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Evgenij Ermenkov
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Number of games in database: 594
Years covered: 1969 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2378 (2404 rapid, 2365 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2500

Overall record: +181 -142 =271 (53.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (101) 
    B90 B43 B42 B23 B84
 Ruy Lopez (25) 
    C85 C77 C69 C65 C84
 Sicilian Scheveningen (20) 
    B84 B83 B82 B85 B81
 King's Indian (19) 
    E70 E95 E94 E98 E67
 Caro-Kann (18) 
    B18 B17 B10 B16 B19
 French Defense (17) 
    C07 C05 C03 C10 C00
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (80) 
    B84 B67 B32 B50 B89
 King's Indian (38) 
    E91 E62 E67 E92 E70
 Queen's Pawn Game (28) 
    A40 A41 E10 A45 A46
 Caro-Kann (21) 
    B14 B16 B15 B12 B17
 Sicilian Scheveningen (19) 
    B84 B80 B82 B83 B85
 Modern Benoni (18) 
    A57 A56 A61 A70 A78
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Ermenkov vs Sagalchik, 1991 1-0
   Ermenkov vs S Hmadi, 1985 1-0
   De la Riva Aguado vs Ermenkov, 2008 1/2-1/2
   Ermenkov vs K Bischoff, 1990 1/2-1/2
   Hort vs Ermenkov, 1985 0-1
   A Ornstein vs Ermenkov, 1981 0-1
   Ermenkov vs Adorjan, 1981 1-0
   Bronstein vs Ermenkov, 1992 1/2-1/2
   Ermenkov vs M S Lupu, 1989 1/2-1/2
   P van Hoolandt vs Ermenkov, 2006 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bulgarian Championship (1975)
   Dutch Open (1990)
   Dubai Open (2000)
   Pamporovo (1982)
   Gosa 7th (1981)
   Jurmala (1978)
   Vratsa Zonal (1975)
   Dubai Open (2001)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Parcetic Memorial (1972)
   13th European Individual Senior Championship (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2006)
   Buenos Aires Olympiad (1978)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)

   🏆 XXX Belgrade Trophy
   D Milanovic vs Ermenkov (Nov-28-16) 1-0
   Ermenkov vs A Greenfeld (Jun-18-15) 1-0
   V Matviishen vs Ermenkov (Jun-10-13) 0-1
   V Karasev vs Ermenkov (Mar-19-13) 1/2-1/2
   Ermenkov vs M Berkovich (Mar-18-13) 1/2-1/2

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(born Sep-29-1949, 73 years old) Bulgaria

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Evgenij Petkov Ermenkov was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. He was awarded the IM title in 1974 and the GM title in 1977. Bulgarian Champion in 1973, 1975 (after a play-off), 1976, 1979 (after a play-off) and 1984 (jointly). He was 4th at Prague in 1985 and lead the Bulgarian Olympiad teams in 1978 and 1980.

Wikipedia article: Evgenij Ermenkov

 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 662  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ermenkov vs J Seret  0-1351969Wch U20 prel-FD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. G Makropoulos vs Ermenkov  0-1481969Wch U20 prel-FA07 King's Indian Attack
3. A H Williams vs Ermenkov  0-1301969Wch U20 fin-BB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
4. Vogt vs Ermenkov  ½-½241969Wch U20 prel-FB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
5. E M Green vs Ermenkov  0-1311969Wch U20 fin-BA10 English
6. Ermenkov vs N Craske  1-0381969Wch U20 fin-BE14 Queen's Indian
7. K Rogoff vs Ermenkov 0-1401969Wch U20 fin-BB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
8. Ermenkov vs S Bouaziz  ½-½211969Wch U20 fin-BE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
9. Ermenkov vs J Kristiansen  1-0271969Wch U20 fin-BB23 Sicilian, Closed
10. Ermenkov vs E Torre  0-1381969Wch U20 fin-BE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
11. L Ogaard vs Ermenkov  ½-½1101969Wch U20 fin-BA04 Reti Opening
12. L Ogaard vs Ermenkov  ½-½541969Wch U20 prel-FA76 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8
13. Ermenkov vs J Diaz  ½-½611969Wch U20 prel-FA15 English
14. Ermenkov vs J Krotki  1-0161969Wch U20 fin-BC10 French
15. Ermenkov vs K Payrhuber  ½-½311969Wch U20 fin-BB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. G Ligterink vs Ermenkov  ½-½191969Wch U20 fin-BD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
17. Ermenkov vs J Barle  1-0351970EU-ch U20 fin-AC77 Ruy Lopez
18. J Barle vs Ermenkov  1-0621970EU-ch U20 qualE92 King's Indian
19. D Prodanov vs Ermenkov  0-1191970Varna JuniorsB10 Caro-Kann
20. Ermenkov vs Knaak  1-0391970Varna JuniorsA56 Benoni Defense
21. Ermenkov vs S Vagalinski  1-0361970Varna JuniorsB23 Sicilian, Closed
22. V Antonov vs Ermenkov  0-1371970Varna JuniorsB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
23. I Biriescu vs Ermenkov  ½-½611970Varna JuniorsB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
24. J Dory vs Ermenkov  1-0401970Varna JuniorsB06 Robatsch
25. Ermenkov vs K Hulak  1-0551970Varna JuniorsB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 662  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-16-04  WMD: Bulgarian GM Ermenkov is playing for Palestine in the Calvia Chess Olympiad.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Evgenij Petkov Ermenkov
Born 29th September 1949 in Sofia
Awarded the IM title in 1974 and the GM title in 1977. He was Bulgarian champion in 1973, 1975 (after playoff), 1976, 1979 (after playoff) and 1984 (joint).
Nov-18-05  atripodi: Anyone know the specifics on his decision to play for Palestine?
Apr-09-06  AlexandraThess: Money!
May-08-06  ChessVip: he is the trainer for palestine chess team. I see a picture of him like a trainer in the Dubai 1986 chess olympic!
Sep-29-06  BIDMONFA: Evgenij Ermenkov


Sep-29-09  DarthStapler: Same birthday as me
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Game not in the database:

[Event "?"]
[Site "Plovdiv"]
[Date "1983.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Ermenkov, Evgenij"]
[Black "Grun"]
[Result "1-0"]

1. e4 ♘f6 2. e5 ♘d5 3. d4 d6 4. f4 dxe5 5. fxe5 ♘c6 6. c3 ♗f5 7. ♗d3 ♗xd3 8. ♕xd3 e6 9. ♘f3 ♗e7 10. O-O O-O 11. ♘bd2 ♘b8 12. ♘e4 ♘d7 13. ♘eg5 g6 14. ♕e4 ♔g7 15. c4 ♘b4 16. ♕h4 h5 17. ♕f4 ♕e8 18. ♘e4 ♖g8 19. ♘fg5 ♖f8 20. ♘f6 1-0

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Source: Bill Wall, “500 Alekhine Miniatures”, Chess Enterprises, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, 1994

Sep-29-11  theodor: 4rd, Evgeny; pozelavam ti o6te uspehi, nezavisimo ot bioritmite ti!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Diocletian: Happy Birthday, Evgenij Petkov
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  whiteshark: <Erme> is always good for a quick GM draw.
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  MissScarlett: The December 1987 <Chess>, p.278, reports that Ermenkov was kicked out of the Bulgarian championship after three rounds because he wouldn't observe the smoking ban. Technically speaking, he didn't have a lung to stand on.

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