Dragoljub M Ciric
Number of games in database: 333
Years covered: 1956 to 2011
Last FIDE rating: 2269
Highest rating achieved in database: 2294
Overall record: +62 -59 =212 (50.5%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|B90|| ||Sicilian, Najdorf (13 games)||C84|| ||Ruy Lopez, Closed (10 games)||B32|| ||Sicilian (9 games)||A07|| ||King's Indian Attack (9 games)||B47|| ||Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation (9 games)||A13|| ||English (7 games)||B43|| ||Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3 (7 games)||B12|| ||Caro-Kann Defense (7 games)||B14|| ||Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack (6 games)||C93|| ||Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense (6 games)|
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|DRAGOLJUB M CIRIC
(born Nov-12-1935, died Aug-17-2014, 78 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)
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Dragoljub Miladin Ciric was awarded the IM title in 1961 and the GM title in 1965. In tournaments his best results were 1st= with Mikhail Tal at Sarajevo 1966, 1st= with Anatoly Lein at Sarajevo 1968 and 1st= at Saint Felin de Guixols in 1975. He played on two Yugoslav Olympiad teams, in 1966 (+8-0=0 at 2nd reserve board (2)) and 1968 but his health began to decline and so too did his results.
References: (1) Wikipedia article: Dragoljub Čirić, (2) Wikipedia article: World records in chess
| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 333
|1. Matulovic vs D Ciric
|| ||½-½||42||1956||YUG-ch||B22 Sicilian, Alapin|
|2. D Ciric vs V Vukovic
|| ||1-0||38||1958||YUG-ch 13th||B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|3. D Ciric vs D Dimc
|| ||1-0||34||1958||YUG-ch 13th||B56 Sicilian|
|4. Vukcevich vs D Ciric
|| ||½-½||18||1958||YUG-ch 13th||C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall|
|5. B Milic vs D Ciric
|| ||1-0||58||1958||YUG-ch 13th||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|6. Gligoric vs D Ciric
|| ||½-½||25||1958||YUG-ch 13th||D47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|7. A Lukic vs D Ciric
|| ||½-½||25||1958||YUG-ch 13th||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|8. B Djurasevic vs D Ciric
|| ||0-1||41||1958||YUG-ch 13th||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
|9. D Ciric vs Janosevic
|| ||½-½||25||1958||YUG-ch 13th||C98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin|
|10. D Ciric vs V Cuderman
|| ||½-½||11||1958||YUG-ch 13th||C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense|
|11. D Ciric vs A Matanovic
|| ||1-0||40||1958||YUG-ch 13th||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|12. D Ciric vs R Bogdanovic
|| ||½-½||21||1958||YUG-ch 13th||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|13. Ivkov vs D Ciric
|| ||½-½||24||1958||YUG-ch 13th||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
|14. P Trifunovic vs D Ciric
|| ||½-½||40||1958||YUG-ch 13th||D49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
|15. D Ciric vs D Ivkovic
|| ||½-½||57||1958||YUG-ch 13th||B01 Scandinavian|
|16. A Bradvarevic vs D Ciric
|| ||½-½||18||1958||YUG-ch sf||A21 English|
|17. D Ciric vs V Sokolov
|| ||½-½||13||1958||YUG-ch 13th||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|18. J Sofrevski vs D Ciric
|| ||1-0||54||1958||YUG-ch 13th||A13 English|
|19. N Karaklajic vs D Ciric
|| ||½-½||70||1958||YUG-ch 13th||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|20. D Ciric vs Matulovic
|| ||0-1||60||1958||YUG-ch 13th||B15 Caro-Kann|
|21. Puc vs D Ciric
|| ||1-0||79||1958||YUG-ch 13th||A06 Reti Opening|
|22. M Vukovic vs D Ciric
|| ||½-½||41||1960||YUG-ch||D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|23. D Ciric vs Parma
|| ||½-½||23||1960||YUG-ch||B32 Sicilian|
|24. D Ciric vs Gligoric
|| ||½-½||17||1960||YUG-ch||C47 Four Knights|
|25. D Ciric vs Janosevic
|| ||0-1||42||1960||YUG-ch||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
| page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 333
|Nov-12-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Dragoljub M Ciric|
CIRIC, Dragoljub M.
|Nov-13-06|| ||ahmadov: <BIDMONFA:> It is really good that you remind us some forgetten players. |
By the way, do you plan to add more links in your web site, as recommended by a user here?
|Nov-13-06|| ||BIDMONFA: AHMADOV, That type of connections?
|Nov-14-06|| ||ahmadov: <BIDMONFA: AHMADOV, That type of connections?> Sorry, but I do not understand the meaning of your post.|
|Nov-12-08|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday Dragoljub!|
|Jan-26-11|| ||wordfunph: At the Chess Olympiad in Havana, GM Dragoljub Ciric adjourned his game against Argentina's Sanguinetti. Ciric's position was bad and everybody expected his defeat. Most critical about Ciric's chances was his team-mate GM Matulovic. When the game resumed, Sanguinetti at some point blundered. When Ciric checkmated him, he exclaimed: "Mat….ulovic!"|
unfortunately, i couldn't find the Ciric-Sanguinetti game here in CG.
|Jan-26-11|| ||Phony Benoni: <wordfunph> From Olimpbase, http://www.olimpbase.org/|
[Event "17th Olympiad, Final A"]
[White "Sanguineti, Raul"]
[Black "Ciric, Dragoljub M"]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 dxe5 5.Nxe5 Nbd7 6.Nc4 a6 7.a4 Nb6 8.b3 e6 9.Nxb6 Qxb6 10.Bd3 Bd6 11.Qe2 0-0 12.Bb2 e5 13.0-0 Bg4 14.Qe3 Bh5 15.Qg3 Bg6 16.Bxg6 hxg6 17.d3 Rfe8 18.Rfe1 Qc6 19.Ne4 Bc7 20.a5 Nh5 21.Qf3 Nf4 22.Nd2 Qxf3 23.Nxf3 f6 24.Nd2 Ne6 25.Nc4 Bd8 26.Bc3 Be7 27.Rab1 Nc7 28.Nb6 Rad8 29.Bd2 Nb5 30.f4 exf4 31.Bxf4 Bf8 32.Kf1 g5 33.Be3 Kf7 34.Bf2 Na3 35.Rxe8 Rxe8 36.Rb2 Bd6 37.c4 Be5 38.Ra2 Nb1 39.Bxc5 Bc3 40.b4 Re1+ 41.Kf2 Rd1 42.Nd5 Be5 43.Ke2 Rc1 44.h3 Nc3+ 45.Nxc3 Rxc3 46.b5 axb5 47.Rb2 bxc4 48.Rxb7+ Ke6 49.d4 Bf4 50.Re7+ Kd5 51.a6 Rc2+ 52.Kf3 Ra2 53.g3 Bd6 54.Bxd6 Kxd6 55.Rxg7 Rxa6 56.h4 Ra3+ 57.Kg4 gxh4 58.gxh4 Rd3 59.h5 c3 60.Rg8 Rxd4+ 61.Kf5 c2 0-1
Position after <40...Re1+> (probable adjournment)
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Not yet mate, but there is no guarantee Olimpbase has the full score.
|Jan-26-11|| ||wordfunph: thanks <Phony Benoni>..|
|Aug-18-14|| ||cro777: R.I.P. GM Dragoljub Ćirić:
|Aug-19-14|| ||tjipa: So sad that I learn of this player just on the day of his passing. I have noticed that the games of every player that has reached GM level are full of interesting ideas, even if he/she never reaches the very top. Chess is so rich a world thanks to these people that have devoted their lives to it. Rest in peace, Dragoljub.|
|Aug-19-14|| ||Stonehenge: RIP GM Ciric.|
|Aug-19-14|| ||Lovuschka: http://www.beochess.rs/Proba-1.html
Serbian article about the death of Dragoljub Ćirić
For later investigators: The news was published on 17 August 2014. The translation is horrible from Google, so I reprint here the important parts for the saddening news in Serbian:
Шаховски савез Београда и шаховски клуб Раднички обавештавају јавност да је преминуо истакнути велемајстор Драгољуб Ћирић.>
|Aug-19-14|| ||cro777: In Memoriam
<Драгољуб Ћирић 1935-2014
Шаховски савез Београда и шаховски клуб Раднички обавештавају јавност да је преминуо истакнути велемајстор Драгољуб Ћирић>
"Dragoljub Ćirić 1935-2014
Belgrade Chess Federation and Chess Club "Radnički" Čačak have the sad duty to inform that the prominent Grandmaster Dragoljub Ćirić passed away."
|Sep-12-14|| ||Eastfrisian: Read it just now. R.I.P.|
|Nov-22-15|| ||Gottschalk: He showed a good form in 1963.
D Ciric vs V Sokolov, 1963
D Ciric vs Velimirovic, 1963
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