chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Josip Rukavina
  
Number of games in database: 262
Years covered: 1971 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2384 (2417 rapid, 2315 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2480
Overall record: +70 -73 =119 (49.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (31) 
    A15 A14 A13 A10 A17
 Reti System (15) 
    A04 A06 A05
 English, 1 c4 e5 (9) 
    A20 A26 A25 A22
 King's Indian (9) 
    E66 E60 E70 E62 E73
 English, 1 c4 c5 (8) 
    A36 A30 A38 A35 A32
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    A45 A40 D02 A46
With the Black pieces:
 Pirc (25) 
    B09 B07 B08
 Robatsch (24) 
    B06
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    A41 A40
 King's Indian (9) 
    E62 E91 E95 E76 E94
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C95 C69 C90 C94 C93
 Philidor's Defense (7) 
    C41
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Rukavina vs Korchnoi, 1973 1-0
   J Rukavina vs J Hartung-Nielsen, 2010 1-0
   J Rukavina vs Tal, 1973 1-0
   M Foglia vs J Rukavina, 2010 0-1

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

RECENT GAMES:
   J Rukavina vs A Indjic (Dec-20-13) 0-1
   W Wittmann vs J Rukavina (Nov-26-11) 1-0
   J Rukavina vs V Srebrnic (Nov-25-11) 1-0
   M Leskovar vs J Rukavina (Nov-24-11) 1-0
   J Rukavina vs N Pushkov (Nov-23-11) 1/2-1/2

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Josip Rukavina
Search Google for Josip Rukavina
FIDE player card for Josip Rukavina


JOSIP RUKAVINA
(born Oct-29-1942, 74 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Croatia)

[what is this?]
International Master

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 262  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. N Minev vs J Rukavina  1-041 1971 Sarajevo 14thB06 Robatsch
2. H Messing vs J Rukavina  1-056 1971 SarajevoB06 Robatsch
3. M Bobotsov vs J Rukavina  1-037 1971 SarajevoA56 Benoni Defense
4. J Rukavina vs Bronstein  0-130 1971 SarajevoE15 Queen's Indian
5. Matulovic vs J Rukavina  0-157 1971 SarajevoB08 Pirc, Classical
6. J Rukavina vs Tseshkovsky  1-038 1972 YUG-URSA14 English
7. Ljubojevic vs J Rukavina  ½-½38 1972 UmagB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
8. J Rukavina vs Smejkal  ½-½76 1972 Vrnjacka Banja ztA15 English
9. Tseshkovsky vs J Rukavina  ½-½43 1972 YUG-URSC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. J Rukavina vs A Planinc  ½-½18 1972 YUG-chA04 Reti Opening
11. J Rukavina vs Matulovic  1-041 1972 YUG-chA32 English, Symmetrical Variation
12. Tseshkovsky vs J Rukavina  0-139 1972 YUG-URSC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. J Rukavina vs N Skalkotas  1-041 1972 ?A89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
14. Ivkov vs J Rukavina  ½-½26 1972 UmagC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
15. J Rukavina vs Kurajica  ½-½22 1972 JUG-chD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
16. Adorjan vs J Rukavina  ½-½31 1972 Vrnjachka Banja (Yugoslavia)B19 Caro-Kann, Classical
17. J Rukavina vs Adorjan  1-040 1972 Ch YugoslaviaB06 Robatsch
18. Velimirovic vs J Rukavina  0-143 1972 YUG-chB06 Robatsch
19. J Rukavina vs Tseshkovsky  ½-½31 1972 YUG-URSE17 Queen's Indian
20. J Rukavina vs Beliavsky  ½-½28 1972 SomborA04 Reti Opening
21. J Rukavina vs R Hartoch  ½-½16 1972 Skopje ol (Men)A04 Reti Opening
22. J Rukavina vs Matulovic  ½-½49 1972 Parcetic mem 5thA10 English
23. Velimirovic vs J Rukavina  1-037 1972 Parcetic mem 5thC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
24. J Rukavina vs N Rashkovsky  ½-½40 1973 SochiA36 English
25. J Rukavina vs Suetin  0-126 1973 Sochi (Russia)A40 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 262  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Rukavina wins | Rukavina loses  

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...
_

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.


NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC