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Davorin Komljenovic
Number of games in database: 134
Years covered: 1972 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2373 (2413 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2512

Overall record: +61 -39 =30 (58.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (11) 
    E97 E60 E63 E90 E76
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E32 E34 E38 E22
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A41 E00 A40 A46
 English (5) 
    A10 A16 A14
 Modern Benoni (5) 
    A77 A64 A62 A58 A75
 Semi-Slav (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (24) 
    B22 B76 B80 B47 B57
 King's Indian (6) 
    E63 E60 E98 E94 E92
 Sicilian Dragon (5) 
    B76 B78 B75 B70
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 D00 A45 A40
 Slav (4) 
    D15 D12 D11 D18
 Nimzo Indian (4) 
    E32 E39 E38
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Komljenovic vs N Legky, 1995 1-0
   E Ubilava vs D Komljenovic, 2005 0-1
   D Fuhrmann vs D Komljenovic, 1997 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   XI Anibal Open (2005)
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)

   🏆 World Senior 65+
   Okhotnik vs D Komljenovic (Nov-15-17) 1-0
   D Komljenovic vs Vaisser (Nov-27-16) 1/2-1/2
   D Komljenovic vs S Haslinger (2013) 0-1
   D Komljenovic vs T Nabaty (Dec-08-12) 1-0
   D Komljenovic vs Epishin (Dec-08-12) 0-1

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(born Jul-01-1944, 74 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Croatia)

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Grandmaster. IM in 1984, GM in 1991. ICC: prettychess. Tournament wins (later years): Villa de Benasque Open 1999 (2645 performance), Pablo Gorbea Memorial 2001, Nice Open 2003 and Sevilla Open 2006. He tied for share of 2nd-3rd with Gennadi Timoshchenko at the 21st World Seniors Championship (2011) behind Vladimir Okhotnik (trailing the top finisher by 1/2 point who led with 9/11).

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Last updated: 2017-07-01 20:25:29

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 134  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Komljenovic vs Minic  1-0401972UmagB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
2. Ivkov vs D Komljenovic  1-0391972YUG-chE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
3. D Komljenovic vs Matulovic  0-1241972YUG-chB25 Sicilian, Closed
4. D Komljenovic vs A Planinc  1-0421972YUG-chB06 Robatsch
5. Ljubojevic vs D Komljenovic  1-0331972YUG-chA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
6. Velimirovic vs D Komljenovic  1-0401972YUG-chB57 Sicilian
7. Pinter vs D Komljenovic 1-0481986Bad Woerishofen (Germany)D87 Grunfeld, Exchange
8. Sznapik vs D Komljenovic 1-0241987BielB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
9. D Komljenovic vs E Grivas  0-1281987MunichA80 Dutch
10. Miles vs D Komljenovic  0-1601988AndorraE12 Queen's Indian
11. D Komljenovic vs Fedorowicz  1-0631988Bad MergentheimE12 Queen's Indian
12. J Ambroz vs D Komljenovic  0-1501988Bad Woerishofen op 4thB50 Sicilian
13. Jansa vs D Komljenovic 0-1371988Bad WorishofenB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
14. L Christiansen vs D Komljenovic  0-1311988Bad Mergentheim (Germany)A61 Benoni
15. J Eslon vs D Komljenovic  0-1271988EUR-ch rapidE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
16. D Komljenovic vs Jansa  1-0631989Bad MergentheimA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
17. Wojtkiewicz vs D Komljenovic  1-0391990xA15 English
18. D Komljenovic vs R Caruana Font De Mora  1-0491990Valencia opE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. Barbero vs D Komljenovic  1-0591990Benasque/SW,35,16E98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
20. Zsofia Polgar vs D Komljenovic 0-1641991San Sebastian (Spain)B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
21. V Arapovic vs D Komljenovic 0-1311991AugsburgB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
22. D Komljenovic vs Hebden  ½-½211992Benidorm USPAOE97 King's Indian
23. D Komljenovic vs Topalov  1-0391992CandasA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
24. D Komljenovic vs Kramnik  ½-½5219922nd Principe de Asturias rapidD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. Khalifman vs D Komljenovic  1-0431993SevilleD85 Grunfeld
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 134  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-15-05  capablancakarpov: An interesting article ( in Spanish ) about Darko Kolmjenovic and other chess survivors.

Jun-15-05  capablancakarpov: And this is victory about Topalov, referred in the article:

D Komljenovic vs Topalov, 1992

Jun-19-06  BIDMONFA: Davor Komljenovic


Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: <capablancakarpov> Small English summary of this story here:

(about 2/3 of the way down the page). The IHT link doesn't seem to work.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Davorin Komljenovic, Croatia, born 1 July 1944. Now rated 2440,

IM in 1984, GM in 1991. ICC: prettychess. Tournament wins (later years):

Villa de Benasque Open 1999 (2645 performance)
Pablo Gorbea Memorial 2001
Nice Open 2003
Sevilla Open 2006

Pictures: http://www.ajedrezparquesuralbacete...

Winner yesterday of a blitz event in Valencia:

Living in Spain (Valencia), he rarely goes to a tournament without bringing a guitar and an amplifier! Watch him play:

Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Seems to be a late bloomer :-)
Jun-18-13  csmath: The following game ought to be added to this guy here:

Komljenovic,Davorin - Sanchez,Jorge Almeyra [D85]
San Sebastian Open, 1993

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 Bg7 4.Nc3 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.e4 Nxc3 7.bxc3 c5 8.Rb1 00 9.Be2 cxd4 10.cxd4 Qa5+ 11.Bd2 Qxa2 12.00 Bg4 13.Bg5 h6 14.Bh4 Qe6 15.h3 [15.Rxb7 Qxe4 16.Rxe7 Qd5] 15...Bxf3 16.Bxf3 Qd7 17.d5 Na6 18.Qe2 Nc5 19.e5 e6 20.Rfd1 exd5 21.Bxd5 Qf5? 22.Be7 Rfc8 23.Qe3 Na4?! 24.e6? [24.Bf6! Bxf6 25.exf6 Qxf6 26.Rxb7 Rf8 27.Qe4!! Nc5?! 28.Rxf7 Rxf7 29.Bxf7+] 24...Nc3 25.exf7+ Kh7 26.Be6 Nxd1 27.Rxd1 Qc2 28.Rf1 Rc7 29.Bd6 Rc6 30.Be7 Qc3? 31.Qxc3 Rxc3 32.Rd1? Bf8 33.Rd7 Rc1+ 34.Kh2 Re1 35.Bxf8 Rxf8 36.Bc4 Rb1 37.h4 Rb4 38.Rc7 Rxc4? 39.Rxc4 Rxf7 40.Rc8 b6 41.Rb8 Kg7 42.Kg3 Kf6 43.Kg4 Rc7 44.h5 Rc4+ 45.f4 gxh5+ 46.Kxh5 Rxf4 47.g3 Rf5+ 48.Kxh6 Rg5 49.Rf8+ Ke7 50.Rf3 Rg8 51.Kh5 Kd6 52.g4 a5 53.g5 Kc5 54.g6 a4 55.Kh6 b5 56.g7 b4 57.Rf8 Rxg7 58.Kxg7 b3 59.Kf6 a3 60.Ke5 a2 61.Ra8 Kc4 62.Kd6 b2 63.Rxa2 b1Q 64.Ra4+ Kb5 65.Rd4 Qg6+ 66.Ke5 Kc5 67.Rd5+ Kc6 68.Rd4 Qg7+ 69.Ke4 Qg5 70.Rd3 Qg4+ 71.Ke5 Qe2+ 72.Kd4 Qe6 73.Rc3+ Kd6 74.Rd3 Qg4+ 75.Kc3+ Ke5 76.Kd2 Qb4+ 77.Ke2 Qb2+ 78.Kf3 Qh2 79.Re3+ Kf5 80.Rd3 Qf4+ 81.Ke2 Ke4 82.Rd2 Qf3+ 83.Ke1 Qh1+ 84.Kf2 Qb1 85.Re2+ Kf4 86.Kg2 Qd1 87.Rf2+ Kg4 88.Kh2 Qe1 89.Kg2 Qe4+ 90.Kh2 Kh4 91.Rg2 Qf4+ 92.Kg1 Kh3 93.Re2 Qd4+ 94.Kf1 Kg3 95.Re3+ Kf4 96.Re8 Qc4+ 97.Kf2 Qc5+ 98.Ke1 Kf3 99.Kd2 Qb4+ 100.Kc1 Qa3+ 101.Kb1 Qd6 102.Rc8 Qb4+ 103.Kc1 Qf4+ 104.Kc2 Qb4 105.Kc1 Qa3+ 106.Kc2 Qa4+ 107.Kb2 Qb5+ 108.Kc1 Qg5+ 109.Kb2

It is more or less circus but because it is theoretically important, it does belong here.

Jul-01-17  bubuli55: Happy Birthday! GM Komljenovic. 73 yrs old today.
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