 B04 B02
 King's Indian (17) 
    E79 E62 E92 E60 E94
 English, 1 c4 c5 (16) 
    A36 A30 A34 A31 A37
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Keres vs L Popov, 1973 0-1
   V Panov vs L Popov, 1967 0-1
   L Popov vs Maric, 1967 1/2-1/2
   Smejkal vs L Popov, 1971 1/2-1/2
   L Popov vs R Jamieson, 1977 1-0
   L Popov vs I Cheparinov, 2000 1/2-1/2
   Geller vs L Popov, 1967 1/2-1/2
   Fischer vs L Popov, 1967 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Plovdiv (1973)
   Reggio Emilia 1972/73 (1972)
   Bulgarian Championship (1959)
   Siegen Olympiad qual-6 (1970)
   Reggio Emilia 1973/74 (1973)
   Amsterdam IBM-B (1974)
   Bucharest (1962)
   FRG-ch International (1973)
   EUR-chT (Men) 7th (1980)
   Reggio Emilia 1970/71 (1971)
   Enschede Zonal (1963)
   Hoogovens-B (1977)
   Bulgarian Championship (1975)
   Havana Olympiad qual-7 (1966)
   Nice Olympiad Final-A (1974)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Dortmund 1973 by suenteus po 147

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(born Jan-28-1936, 87 years old) Bulgaria

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Luben Stoyanov Popov was born in Plovdiv. Awarded the IM title in 1965, he was Bulgarian Champion in 1970.

Wikipedia article: Luben Popov

Last updated: 2021-10-21 09:31:39

 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 545  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Popov vs A Feuerstein  0-1411958WchT U26 prel-B 05thB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
2. I Dimitrov vs L Popov  1-0411959Bulgarian ChampionshipA16 English
3. L Popov vs J Stefanov  1-0451959Bulgarian ChampionshipE81 King's Indian, Samisch
4. G Martinov vs L Popov  0-1601959Bulgarian ChampionshipA16 English
5. N Minev vs L Popov  ½-½341959Bulgarian ChampionshipC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
6. L Popov vs N Padevsky  ½-½171959Bulgarian ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
7. A Hadjipetrov vs L Popov  0-1381959Bulgarian ChampionshipE92 King's Indian
8. L Popov vs N Radev  1-0701959Bulgarian ChampionshipE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
9. V Popov vs L Popov  ½-½231959Bulgarian ChampionshipE79 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
10. Z Kadrev vs L Popov  ½-½291959Bulgarian ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
11. L Popov vs Petko Kostov  1-0491959Bulgarian ChampionshipE81 King's Indian, Samisch
12. D Pantaleev vs L Popov  ½-½621959Bulgarian ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
13. L Popov vs Bobotsov  ½-½361959Bulgarian ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
14. A Kolarov vs L Popov  ½-½201959Bulgarian ChampionshipA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
15. L Popov vs E Karastoichev  ½-½161959Bulgarian ChampionshipE87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
16. Bobotsov vs L Popov  0-1331960BUL-chA56 Benoni Defense
17. N Minev vs L Popov 1-0371960BUL-chA03 Bird's Opening
18. L Popov vs T D van Scheltinga  ½-½201960Budapest ZonalD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. I Bilek vs L Popov 1-0281960Budapest ZonalA56 Benoni Defense
20. L Popov vs A Matanovic  ½-½201960Budapest ZonalE12 Queen's Indian
21. Barcza vs L Popov  1-0411960Budapest ZonalA15 English
22. L Popov vs U Raisa  1-0401960Budapest ZonalE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
23. J Kozma vs L Popov  1-0411960Budapest ZonalA15 English
24. L Popov vs P Troeger 0-1371960Budapest ZonalA21 English
25. L Popov vs G Mititelu  ½-½141960Budapest ZonalE10 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 545  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-13-04  fasting: Mister Draw!
Oct-14-04  offramp: You should look at Peter Szekely!
Oct-20-04  fasting: right, Szekely is mr. Draw
Jan-28-06  BIDMONFA: Luben S Popov

POPOV, Luben Stoyanov

Jun-02-06  NakoSonorense: Popov... vaya nombrecito. :)
Jan-28-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, 1970 Bulgarian champion Luben Popov!!
Sep-17-16  diagonal: Luben Popov was co-winner at the traditional Reggio Emilia (invitation series) in 1973/74, joint with Juergen Dueball and Gyula Sax, as well as co-winner in the previous edition 1972/73, joint with Levente Lengyel (as best on tie-break), and young Eugenio Torre.

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