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Semko Semkov
S Semkov 
Number of games in database: 93
Years covered: 1976 to 2003
Last FIDE rating: 2450
Highest rating achieved in database: 2470

Overall record: +33 -40 =20 (46.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E43 E42 E41 E53 E52
 Semi-Slav (4) 
    D45 D47
 Grunfeld (4) 
    D85 D78 D76
 Queen's Gambit Declined (4) 
    D35 D31
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (16) 
    B44 B47 B40 B49 B45
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (7) 
    D21 D20 D27
 Sicilian Taimanov (6) 
    B47 B49 B45
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D31 D35
 Reti System (4) 
    A04 A06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Andruet vs S Semkov, 1990 0-1
   S Semkov vs I Tsvetkov, 2003 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Sitges Open (1993)
   Badalona Open (1993)
   Forli Open (1988)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
   Rome Open (1990)

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(born Feb-29-1960, 62 years old) Bulgaria

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International Master

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 117  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Semkov vs Van der Wiel  0-1351976Wch U16A33 English, Symmetrical
2. S Semkov vs K Georgiev  0-1211977VarnaB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. S Semkov vs J Pinter 1-0411977VarnaC56 Two Knights
4. I Radulov vs S Semkov 1-0291977BUL-chB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
5. S Semkov vs N Sulava  ½-½561979Balkaniad U20 11thA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
6. Hadeler vs S Semkov  0-1351979Balkaniad 11 U20B89 Sicilian
7. Savon vs S Semkov  1-0561982Varna 21stD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
8. S Semkov vs Romanishin  1-0531982Chigorin MemorialE60 King's Indian Defense
9. Razuvaev vs S Semkov  1-0411982Chigorin MemorialA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
10. S Semkov vs A Panchenko  0-1411982Chigorin MemorialD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. S Semkov vs Dvoirys  0-1571982Chigorin MemorialD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
12. Pigusov vs S Semkov  1-0611982Chigorin MemorialA04 Reti Opening
13. S Semkov vs Speelman  ½-½541982Chigorin MemorialA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
14. S Semkov vs L Hazai  0-1411982Chigorin MemorialE60 King's Indian Defense
15. A Vaisser vs S Semkov  1-0441982Chigorin MemorialE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
16. Psakhis vs S Semkov 1-01121982Chigorin MemorialD42 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3
17. Chandler vs S Semkov  ½-½421982Chigorin MemorialB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
18. Averkin vs S Semkov  ½-½431982Chigorin MemorialD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. S Semkov vs Geller  ½-½421982Chigorin MemorialE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
20. S Semkov vs Ftacnik  ½-½641982Chigorin MemorialD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
21. P Nikolic vs S Semkov  1-0381982Chigorin MemorialA04 Reti Opening
22. S Semkov vs Tal  0-1391982Chigorin MemorialB06 Robatsch
23. S Semkov vs V Lukov  ½-½311983BUL-chE46 Nimzo-Indian
24. S Semkov vs I Farago  0-1471984AlbenaE46 Nimzo-Indian
25. S Semkov vs G Andruet  0-1341985BUL-FRAE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 117  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  GrahamClayton: Semkov has published a book called "Kill KID", not surprisingly discussing the Four Pawns Attack. One of the more striking titles for a chess book!
Jun-06-10  wordfunph: In Semko Semkov's introduction of his book "Kill KID" he stated, "Warning! Do not kill any kid around, I only refer to the King's Indian Defence! That one, I have been trying to kill for more than 20 years."
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  Sneaky: Happy Birthday to IM Semkov... he turns 13 today ;-)
Feb-29-12  BIDMONFA: Semko Semkov


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  Penguincw: Happy 52nd birthday! Must be nice to celebrate your birthday on the exact date, rather than having to be on Feb.28 or Mar.1 or something.
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  whiteshark: In part 2 of the a.m. book Semkov's analysis begins after <1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f4 c5 6. d5 O-O 7. Nf3 e6 8. Be2 exd5 9. cxd5 Re8 10. e5 dxe5 11. fxe5 Ng4>

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with the move <12.e6 <!>>

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  eternaloptimist: <Penguincw> already made my point for me when he mentioned that it must be nice for Semkov to celebrate his b'day on the exact date of it. Also he has a cool name because his 1st name is almost the same as his last name.
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  Penguincw: < eternaloptimist: <Penguincw> already made my point for me when he mentioned that it must be nice for Semkov to celebrate his b'day on the exact date of it. Also he has a cool name because his 1st name is almost the same as his last name. >


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