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Miso Cebalo
Number of games in database: 623
Years covered: 1963 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2330 (2473 rapid, 2266 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2570

Overall record: +222 -166 =233 (54.5%)*
   * 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:
 Nimzo Indian (30) 
    E25 E20 E21 E45 E47
 Queen's Pawn Game (28) 
    A45 A41 A40 D02 A50
 English (27) 
    A15 A10 A11 A14 A13
 Slav (26) 
    D15 D17 D11 D19 D18
 King's Indian (23) 
    E97 E76 E70 E80 E94
 English, 1 c4 e5 (19) 
    A20 A28 A26 A21 A22
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (157) 
    B22 B83 B81 B76 B32
 King's Indian (37) 
    E91 E73 E71 E77 E60
 Sicilian Dragon (33) 
    B76 B78 B70 B36 B75
 Modern Benoni (29) 
    A70 A61 A56 A67 A65
 Sicilian Scheveningen (27) 
    B83 B81 B80
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E32 E41 E44 E43 E26
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Cebalo vs Vasiukov, 2014 1-0
   M Guid vs M Cebalo, 2004 0-1
   N Illijin vs M Cebalo, 1999 0-1
   B Ivanovic vs M Cebalo, 1986 0-1

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

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

   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
   M Cebalo vs C Horvath (May-03-15) 1/2-1/2
   L Qendro vs M Cebalo (May-02-15) 1/2-1/2

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(born Feb-06-1945, 72 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 25; games 1-25 of 623  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. R Ceglar vs M Cebalo  0-142 1963 YUG-chJB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
2. I Zagar vs M Cebalo  ½-½30 1963 YUG-chJB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
3. M Cebalo vs R Nicevski  ½-½30 1963 YUG-chJA10 English
4. M Cebalo vs I Jelen  0-138 1963 YUG-chJA14 English
5. I Bratko vs M Cebalo  0-132 1963 YUG-chJB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
6. B Ivanovic vs M Cebalo  ½-½64 1963 YUG-chJA56 Benoni Defense
7. M Cebalo vs S Cvetkovic  0-144 1963 YUG-chJA16 English
8. D Kovac vs M Cebalo  1-066 1963 YUG-chJB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
9. M Cebalo vs I Ujhazi  1-052 1963 YUG-chJA36 English
10. G Antunac vs M Cebalo  1-042 1963 YUG-chJA44 Old Benoni Defense
11. M Cebalo vs S Martinovic  1-046 1963 YUG-chJA34 English, Symmetrical
12. P Ostojic vs M Cebalo  0-129 1963 YUG-chJB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
13. M Cebalo vs Parma  0-143 1965 YUG-chE17 Queen's Indian
14. M Cebalo vs Gligoric 1-052 1965 YUG-chA33 English, Symmetrical
15. Matulovic vs M Cebalo  1-047 1965 YUG-chB42 Sicilian, Kan
16. Velimirovic vs M Cebalo 1-038 1965 YUG-chB08 Pirc, Classical
17. Ivkov vs M Cebalo  ½-½41 1965 YUG-chA35 English, Symmetrical
18. M Cebalo vs Kolbak  ½-½50 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
19. M Basman vs M Cebalo  ½-½47 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. T Porrasmaa vs M Cebalo  ½-½27 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAD88 Grunfeld, Spassky Variation, Main line,,
21. Smejkal vs M Cebalo  0-137 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAB32 Sicilian
22. I Gat vs M Cebalo  ½-½65 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
23. A Mesa vs M Cebalo 0-135 1966 Orebro Stud olm prelim3B49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
24. M Cebalo vs E Scholl  1-036 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAA05 Reti Opening
25. M Cebalo vs A S Segal  1-042 1966 Orebro Stud olm fAA13 English
 page 1 of 25; games 1-25 of 623  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.
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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