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Josip Rukavina
  
Number of games in database: 268
Years covered: 1971 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2384 (2417 rapid, 2315 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2480

Overall record: +71 -74 =123 (49.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (33) 
    A15 A14 A13 A10 A17
 Reti System (19) 
    A04 A05 A06
 English, 1 c4 e5 (9) 
    A20 A25 A22 A26
 King's Indian (9) 
    E60 E66 E73 E62 E70
 English, 1 c4 c5 (8) 
    A36 A30 A35 A33 A38
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D85 D91 D74 D98 D73
With the Black pieces:
 Pirc (27) 
    B07 B09 B08
 Robatsch (23) 
    B06
 Queen's Pawn Game (17) 
    A41 A40
 King's Indian (9) 
    E62 E91 E76 E94 E95
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C95 C69 C79 C90 C94
 Philidor's Defense (7) 
    C41
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Rukavina vs Korchnoi, 1973 1-0
   M Foglia vs J Rukavina, 2010 0-1
   J Rukavina vs Tal, 1973 1-0
   J Rukavina vs J Hartung-Nielsen, 2010 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Pula Open (2003)
   Leningrad Interzonal (1973)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   European Individual Championship (2010)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 20th Zadar Open A
   J Rukavina vs A Indjic (Dec-20-13) 0-1

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JOSIP RUKAVINA
(born Oct-29-1942, 76 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Croatia)

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International Master

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 268  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Bobotsov vs J Rukavina  1-0371971SarajevoA56 Benoni Defense
2. J Rukavina vs Bronstein  0-1301971SarajevoE15 Queen's Indian
3. Matulovic vs J Rukavina  0-1571971SarajevoB08 Pirc, Classical
4. H Messing vs J Rukavina  1-0561971SarajevoB07 Pirc
5. N Minev vs J Rukavina  1-0411971SarajevoB06 Robatsch
6. Tseshkovsky vs J Rukavina  0-1391972YUG-URSC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. J Rukavina vs N Skalkotas  1-0411972?A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
8. Velimirovic vs J Rukavina  1-0371972Parcetic Memorial 5thC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
9. J Rukavina vs Tseshkovsky  ½-½311972YUG-URSE17 Queen's Indian
10. J Rukavina vs Beliavsky  ½-½281972Parcetic Memorial 5thA04 Reti Opening
11. J Rukavina vs Tseshkovsky  1-0381972YUG-URSA14 English
12. Tseshkovsky vs J Rukavina  ½-½431972YUG-URSC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. J Rukavina vs Matulovic  1-0411972YUG-chA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
14. Ivkov vs J Rukavina  ½-½261972YUG-chC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
15. J Rukavina vs Kurajica  ½-½221972YUG-chD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
16. Velimirovic vs J Rukavina  0-1431972YUG-chB06 Robatsch
17. Ljubojevic vs J Rukavina  ½-½381972YUG-chB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
18. J Rukavina vs A Planinc  ½-½181972YUG-chA04 Reti Opening
19. Adorjan vs J Rukavina  ½-½311972Vrnjacka Banja ZonalB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
20. J Rukavina vs Smejkal  ½-½761972Vrnjacka Banja ZonalA15 English
21. Ghitescu vs J Rukavina  1-05019724th Balkaniad (men)A77 Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2
22. J Rukavina vs N Skalkotas  ½-½5319724th Balkaniad (men)D74 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O
23. I Radulov vs J Rukavina  0-13719724th Balkaniad (men)C45 Scotch Game
24. J Rukavina vs S Bilyap  ½-½4119724th Balkaniad (men)A12 English with b3
25. J Rukavina vs R Hartoch  ½-½161972Chess Olympiad Final-AA04 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 268  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-16-08  Poisonpawns: Yugoslavian/Croatian IM Defeated Tal and Korchnoi in 1973 Interzonal tournament.Chessmetrics has him at 2591 in 1973 and he was #82 on 1973 ratings list.
Dec-07-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: IM Josip Rukavina, Croatia, born 29* October 1942. Now rated 2428, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

IM in 1972. Chessmetrics (today): 2554 in 1972 (world no. 66).

Interzonal tourn. 1973:
http://www.worldchesslinks.net/ezdn...
http://www.mark-weeks.com/chess/737...

Played in the olympiad 1972 (2nd reserve) and in Mitropa Cup 1978 (board 2). Co-winner of Biel Master Open 1980.

Placed 15th in World Senior Ch 2009, 120th in European Individual Ch 2009 (see who's no. 121!): http://www.chess-results.com/tnr182...

Biography:
http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josip_... (in Polish)

Pictures:
http://public.carnet.hr/sk-losinj/o... http://novine.novilist.hr/images/cl...

Hort is also on his list. But not Spassky:

[Event "Chigorin Memorial"]
[Site "Sochi"]
[Date "1973.09.??"]
[Round "8"]
[White "Spassky, Boris V"]
[Black "Rukavina, Josip"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2660"]
[BlackElo "2460"]

1.e4 d6 2.d4 g6 3.c4 Bg7 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.f4 O-O 6.Be3 c6 7.Bd3 a6 8.Nge2 b5 9.O-O Nbd7 10.Kh1 Rb8 11.b3 e5 12.Rc1 Re8 13.d5 cxd5 14.cxd5 Nh5 15.Qd2 Nc5 16.Bb1 Bd7 17.g4 Nf6 18.Ng3 Qa5 19.g5 Nh5 20.Nxh5 gxh5 21.Qf2 Rbc8 22.Ne2 Qa3 23.Ng3 Rc7 24.Nxh5 Rec8 25.Qh4 Kh8 26.Nxg7 1-0

*I assume 29, not 27 as in http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josip_...

Oct-29-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Happy birthday Josip!
Oct-29-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: And once again: Happy Birthday!
Oct-29-15  BIDMONFA: Josip Rukavina

RUKAVINA, Josip
http://www.bidmonfa.com/rukavina_jo...
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