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Vasil Spasov
Number of games in database: 394
Years covered: 1981 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2494 (2476 rapid, 2546 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2606

Overall record: +142 -43 =206 (62.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (105) 
    B90 B30 B47 B52 B31
 French Tarrasch (24) 
    C07 C05 C09 C03 C04
 French Defense (24) 
    C07 C05 C09 C03 C04
 Sicilian Najdorf (21) 
    B90 B93
 Sicilian Taimanov (13) 
    B47 B46 B45 B49 B48
 Sicilian Scheveningen (11) 
    B81 B83 B84 B82
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (87) 
    E67 E92 E97 E81 E98
 Sicilian (62) 
    B33 B30 B23 B31 B22
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 A45 A46
 English (5) 
    A16 A10
 Pirc (4) 
    B09 B07 B08
 Philidor's Defense (4) 
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Spasov vs Khurtsidze, 2001 1-0
   V Spasov vs K Sobay, 2002 1-0
   V Spasov vs K Berbatov, 2010 1-0
   V Spasov vs T Baninska, 2009 1-0
   V Spasov vs G Schroll, 2008 1-0
   V Spasov vs Pavel Dimitrov, 2008 1-0
   V Spasov vs I Saric, 2008 1-0
   Vachier-Lagrave vs V Spasov, 2006 0-1
   G Andruet vs V Spasov, 1990 0-1
   N Milchev vs V Spasov, 2010 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bulgarian Championship (2001)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   Korinthos Open (2001)
   Albena Open (2012)
   European Team Championship (2001)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
   Manila Interzonal (1990)
   EUR-chT (Men) 10th (1992)
   Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   European Championship (2003)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   European Championship (2008)
   European Team Championship (2003)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)

   🏆 83rd ch-BUL
   V Spasov vs T Stoyanov (Feb-27-19) 1-0
   V Spasov vs I Cheparinov (Mar-08-18) 1/2-1/2
   I Janik vs V Spasov (Dec-06-17) 1/2-1/2
   V Spasov vs S Golubov (Sep-08-15) 1/2-1/2
   V Spasov vs M A Tabatabaei (Jun-24-15) 1/2-1/2

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(born Feb-17-1971, 51 years old) Bulgaria

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GM (1990) Vasil Spasov was the 1989 World U-20 Chess Champion. He was Bulgarian champion in 1990, 1997, 2000, 2003, and 2008.

Wikipedia article: Vasil Spasov

 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 427  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Polgar vs V Spasov  1-0381981SofiaB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. K Georgiev vs V Spasov  1-0421988BUL-chB30 Sicilian
3. V Vepkhvishvili vs V Spasov  ½-½541988Open AlbenaB33 Sicilian
4. V Spasov vs Danilidis  1-0461988Balkaniad U20B30 Sicilian
5. V Spasov vs A Dardha  1-0531989BalkaniadB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
6. Savon vs V Spasov  1-0231989Legion opA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
7. V Spasov vs Dreev  ½-½941989Wch U20C03 French, Tarrasch
8. V Spasov vs J Gdanski  1-0421989Wch U20C05 French, Tarrasch
9. Piket vs V Spasov ½-½581989GroningenE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
10. J Brenninkmeijer vs V Spasov  ½-½551989GroningenE92 King's Indian
11. V Spasov vs R Kuijf  ½-½471989GroningenB30 Sicilian
12. Anand vs V Spasov  ½-½371989GroningenB33 Sicilian
13. V Spasov vs Azmaiparashvili  ½-½421989GroningenB06 Robatsch
14. Hellers vs V Spasov  1-0581989GroningenB33 Sicilian
15. V Spasov vs Smyslov  ½-½401989GroningenC60 Ruy Lopez
16. S Martinovic vs V Spasov  0-1291989GroningenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
17. V Spasov vs I Rogers  0-1241989GroningenB30 Sicilian
18. V Spasov vs G Andruet  1-0401990BUL-FRAB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
19. G Andruet vs V Spasov  0-1401990BUL-FRAE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
20. E Bricard vs V Spasov  0-1521990BUL-FRAA16 English
21. S Agdestein vs V Spasov  ½-½601990Manila InterzonalE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
22. V Spasov vs Dolmatov  ½-½601990Manila InterzonalC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
23. Shirov vs V Spasov  ½-½311990Manila InterzonalE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
24. V Spasov vs Tal 1-0531990Manila InterzonalC07 French, Tarrasch
25. Kamsky vs V Spasov ½-½601990Manila InterzonalA21 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-30-03  Ezely Nakhdov: Chessgames, V Spasov is listed separately; these are the same guy, right?
Premium Chessgames Member Yes, the alternate spelling keeps fooling our database. We fixed it, thanks.
Apr-10-06  BIDMONFA: Vasil Spassov


Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Wanted to see if Vasil had ever played Liuben and came up with this

BTW neither have any games against Spassky in the database.

May-07-06  Saji Soman: i have not heard much about him
May-07-06  DeepBlade: A mix between Spassky and Karpov!
Jun-05-06  stanleys: He was world junior champion in 1989 (guys like Shirov,Dreev finished behind him).Very good positional and endgame player
Nov-14-06  stanleys: Speaking of his endgame skills,check this:V Spassov vs E Dearing, 2004
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Rated 2605 in 1996 (world no. 66).

He was Bulgarian champion in 1990, 1997, 2000, 2003, and 2008:

Bulgarian vice champion today (2010)!


Correct spelling appears to be <Spasov>

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: That's the Open, sorry. Yesterday, 4th in BUL Ch:

Feb-17-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Vasil Spasov.

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