Krum Georgiev

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Krum Ivanov Georgiev (Bulgarian: Крум Иванов Георгиев) (born May 24, 1958) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster, born in Pazardzhik.[1] He beat Garry Kasparov in a wild game in Malta, 1980.[2]

Georgiev earned the International Master (IM) title in 1977[1] and the Grandmaster (GM) title in 1988.[3]


  1. ^ a b Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 137, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6
  2. ^ Krum Georgiev–Garry Kasparov, Malta 1980 game score at
  3. ^ by email from Bulgarian Chess Federation - see Discussion

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