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Aleksander Delchev

Aleksander Delchev at Dresden
Country Bulgaria
Born 15 July 1971
Sofia, Bulgaria
Title Grandmaster (1997)
Peak rating 2669 (October 2005)

Aleksander Delchev (Bulgarian: Александър Делчев; born 15 July 1971) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster and chess author. He won the Bulgarian Chess Championship in 1994, 1996 and 2001. He played for the Bulgarian national team in the Chess Olympiads of 1994, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012 with a performance of 64.6% (+36=34-12).

Selected tournament victories include the European Junior Chess Championship (1991-1992), the 47th Reggio Emilia chess tournament (2004-2005), the 4th Open Master at the Sixth International Chess Festival in Benidorm (2007), the International Open Championship of Croatia (2007) and the Open International Bavarian Chess Championship in Bad Wiessee (2005 and 2013). In 2011 he tied for 2nd-7th with Julio Granda, Ivan Šarić, Pablo Almagro Llamas, Maxim Turov and Mihail Marin at the 31st Villa de Benasque Open.