Luben Popov

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Fide Id2900173
TitleInternational Master
FederationFIDE fed
FIDE Elo2314
Highest Elo2470 (July 1973)
URS Rating2237 
Born 28.Jan.1936
 Ranking: World #4508, Europe #3468, FIDE #53
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Play Style

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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
English (22%): A18 A13 A13 A14 A25 A15Sicilian defence (30%): B40 B41 B24 B28 B41 B25
Queen's pawn (19%): A40 A40 A40 A45 A40 A40Alekhine's defence (15%): B03 B02 B02 B04 B04 B03
Queen's Indian (12%): E16 E15 E16 E17 A47 E12Benoni defence (12%): A56 A65 A56 A66 A56 A56
King's Indian (11%): E80 A48 E61 E70 E82 E73Reti (9%): A07 A09 A05 A06 A04
Queen's gambit (7%): D10 D27 D10 D31 D30 D25English (9%): A26 A36 A25 A37 A25 A27
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #20 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -1.626 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  81.83 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
64th Team Championship Men Burgas, Bulgaria2014.09.192340
63rd Team Championship Men Burgas, Bulgaria2013.09.192390
62nd Team Championship Men Burgas, Bulgaria2012.09.192380
Zonal Chess Championship Plovdiv - CLASSIC South Central Zone Bulgaria2011.11.261300
61st Team Championship for men Varna, Bulgaria2011.06.022370
60th Team Championship for men Varna, Bulgaria2010.05.272370
Stara Pazova - Ilindan Belgrade, Serbia2009.07.252350
58th Team Championship (m) 1-st Division Borovets, Bulgaria2008.10.012360
Stara Pazova - Ilindan Stara Pazova, Serbia2008.07.232380
Stara Pazova-Ilindan Stara Pazova, Serbia2007.07.252370
55th Bulgarian Team Championship Men Burgas, Bulgaria2005.09.262190
Bulgarian Men's Team Championship Plovdiv, Bulgaria2003.11.052240
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