Petar Popovic
Number of games in database: 466
Years covered: 1976 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2463
Highest rating achieved in database: 2560
Overall record: +127 -106 =233 (52.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (119) 
    B91 B56 B70 B32 B42
 Ruy Lopez (39) 
    C92 C78 C89 C96 C75
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (25) 
    C92 C89 C96 C97 C99
 Sicilian Dragon (25) 
    B70 B76 B36 B35 B74
 Sicilian Najdorf (23) 
    B91 B90 B92
 French Defense (16) 
    C07 C03 C05 C09 C06
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (102) 
    B89 B60 B90 B63 B57
 Grunfeld (37) 
    D85 D91 D86 D76 D97
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (34) 
    B60 B63 B67 B68 B64
 English (34) 
    A15 A16 A17 A11 A12
 Sicilian Najdorf (17) 
    B90 B98 B92 B91 B95
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E12 E15 E13
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   P Popovic vs Marjanovic, 1979 1-0
   P Popovic vs M Lazic, 1993 1-0
   P Popovic vs D Kosic, 1992 1-0
   P Popovic vs D Rajkovic, 1980 1-0
   P Popovic vs Seirawan, 1987 1-0
   P Popovic vs P Schlosser, 1992 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   2008-2009 Bundesliga (2008)
   2009-2010 Bundesliga (2009)

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(born Feb-14-1959) Yugoslavia (citizen of Serbia)

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Petar Popovic was born on the 14th of February 1959 in Orlovat, Yugoslavia. Awarded the IM title in 1977 he became a GM in 1981. In tournaments he was 1st= at Pecs 1980, 1st= at Novi Sad 1981, 2nd= at Novi Sad 1984, 1st= at Bor 1985, 2nd= at Cannes 1986, 1st= at Pucarevo 1987 and 4th= at Belgrade 1987. He played on the Yugoslav Olympiad teams of 1986 and 1988 and drew a match with Maia Chiburdanidze (+1, =6, -1) in 1986. Champion of Yugoslavia in 1995.

 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 466  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Smejkal vs P Popovic  ½-½18 1976 Novi SadA51 Budapest Gambit
2. Velimirovic vs P Popovic  1-036 1976 Novi SadB89 Sicilian
3. P Popovic vs Gligoric  0-133 1977 YugoslaviaA07 King's Indian Attack
4. P Popovic vs Yusupov  0-147 1977 Wch U20A00 Uncommon Opening
5. Beliavsky vs P Popovic  ½-½47 1979 Novi SadB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
6. P Popovic vs A Deze  1-033 1979 Novi SadA00 Uncommon Opening
7. P Popovic vs I Farago  ½-½43 1979 Novi SadC02 French, Advance
8. P Popovic vs Kurajica  ½-½13 1979 Novi SadA07 King's Indian Attack
9. P Popovic vs Taimanov  ½-½31 1979 WroclawA07 King's Indian Attack
10. Velimirovic vs P Popovic  ½-½43 1979 YUG-34chE81 King's Indian, Samisch
11. P Popovic vs S Bojkovic  ½-½45 1979 Novi SadA05 Reti Opening
12. Gligoric vs P Popovic  1-043 1979 Novi SadD85 Grunfeld
13. D Rajkovic vs P Popovic  1-057 1979 Novi SadA16 English
14. Sveshnikov vs P Popovic  0-142 1979 Novi SadB89 Sicilian
15. Geller vs P Popovic  ½-½34 1979 Novi SadB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
16. P Popovic vs Browne  ½-½62 1979 Novi SadB50 Sicilian
17. P Popovic vs R Knaak  1-052 1979 Novi SadA00 Uncommon Opening
18. Marjanovic vs P Popovic  ½-½25 1979 YUG-34chE81 King's Indian, Samisch
19. P Popovic vs I Buljovcic  ½-½54 1979 Novi SadB50 Sicilian
20. P Popovic vs Marjanovic 1-026 1979 YugoslaviaB50 Sicilian
21. V Arapovic vs P Popovic  1-043 1979 YUG-34chB06 Robatsch
22. P Popovic vs K Pytel  ½-½35 1979 TrstenikC26 Vienna
23. Gheorghiu vs P Popovic  1-069 1979 Novi SadE81 King's Indian, Samisch
24. Petrosian vs P Popovic 1-047 1980 VrbasA16 English
25. P Popovic vs Jansa  1-067 1980 BajmokB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 466  PGN Download
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Feb-14-06  prinsallan: Happy bithday Petar!
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Quinteros vs P Popovic, 1982


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