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Nikola Padevsky
Number of games in database: 536
Years covered: 1949 to 1992
Last FIDE rating: 2355
Highest rating achieved in database: 2460

Overall record: +143 -125 =268 (51.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (64) 
    B23 B43 B81 B36 B31
 Ruy Lopez (45) 
    C73 C91 C69 C97 C63
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (21) 
    C91 C97 C96 C87 C93
 French Defense (17) 
    C07 C09 C15 C02 C18
 King's Indian (16) 
    E77 E80 E67 E86 E69
 Caro-Kann (13) 
    B13 B18 B15 B17 B10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (51) 
    B81 B23 B32 B67 B91
 Ruy Lopez (32) 
    C98 C85 C95 C94 C90
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (30) 
    C98 C85 C94 C95 C96
 French Defense (21) 
    C12 C11 C07 C09 C19
 English (18) 
    A15 A13 A14 A17 A10
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E59 E53 E51 E25 E56
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   N Padevsky vs I Asmundsson, 1957 1-0
   N Padevsky vs Kasparov, 1980 1/2-1/2
   N Padevsky vs Keres, 1956 1/2-1/2
   N Padevsky vs Karpov, 1972 1-0
   Gulko vs N Padevsky, 1978 0-1
   N Padevsky vs Tal, 1968 1/2-1/2
   Fischer vs N Padevsky, 1962 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Moscow Olympiad qual-1 (1956)
   Rubinstein Memorial 1st (1963)
   Havana Olympiad qual-7 (1966)
   Pula Zonal (1975)
   Bulgarian Championship (1959)
   Varna (1968)
   Reykjavik (1970)
   Capablanca Memorial (1964)
   Nice Olympiad Final-A (1974)
   Erfurt (1955)
   Dresden (1956)
   Siegen Olympiad Final-A (1970)
   Skopje Olympiad Final-A (1972)
   Zagreb (1965)
   Havana Olympiad Final-A (1966)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Dresden 1956 by Phony Benoni

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(born May-29-1933, 88 years old) Bulgaria

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Nikola Bochev Padevsky was born in Plovdiv. Awarded the IM title in 1957 and the GM title in 1964, he was Bulgarian champion in 1954, 1955, 1962 and 1964 (after play-off). He won the Rubinstein Memorial in 1963.

Wikipedia article: Nikola Padevsky

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 591  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Padevsky vs A Kiprov  1-0331949BUL-chD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
2. E Paoli vs N Padevsky  0-1411955LjubljanaC57 Two Knights
3. N Padevsky vs P Dely  ½-½601955ErfurtB32 Sicilian
4. N Padevsky vs R Dworzynski  ½-½641955ErfurtE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
5. J Franz vs N Padevsky  ½-½471955ErfurtA03 Bird's Opening
6. N Padevsky vs A Kolarov  ½-½191955ErfurtD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. N Padevsky vs B Koch  0-1441955ErfurtB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
8. N Padevsky vs Uhlmann  1-0381955ErfurtE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
9. L Alster vs N Padevsky  0-1311955ErfurtD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. N Padevsky vs S Dittmann  ½-½641955ErfurtE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
11. R Fuchs vs N Padevsky  ½-½201955ErfurtE61 King's Indian
12. M Bely vs N Padevsky  1-0231955ErfurtB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
13. O Troianescu vs N Padevsky  0-1401955ErfurtA07 King's Indian Attack
14. J Fichtl vs N Padevsky  ½-½581955ErfurtB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
15. N Padevsky vs I Balanel  1-0371955ErfurtC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. N Padevsky vs V Ciocaltea  ½-½361956DresdenC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
17. N Padevsky vs S Muehlberg  1-0221956DresdenA57 Benko Gambit
18. Averbakh vs N Padevsky 1-0321956DresdenA16 English
19. N Padevsky vs J Sefc  1-0671956DresdenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
20. N Padevsky vs Uhlmann  ½-½321956DresdenE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
21. Sliwa vs N Padevsky  1-0441956DresdenE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
22. Mihailo Trajkovic vs N Padevsky  0-1571956DresdenB32 Sicilian
23. S Dittmann vs N Padevsky 0-1611956DresdenE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
24. N Padevsky vs O Sterner  ½-½521956DresdenE14 Queen's Indian
25. W Golz vs N Padevsky  ½-½241956DresdenE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 591  PGN Download
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May-29-06  BIDMONFA: Nikola Padevsky


May-29-08  brankat: Happy Birthday GM Padevsky!
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  whiteshark: Bio:
Olympiads: chessmetric:
Dec-12-08  Karpova: A great success was his win in the Rubinstein Memorial, Polanica Zdroj 08.1963.

He scored 10.5/15 (+7 -1 =7) and won 1.0 point ahead of Moshe Czerniak and 1.5 points ahead of Matulovic.

Source: http://www.akibarubinstein.republik...

May-29-09  WhiteRook48: Happy birthday!!
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: inactive 77 year-old GM with 2355 rating..

happy birthday GM Nikola Padevsky!

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  jessicafischerqueen: <Padevsky> photograph-

<Bobby Fischer> v. <Nikola Padevski> Varna Olympiad 1962:

And here is the game in the photo- <Padevski> draws <Fischer> with the black pieces:

Fischer vs N Padevsky, 1962

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