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Venka Asenova
Number of games in database: 66
Years covered: 1958 to 1978
Overall record: +24 -18 =24 (54.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Oct-17-1930, died Dec-29-1986, 56 years old) Bulgaria

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Asenova was Bulgarian Women's Champion in 1953, 1956, 1960-1963, 1965, 1966 and 1969. She became a WIM in 1965 and an Honorary WGM in 1986.

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Asenova vs V Tikhomirova  0-1401958RUS-BULB12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. V Asenova vs M Lazarevic  1-0491960Vrnjacka Banja Zonal (Women)B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
3. C Chaude de Silans vs V Asenova  1-0391960Vrnjacka Banja Zonal (Women)C11 French
4. V Borisenko-Belova vs V Asenova  1-0341961BUL-RUSD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. V Asenova vs K Blagojevic  ½-½581961Belgrade-SofiaB23 Sicilian, Closed
6. V Nedeljkovic vs V Asenova  1-0411961Belgrade-SofiaB01 Scandinavian
7. V Asenova vs N Gaprindashvili  ½-½271963Split Olympiad (Women)B57 Sicilian
8. V Asenova vs N Gaprindashvili 0-1401963Split Olympiad (Women)B42 Sicilian, Kan
9. V Nedeljkovic vs V Asenova  1-0781963Split Olympiad (Women)C43 Petrov, Modern Attack
10. E Ladanyike-Karakas vs V Asenova  ½-½311963Split Olympiad (Women)C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
11. V Asenova vs M Teodorescu  1-0351963Split Olympiad (Women)C55 Two Knights Defense
12. E Rinder vs V Asenova  ½-½301963Split Olympiad (Women)C07 French, Tarrasch
13. V Asenova vs A Chevrier 1-0671963Split Olympiad (Women)B16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
14. L Loeffler vs V Asenova  0-1431963Split Olympiad (Women)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. V Asenova vs G Hulgana  1-0281963Split Olympiad (Women)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
16. V Asenova vs P Steedman  1-0421963Split Olympiad (Women)B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
17. V Asenova vs W Samt  1-0241963Split Olympiad (Women)B32 Sicilian
18. E Polihroniade vs V Asenova  ½-½521965Belgrade (Women)C07 French, Tarrasch
19. V Asenova vs R Milosavljevic  ½-½201965Belgrade (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
20. K Blagojevic vs V Asenova  ½-½221965Belgrade (Women)C01 French, Exchange
21. V Asenova vs M Lazarevic  0-1601965Belgrade (Women)C29 Vienna Gambit
22. T Vujanovic vs V Asenova  ½-½401965Belgrade (Women)B01 Scandinavian
23. V Asenova vs G Rodic-Kures  1-0351965Belgrade (Women)B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. M Teodorescu vs V Asenova  ½-½441965Belgrade (Women)C28 Vienna Game
25. V Asenova vs H Konarkowska-Sokolov  0-1561965Belgrade (Women)B42 Sicilian, Kan
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Mar-24-11  BLarsen1967: In the Sofia women tourney 1967 Venka Asenova got 7.5 points out of 11,one point after the winner Zsuzsa Makai. Venka didnt start well,only 2.5 after 5 rounds,but then in r6 things changed,she beat Antonina Georgieva and in general Asenova scored 5 P. in the last 6 rounds - Round Six:

[Event "Sofia (Women)"]
[Site "Sofia"]
[Date "1967.??.??"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Asenova, Venka"]
[Black "Georgieva, Antonina"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B22"]
[Opening "Sicilian"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. c3 Nc6 4. d4 d6 5. h3 Nf6 6. Bd3 g6 7. O-O Bg7 8. Qe2 O-O 9. Be3 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bd7 11. Nd2 b5 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. f4 Qd7 14. Rae1 Qb7 15. Bd4 Rfe8 16. e5 Nd5 17. f5 dxe5 18. fxg6 hxg6 19. Bxe5 Bxe5 20. Qxe5 Nf6 21. Nf3 Rad8 22. Bb1 Rd5 23. Qg3 Nh5 24. Qh4 Qb6+ 25. Rf2 Qc5 26. Be4 Rd6 27. Bxc6 Rxc6 28. Nd4 Rf6 29. Rxf6 Nxf6 30. Kh1 Kg7 31. Qf2 Qh5 32. Nf3 e5 33. Qc5 Nd7 34. Qa7 Qf5 35. Qxa6 e4 36. Nd4 Qf2 37. Rg1 e3 38. Qxb5 e2 39. Nxe2 Rxe2 40. Qxd7 Rxb2 41. a4 Qc2 42. Qd4+ Kg8 43. a5 Qe2 44. Qf6 Ra2 45. Qd8+ Kg7 46. Qd4+ Kg8 47. c4 Rd2 48. Qf4 Ra2 49. Qc7 Rc2 50. a6 Kg7 51. a7 Ra2 52. Qb8 Qe4 53. c5 Qd5 54. Qb6 Qa8 55. c6 Qxa7 56. Qb3 Qf2 57. Qc3+ Qf6 58. Qc1 Ra8 59. Rf1 Qd6 60. Qc3+ Kg8 61. Qf3 Qe7 62. Rd1 Rc8 63. Qc3 Rc7 64. Rb1 Qe8 65. Rb6 Kh7 66. Qf6 Qc8 67. Rb4 1-0

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