Momchil Nikolov

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Fide Id2905710
TitleGrand Master
FederationFIDE fed
FIDE Elo2551 
Highest 2589 (July 2011)
URS Rating2555 
Born 03.Mar.1985  (Age 33)
 Ranking: World #428, Europe #333, FIDE #4
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Chess games of Momchil Nikolov:    PGN Database (MomchilNikolov.pgn)  [1144 games]

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Play Style

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Queen's pawn (32%): A40 A41 D02 D02 D02 A40Sicilian defence (38%): B42 B48 B50 B30 B41 B23
Nimzo-Indian (13%): E34 E20 E49 E33 E33 E37Queen's pawn (13%): A46 A45 A46 A46 E00 A46
Queen's gambit (7%): D31 D16 D31 D26 D35 D37Reti (9%): A04 A06 A09 A05 A08 A07
Reti (7%): A05 A04 A09 A06English (8%): A23 A15 A22 A17 A15 A16
King's Indian (6%): E81 E81 E92 E80 E83 E86Nimzo-Indian (7%): E46 E21 E39 E48 E20 E46
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #32 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   99.41%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -2.026 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  87.76 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Momchil Nikolov currently plays in: LOCATION: Athens, cinfo: GRE
46th Greek Team Championship Premier League Porto Rio Hortel, Greece
2018.07.10 to 2018.07.15
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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
8eme Festival International de Marseille Marseille, France2015.12.261710
FE 18 Citta' di Padova Padova, Italy2015.12.122230
6th Rapid Chess Festival - Greek National Rapid Championship Thessaloniki, Greece2015.11.071270
2nd Blitz Chess Festival - Greek National Blitz Championship Thessaloniki, Greece2015.11.061500
43rd National Team Championship of Category A Achaea, Greece2015.10.081620
Bulgarian National Championship - Rapid Varna, Bulgaria2015.09.211930
Bulgarian National Championship - Blitz Varna, Bulgaria2015.09.201920
Vivacom Open Varna, Bulgaria2015.09.142100
12th International Open Battle of Creta - A Group Chania, Greece2015.08.272260
International Chess Tournament APOKORONAS Apokoronas, Greece2015.08.191390
Arad Open Arad, Romania2015.08.061890
24th Open International de Martigny Martigny, Switzerland2015.07.311980
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