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Faruk Bistric
Number of games in database: 145
Years covered: 1982 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2347 (2352 rapid, 2331 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2486

Overall record: +58 -48 =39 (53.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (13) 
    A04 A05 A06
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    D00 A46 A40 D02 D05
 Sicilian (9) 
    B90 B31 B43 B72 B30
 English (8) 
    A10 A14 A15 A16
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A28 A27 A20
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B14 B13
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (25) 
    B47 B42 B43 B20 B53
 Queen's Indian (8) 
    E15 E12 E17
 Sicilian Kan (8) 
    B42 B43
 Sicilian Taimanov (7) 
    B47 B48 B49
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A46 A45 A40 E00 A50
 English, 1 c4 c5 (6) 
    A37 A33 A36 A30 A31
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   F Ljubicic vs F Bistric, 2001 0-1
   M Muslimovic vs F Bistric, 2003 0-1
   Z Topalovic vs F Bistric, 2001 0-1
   F Bistric vs P Darini, 2006 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Pula Open (2003)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   8th Dubai Open (2006)

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(born Jan-01-1958, 61 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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International Master (1997); Grandmaster (2003).

Bistric won his 1st GM norm at the 7th Croatian Team Championship-2nd League in 1998, his second when he won the International Grandmaster Tournament in Kastav, Croatia, in 2000 and his 3rd at the Bled Olympiad in 2002 when he also gained his title. He also won the Rijeka IM 2001 and won team gold with SK Zeljezne in the Bosnian League in 2002.

His participation in team events included the Olympiads of 1998 (1st reserve) and 2002 (1st reserve), the European Team Championships of 1999 (1st reserve) and 2003 (board 4).

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 145  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Bistric vs Marjanovic  1-0441982Bosna 21stB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
2. F Bistric vs Adorjan 0-1331982Bosna 21stB72 Sicilian, Dragon
3. F Bistric vs V Arapovic  0-1701982Bosna 21stB06 Robatsch
4. Uhlmann vs F Bistric  1-0561982Bosna 21stA30 English, Symmetrical
5. F Bistric vs Sax 0-1321982Bosna 21stB20 Sicilian
6. Beliavsky vs F Bistric  1-0401982Bosna 21stE17 Queen's Indian
7. Smejkal vs F Bistric  1-0401982Bosna 21stA12 English with b3
8. F Bistric vs B Ivanovic  ½-½461983SarajevoA04 Reti Opening
9. F Bistric vs Adorjan  0-1321983SarajevoA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Uhlmann vs F Bistric  1-0331983SarajevoA37 English, Symmetrical
11. Gligoric vs F Bistric  ½-½611983SarajevoE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
12. F Bistric vs V Kovacevic  ½-½39198322. It Bosna '83B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
13. Smejkal vs F Bistric  1-060198322. It Bosna '83A00 Uncommon Opening
14. F Bistric vs B Ivanovic  ½-½331991YUG-chA04 Reti Opening
15. F Bistric vs K Hulak  0-1271996MakarskaA14 English
16. V Tukmakov vs F Bistric 1-0171997Zadar opA56 Benoni Defense
17. V Tukmakov vs F Bistric  ½-½451997Kastel Stari opE15 Queen's Indian
18. G Bakhtadze vs F Bistric  ½-½481999EU-chT (Men)B53 Sicilian
19. F Bistric vs D Reinderman  0-1581999EU-chT (Men)A10 English
20. F Bistric vs A Neiksans  ½-½661999EU-chT (Men)A10 English
21. G Mohr vs F Bistric  0-1231999EU-chT (Men)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
22. V Inkiov vs F Bistric  0-1492000Kastav GMB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
23. F Bistric vs Smirin  0-1342000CRO-chTA05 Reti Opening
24. Pavasovic vs F Bistric  1-0352000BIH-chTB01 Scandinavian
25. O Biti vs F Bistric  0-1372001It IMB20 Sicilian
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 145  PGN Download
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  Tabanus: GM Faruk Bistric, Bosnia & Herzegovina, born 1 January 1958. Now rated 2376,

IM in 1997. GM in 2003. Rated 2524 in July 2003

Played in the olympiads 1998 (1st reserve) and 2002 (1st reserve), and in European Team Ch 1999 (1st reserve) and 2003 (board 4, 4.5/9).

Winner of Kastav (Croatia) 2000. Winner of Rijeka IM 2001. Gold winner with SK Zeljezn in the Bosnian league 2002. Placed 24th in Dubai Open 2006 (incl. draw vs GM Wesley So), 7th in Dubrovnik Open 2008.

Biography: (in Polish)


His highest rated victim:

[Event "BIH-chT"]
[Site "Neum"]
[Date "2004.05.31"]
[Round "3.3"]
[White "Bistric, Faruk"]
[Black "Sokolov, Ivan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2488"]
[BlackElo "2690"]

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 d5 5.O-O c6 6.c3 O-O 7.Nbd2 Qb6 8.Re1 c5 9.Nb3 cxd4 10.Qxd4 Nc6 11.Qxb6 axb6 12.Bf4 Bf5 13.Nfd4 Bd7 14.Red1 e6 15.h3 Ra4 16.g4 Rfa8 17.a3 Be8 18.Bh2 h5 19.g5 Nh7 20.Nf3 Nf8 21.e3 Nd7 22.Bf1 Nc5 23.Nbd4 Rc8 24.Nb5 Bd7 25.Rab1 Bf8 26.Nd6 Rca8 27.c4 Nd8 28.Rbc1 Bc6 29.Nd4 Be7 30.h4 Kf8 31.Bg2 Kg8 32.b4 Ne4 33.Nxe4 dxe4 34.Nxc6 Nxc6 35.Rd7 Rd8 36.Rxb7 f5 37.Rc7 Nxb4 38.Rxe7 Rxa3 39.Rxe6 Kf7 40.Rxb6 Nd3 41.Rcb1 Ra2 42.Bg3 Nxf2 43.Bxf2 Rdd2 44.Rf6+ Ke7 45.Rf1 1-0

Aug-27-12  twinlark: <Tabanus> I've done some updating for this player.
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