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Robert Zelcic
Number of games in database: 576
Years covered: 1988 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2501 (2435 rapid, 2513 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2593

Overall record: +216 -140 =183 (57.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 37 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (133) 
    B53 B43 B32 B58 B84
 French Defense (34) 
    C11 C15 C10 C17 C07
 Scotch Game (27) 
 Sicilian Scheveningen (21) 
    B84 B83 B85
 Caro-Kann (18) 
    B18 B17 B15 B19 B11
 French (17) 
    C11 C10 C13 C12
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (81) 
    B12 B18 B10 B11 B14
 Nimzo Indian (28) 
    E32 E43 E42 E54 E45
 Queen's Pawn Game (25) 
    E10 A46 D02 A45 A40
 English (22) 
    A13 A14 A15 A17 A11
 Alekhine's Defense (21) 
    B03 B04 B05 B02
 Catalan (16) 
    E06 E04 E01
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Kosten vs R Zelcic, 1992 1/2-1/2
   G Timoshchenko vs R Zelcic, 1994 0-1
   R Zelcic vs O Jovanic, 2000 1-0
   R Zelcic vs G Szlabey, 1991 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Croatian Championship (2008)
   Croatian Championships (2005)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   21st European Club Cup (2005)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   XXIV European Club Cup (2008)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   European Individual Championships (2010)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   Karpos Open (2015)

   🏆 European Rapid Championship
   R Zelcic vs M Rodshtein (Dec-17-17) 0-1, rapid
   R Zelcic vs A Krzywda (Dec-17-17) 1-0, rapid
   Marek Karas vs R Zelcic (Dec-17-17) 0-1, rapid
   R Zelcic vs M Brzezinski (Dec-17-17) 1-0, rapid
   R Buhmann vs R Zelcic (Dec-17-17) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Sep-21-1965, 52 years old) Croatia

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He is a GM. Champion of Croatia in 1996, 1998 and 2003 and runner up in 2014.

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 576  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Barbero vs R Zelcic  ½-½731988Belgrade (Yugoslavia)A70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
2. D Gurevich vs R Zelcic 0-1581988Belgrade GMA-opA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
3. R Zelcic vs J Ye  0-1551988Belgrade GMA opB83 Sicilian
4. R Zelcic vs Gligoric  0-1531988Belgrade (Yugoslavia)C45 Scotch Game
5. D Sermek vs R Zelcic  1-0331990Pula tt2B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
6. R Zelcic vs Sherzer  0-1401990Budapest (Hungary)B56 Sicilian
7. R Zelcic vs Savon 0-1391991BelgorodB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. R Zelcic vs A Villeneuve  1-0211991Torcy (France)C56 Two Knights
9. R Zelcic vs C Rodriguez 1-0441991San Sebastian (Spain)C55 Two Knights Defense
10. R Zelcic vs G Szlabey  1-0341991It (festival)C55 Two Knights Defense
11. A Kosten vs R Zelcic ½-½811992Bozen opD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
12. Blatny vs R Zelcic  1-0341992Katowice opB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
13. Barbero vs R Zelcic  1-0311992BozenA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
14. A Ziegler vs R Zelcic  0-1461992Bozen opA75 Benoni, Classical with ...a6 and 10...Bg4
15. V Kovacevic vs R Zelcic  1-0761993Pula ttA14 English
16. Razuvaev vs R Zelcic  1-0411993Geneve opD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
17. D Gurevich vs R Zelcic  ½-½731994GenevaA43 Old Benoni
18. R Zelcic vs V Yandemirov  1-0461994DjakovoC59 Two Knights
19. R Zelcic vs D Rogic  1-0371994DjakovoC51 Evans Gambit
20. R Nicevski vs R Zelcic  1-0291994West End opC01 French, Exchange
21. R Zelcic vs M Mikac  0-1191994It (open) (PCA)C51 Evans Gambit
22. G Timoshchenko vs R Zelcic 0-1341994Passau op 2ndA43 Old Benoni
23. Razuvaev vs R Zelcic  ½-½151994Geneve opD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
24. D Sermek vs R Zelcic  ½-½591994CRO-chTB03 Alekhine's Defense
25. Pinter vs R Zelcic  1-0431994Cup European ClubA40 Queen's Pawn Game
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Jan-31-06  BIDMONFA: Robert Zelcic

ZELCIC, Robert

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  Tabanus: GM Robert Zelcic, Croatia, born 21 September 1965. Now rated 2545,

IM in 1990. GM in 1997. Rated 2585 in 1998, 2593 in July 2008

Played in the olympiads 1998 (board 3), 2002 (board 3: 8.5/13), 2004 (board 3), 2006 (board 4), and 2008 (board 3), and in all European Team Ch 1997-2007 (mostly board 3).

Champion of Croatia 1996, 1998 and 2003. Eliminated by Alexey Dreev in 1st round of FIDE World Ch 1999. Placed 3rd in Bled 2000. Winner of Salona GM 2001. Winner of Ljubljana Open 2002. European blitz champion 2006.

Winner of Pula Open 2007:

Winner of Graz Open 2009, and Schwarzacher Open 2009:

Biography: (in Polish)


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  Tabanus: And winner today of the Zadar Open (Croatia) Group A, ahead of 13 GM's plus many IM's:, congratulations!

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  Tabanus: Winner also of the 15th Open "Bosnjaci" (Croatia) 3-9 January 2010:

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  Tabanus: Winner of the 24th Pula Open (Croatia) 19-26 June 2010:, congratulations!

Sep-21-15  Karposian: Robert Zelcic is turning 50, today. Three times Croatian Champion. Happy Birthday!
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