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Bogdan Lalic
B Lalic 
 
Number of games in database: 686
Years covered: 1983 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2394 (2504 rapid, 2520 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590

Overall record: +219 -58 =368 (62.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 41 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (41) 
    E97 E92 E60 E81 E94
 Queen's Gambit Declined (28) 
    D30 D37 D31 D35 D39
 Modern Benoni (23) 
    A70 A57 A56 A62 A61
 Slav (22) 
    D17 D10 D15 D14 D12
 Queen's Pawn Game (21) 
    E00 A41 A40 A46 D02
 Queen's Indian (18) 
    E15 E12 E17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (54) 
    B22 B30 B93 B42 B23
 Grunfeld (28) 
    D85 D97 D76 D90 D73
 French Defense (28) 
    C01 C11 C18 C02 C09
 English (21) 
    A15 A13 A10 A17 A11
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    D02 E10 A45 A40 E00
 Ruy Lopez (19) 
    C77 C84 C67 C80 C91
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Lalic vs V Kovacevic, 1995 1-0
   B Lalic vs Shirov, 1994 1/2-1/2
   R Willmoth vs B Lalic, 2001 0-1
   B Lalic vs Kengis, 1997 1-0
   C Theocharides vs B Lalic, 2003 0-1
   B Lalic vs J C Hannet, 1998 1-0
   B Lalic vs A Summerscale, 1999 1-0
   B Lalic vs K Spraggett, 1993 1/2-1/2
   B Lalic vs K Spraggett, 1996 1/2-1/2
   J Rowson vs B Lalic, 1998 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   XV Carlos Torre (2002)
   British Championship (2008)
   Hastings 2007/08 (2008)
   Bunratty Masters (2014)
   Hastings 2016/17 (2016)
   Hastings 2006/07 (2006)
   British Championship (2006)
   100th British Championship (2013)
   Hastings 2017/18 (2017)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
   Hastings 2005/06 (2006)
   Gibraltar Masters (2004)
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Hastings 2017/18
   A C Taylor vs B Lalic (Jan-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   B Lalic vs J N Sugden (Jan-04-18) 1-0
   Hebden vs B Lalic (Jan-03-18) 1-0
   B Lalic vs D B Graham (Jan-02-18) 1-0
   B Lalic vs C E Murphy (Jan-01-18) 1/2-1/2

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BOGDAN LALIC
(born Mar-08-1964, 54 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Croatia)

[what is this?]

Bogdan Lalic was awarded the GM title in 1988. He was 1st= at Pleven 1987, 1st= at Sarajevo 1988 and outright 1st at the 17th Cesenatico Open in Italy. Although registered with the Croatian Federation he is now playing in England.

He was married to Susan Arkell Lalic but is now divorced. Together they have a son Peter D Lalic, born 1994.

Wikipedia article: Bogdan Lalić

Last updated: 2016-11-19 16:54:08

 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 686  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Marjanovic vs B Lalic  1-0451983YUG-chC05 French, Tarrasch
2. B Lalic vs Chandler  ½-½141985Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
3. B Lalic vs Tringov  0-1361985Varna 24thA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
4. B Lalic vs J Grigorov  ½-½121985VarnaA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
5. B Lalic vs Sax  1-0451985Bosna GM TournamentA64 Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8
6. E Dizdarevic vs B Lalic  ½-½191985Bosna GM TournamentA15 English
7. Ribli vs B Lalic  ½-½481985Bosna GM TournamentA15 English
8. B Lalic vs Marjanovic  1-022198524th BosnaE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
9. B Lalic vs P Popovic  ½-½411985Bosna GM TournamentE01 Catalan, Closed
10. Lputian vs B Lalic  1-0501985Bosna GM TournamentD85 Grunfeld
11. Kiril D Georgiev vs B Lalic  1-0421985Bosna GM TournamentD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
12. Kurajica vs B Lalic  1-0551985Bosna GM TournamentA40 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Velimirovic vs B Lalic  ½-½311985Bosna GM TournamentA07 King's Indian Attack
14. B Lalic vs Ulf Andersson  ½-½231985Bosna GM TournamentE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
15. Z Kozul vs B Lalic  ½-½81985Bosna GM TournamentD97 Grunfeld, Russian
16. B Lalic vs J Nogueiras  ½-½111985Bosna GM TournamentE00 Queen's Pawn Game
17. Mikhalchishin vs B Lalic  1-0331985Bosna GM TournamentD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
18. B Lalic vs Drasko  ½-½141985Bosna GM TournamentD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
19. Bareev vs B Lalic  1-0411987SochiE05 Catalan, Open, Classical line
20. Razuvaev vs B Lalic  ½-½271987SochiD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
21. Lputian vs B Lalic  1-0311987SochiD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
22. B Andonov vs B Lalic  ½-½111987SochiA15 English
23. Sveshnikov vs B Lalic  ½-½401987SochiC02 French, Advance
24. B Lalic vs Marjanovic  ½-½471987ZenicaD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. Smagin vs B Lalic  0-1601987ZenicaC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 686  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-20-05  WTHarvey: Lalic was originally a Yugoslav GM. FIDE says he now plays for England. Chessmetrics.com has him peaking at #90 in the world in 1997.

Here are critical positions from some of his games not shown here: http://www.wtharvey.com/lali.html

Mar-08-06  BIDMONFA: Bogdan Lalic

LALIC, Bogdan
http://www.bidmonfa.com/lalic_bogda...
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Mar-08-06  alicefujimori: I quite liked Lalic's, "The Grunfeld for the Attacking Player." It demonstrated some of the themes and ideas behind many Grunfeld lines quite well. Especially when there aren't that many Grunfeld books out there.
Jun-02-08  stanleys: My game against GM Lalic in a rapid tournament last month:

Lalic (2514) - stanleys (2240)

1.c4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.d4 0-0 6.Be2 e5 7.Be3 Na6 8.0-0 Ng4 9.Bg5 f6 10.Bc1 Kh8 11.a3 c6 12.b4 Nc7 13.Ra2 f5 14.h3 ed4 15.Nxd4 Nh6 16.ef5 Nxf5 17.Nxf5 Bxf5 18.Bb2 Qg5 19.Qc1 Qh4 20.Nd1 Rae8 21.Bxg7+ Kxg7 22.Qc3+ Qf6 23.Qxf6+ Kxf6 24.Ne3 Be6 25.Rd2 d5 26.cd5 Nxd5 1/2 - 1/2

Mar-08-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Happy Birthday Bogdan!
Feb-28-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: excerpt from the book Smart Chip from St. Petersburg by GM Genna Sosonko..

In one of the rounds of the Leningrad Spartakiad of 1967 I was playing on the board next to Chepukaitis. During his game with Ruban, Chip kept going out to the foyer to smoke and talk with friends, coming back to the hall only to quickly make his next move. I think that if he'd had the chance to play in American tournaments, where events with classical, rapid and blitz time-controls are often held at the same time, he would have run from hall to hall, playing a few games simultaneously, as, for example, the British grandmaster Bogdan Lalic does.

♔♕♗

Mar-08-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: <..he would have run from hall to hall, playing a few games simultaneously, as, for example, the British grandmaster Bogdan Lalic does.> That's funny.

Happy Birthday GM Lalic!

Mar-08-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy Birthday POTD.
Jan-19-14  MarkFinan: I've just called this guy "A fine British player!", and even though his name's hardly typically English, it says above he's Croatian! I can assure the owners of this site he's English and plays in leagues and tournaments over here. He's a British citizen, I should say.

😃

Jun-08-16  GrandMaesterPycelle: Ah, Valery Salov's partner in insanity.
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