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Miso Cebalo
Number of games in database: 638
Years covered: 1963 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2271 (2417 rapid, 2271 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2570

Overall record: +230 -171 =235 (54.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 English (30) 
    A10 A15 A11 A13 A14
 Nimzo Indian (30) 
    E20 E25 E45 E48 E47
 King's Indian (29) 
    E77 E97 E76 E70 E80
 Queen's Pawn Game (26) 
    A45 A41 D02 A40 A46
 Slav (26) 
    D15 D17 D18 D11 D16
 Queen's Indian (20) 
    E12 E17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (157) 
    B22 B83 B81 B76 B32
 King's Indian (37) 
    E91 E73 E60 E71 E77
 Sicilian Dragon (32) 
    B76 B78 B70 B36 B75
 Modern Benoni (32) 
    A70 A60 A57 A67 A65
 Sicilian Scheveningen (27) 
    B83 B81 B80
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E32 E41 E44 E43 E21
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Cebalo vs Vasiukov, 2014 1-0
   M Guid vs M Cebalo, 2004 0-1
   B Ivanovic vs M Cebalo, 1986 0-1
   N Illijin vs M Cebalo, 1999 0-1
   A Mesa vs M Cebalo, 1966 0-1
   M Cebalo vs Tal, 1985 1/2-1/2
   S Agdestein vs M Cebalo, 1985 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Reggio Emilia International (2005)
   Bratto Festival (2007)
   Taxco Interzonal (1985)
   Croatian Championship (2005)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   European Seniors Championship (2011)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Taxco Interzonal 1985 by suenteus po 147
   Taxco Interzonal 1985 by Tabanus

   🏆 Borise Karadzica Mem
   D Antic vs M Cebalo (Nov-01-17) 1-0
   S Grishchenko vs M Cebalo (Oct-31-17) 1-0
   I Khairullin vs M Cebalo (Jul-26-16) 1-0
   M Cebalo vs S Martinovic (Dec-16-15) 0-1
   B Predojevic vs M Cebalo (Dec-14-15) 1/2-1/2

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(born Feb-06-1945, 73 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Croatia)

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Miso Cebalo was born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia (Croatia). He was awarded the IM title in 1978 and the GM title in 1985. He won the 2009 World Senior Chess Championship. Cebalo is also a FIDE Senior Trainer.

Wikipedia article: Mišo Cebalo

Last updated: 2017-02-01 09:01:11

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 638  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Cebalo vs S Martinovic  1-0461963YUG-chJA34 English, Symmetrical
2. P Ostojic vs M Cebalo  0-1291963YUG-chJB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
3. R Ceglar vs M Cebalo  0-1421963YUG-chJB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
4. I Zagar vs M Cebalo  ½-½301963YUG-chJB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
5. M Cebalo vs R Nicevski  ½-½301963YUG-chJA10 English
6. M Cebalo vs I Jelen  0-1381963YUG-chJA14 English
7. I Bratko vs M Cebalo  0-1321963YUG-chJB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. B Ivanovic vs M Cebalo  ½-½641963YUG-chJA57 Benko Gambit
9. M Cebalo vs S Cvetkovic  0-1441963YUG-chJA16 English
10. D Kovac vs M Cebalo  1-0661963YUG-chJB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
11. M Cebalo vs I Ujhazi  1-0521963YUG-chJA36 English
12. G Antunac vs M Cebalo  1-0421963YUG-chJA44 Old Benoni Defense
13. M Cebalo vs Parma  0-1431965YUG-ch 21stE17 Queen's Indian
14. Ivkov vs M Cebalo  ½-½411965YUG-ch 21stA35 English, Symmetrical
15. M Cebalo vs Gligoric 1-0521965YUG-ch 21stA33 English, Symmetrical
16. Matulovic vs M Cebalo  1-0471965YUG-ch 21stB42 Sicilian, Kan
17. Velimirovic vs M Cebalo 1-0381965YUG-chB08 Pirc, Classical
18. A Mesa vs M Cebalo 0-1351966Orebro Stud olm prelim3B49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. M Cebalo vs M Schoeneberg  1-0631966Orebro Stud olm prelim3E17 Queen's Indian
20. M Cebalo vs Kolbak  ½-½501966Orebro Stud olm fAD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
21. M Basman vs M Cebalo  ½-½471966Orebro Stud olm fAB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. T Porrasmaa vs M Cebalo  ½-½271966Orebro Stud olm fAD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
23. Smejkal vs M Cebalo  0-1371966Orebro Stud olm fAB32 Sicilian
24. I Gat vs M Cebalo  ½-½651966Orebro Stud olm fAB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
25. M Cebalo vs E Scholl  1-0361966Orebro Stud olm fAA05 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 638  PGN Download
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  Benzol: Miso Cebalo
Born 6th February 1945 in Zagreb
Awarded the IM title in 1978 and the GM title in 1985.
Feb-06-06  BIDMONFA: Miso Cebalo


Feb-06-07  GrandPatzerSCL: Good job, BIDMONFA!!
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: I wonder if we can say "NO SOUP FOR YOU!".
Feb-06-07  Prugno: Happy birthday, Miso! Not only a strong GM but also an excellent writer and coach. He is very well-known in Italy, where he has played dozens of tournaments and is appreciated for his sportsmanship and fighting spirit (which shows no sign of fading - Cebalo is extremely fit for his age!) A worthy Player of the Day.

Also speaks many languages fluently and was chosen as editor of the bulletin for last year's Olympiad in Torino.

Feb-06-08  jperr75108: How do you pronounce Miso Cebalo's last name?... ..


Feb-06-08  jperr75108: or is it just as it's written?

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <jperr75108> I wonder how you dealt this uncertainty? :D
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Happy Birthday Miso!
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  Tabanus: News from Condino, Valle del Chiese (Italy): Cebalo, the World Senior Champion 2009!

Nov-08-09  redwhitechess: World Senior Champ 2009 winner! Short article and few PGN of Kaufman's games.

Nov-08-09  GalileoPiccolino: A Championship Title at the young age of 64 Years, in the Game of 64 Squares, with 32 odd-looking but mysterious Pieces!!!
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: Happy Birthday Miso!
Feb-06-10  kramputz: Game# 472 and #477 are the same games.
Posting error. Double "Miso soup".
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Best wishes for Your Birthday!
Feb-06-13  TheTamale: Oops, Miso is still alive! I deleted my last comment (a delightful pun) that was a little off-color. Happy birthday, GM Cebalo.
Apr-11-14  ketchuplover: He recently played a gem vs. Evgeny Vasyukov at Sibenik 2014 European Senior Team Championship
Nov-20-14  waustad: He is one of 5 Croatians playing for SV Wolfsberg in the Austrian Bundesliga 1 this season. In his first game he drew with FM Christoph Singer.
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Miso Cebalo.
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