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Nikola Sedlak
Number of games in database: 442
Years covered: 1997 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2608 (2605 rapid, 2638 blitz)

Overall record: +153 -90 =199 (57.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (58) 
    B30 B67 B32 B54 B49
 Queen's Pawn Game (40) 
    A45 D02 D00 A46 E00
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E21 E20 E26 E56 E27
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C77 C65 C73 C84 C90
 French Defense (14) 
    C18 C00 C11 C16 C10
 Caro-Kann (11) 
    B12 B13 B10 B17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (51) 
    B56 B52 B40 B57 B90
 French Defense (34) 
    C07 C11 C03 C14 C10
 Slav (20) 
    D10 D12 D18 D13 D15
 French (14) 
    C11 C10 C00 C12 C13
 French Tarrasch (13) 
    C07 C03
 King's Indian (13) 
    E92 E90 E76 E94 E71
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Sedlak vs O Korneev, 2012 1-0
   Sedlak vs D Svetushkin, 2012 1-0
   Sedlak vs D Jakupec, 2006 1-0
   A Saric vs Sedlak, 2003 0-1
   Carlsen vs Sedlak, 2010 1/2-1/2
   Sedlak vs Ni Hua, 2014 1/2-1/2
   Yuxiang Fang vs Sedlak, 2012 0-1
   Sedlak vs Velimirovic, 2000 1-0
   V Radonjanin vs Sedlak, 2005 0-1
   Sedlak vs F Caroff, 2011 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Pula Open (2003)
   38th World Open (2010)
   Reykjavik Open (2004)
   European Team Chess Championship (2007)
   6th Aeroflot Festival (2007)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   European Individual Championship (2010)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)
   European Team Championship (2017)

   🏆 European Team Championship
   H Gabuzyan vs Sedlak (Nov-06-17) 0-1
   Sedlak vs V Nevednichy (Nov-05-17) 1/2-1/2
   M Percivaldi vs Sedlak (Nov-04-17) 0-1
   Sedlak vs K Niemi (Nov-03-17) 1-0
   I Seitaj vs Sedlak (Oct-28-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Dec-13-1983, 35 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)

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FM (1998); IM (2000); GM (2003); Olympiad gold medalist (2014).

GM Sedlak won the 3rd European Union Individual Chess Championship in 2007. Winner of the International Chess Festival BH Telecom (Sarajevo) 2009. Won the Serbian Championship in 2010.

Won individual gold for board 4 for Serbia at the Chess Olympiad (2014) in Tromsų.

 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 442  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Sargissian vs Sedlak  1-0521997Wch U14B49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. Velimirovic vs Sedlak  1-0502000YUG-ch 55thB57 Sicilian
3. Sedlak vs Velimirovic  1-0762000ValjevoB32 Sicilian
4. Sedlak vs F Hindermann  1-0322000t-EuCh U18C18 French, Winawer
5. F Berkes vs Sedlak  0-1552000t-EuCh U18A14 English
6. F Grafl vs Sedlak  1-0502000t-EuCh U18B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
7. Sedlak vs F G Sebe Vodislav  1-0352000t-EuCh U18B12 Caro-Kann Defense
8. Sedlak vs Efimenko  0-1492000t-EuCh U18B32 Sicilian
9. G Pataki vs Sedlak  1-0292000t-EuCh U18D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
10. Sedlak vs Radjabov 0-1542000EU-ch U20C11 French
11. Sedlak vs Navara  ½-½422000EU-ch U20B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
12. D Rasic vs Sedlak  0-1532000EU-ch U18B25 Sicilian, Closed
13. Sadvakasov vs Sedlak  1-0682000Subotica 21st CenturyB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
14. Sedlak vs Sadvakasov  0-1412000Subotica 21st CenturyB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. Sedlak vs A Colovic  1-0582001Ivan Zanic MemB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. B Lajthajm vs Sedlak  ½-½472001Ivan Zanic MemD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. Sedlak vs G Kosanovic  ½-½412001Ivan Zanic MemB30 Sicilian
18. M Popchev vs Sedlak  ½-½132001Ivan Zanic MemA20 English
19. Sedlak vs V I Dimitrov  ½-½242001Ivan Zanic MemC18 French, Winawer
20. D Prelevic vs Sedlak  0-1412001Ivan Zanic MemD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Sedlak vs N Ostojic  ½-½602001Ivan Zanic MemB12 Caro-Kann Defense
22. V Jeremic vs Sedlak  ½-½222001Ivan Zanic MemE00 Queen's Pawn Game
23. Sedlak vs J Radulski  ½-½282001Ivan Zanic MemC45 Scotch Game
24. Sedlak vs M Pap  ½-½432001Ivan Zanic MemB30 Sicilian
25. M Zivanic vs Sedlak  ½-½122001Ivan Zanic MemE20 Nimzo-Indian
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 442  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-18-06  Karpova: This guy looks quite scary
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  Appaz: Agree! I would not like to meet that man, alone in a dark, half-open file :)

He did very well in Aeroflot Open A1: from his 89th ranking, he was placed 18th with 5.5 points and a TPR of 2698.

Jun-18-07  BIDMONFA: Nikola Sedlak

SEDLAK, Nikola

Dec-23-07  Karpova: He came in first in the 3rd European Union Individual Chess Championship 2007
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  brankat: Happy Birthday Nikola!
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  Tabanus: Winner of the International Chess Festival BH Telecom (Sarajevo) 12-18 May 2009:

Jan-11-11  laskereshevsky: The CG Biography said:

(born Dec-13-1983) Yugoslavia (citizen of Serbia)

GM Sedlak won the 3rd European Union Individual Chess Championship in 2007.>......

Comgratulation to Him for the Victory in the tournament.

But technically, not being a Comunitary citizen, He's not the European Union Champion's....

By reading the Bio, this point is not very clear..... Isnt it?!

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  brankat: Happy Birthday!
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  HeMateMe: Happy Sweet Sixteen! LOL!
Aug-14-14  ketchuplover: Kudos on your board 4 gold medal in Tromso!
Aug-17-14  donjova: Congratulations to Nikola Sedlak for winning the Olympic gold on Board 4.

Chess Olympiad (2014)/Nikola Sedlak

Btw, he also narrowly missed winning the Board 4 medal in the Istanbul Olympiad (he was 4th in rankings for that board).

Dec-13-18  Nosnibor: How can this player have a grading of 2608 which is higher than his late fellow chess player,namely Gligoric who only reached 2600? With respect this player is not in the same class as Gligoric.
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  Breunor: Nosnibor, it is tremendous rating inflation. Be wary of comparing ratings of people from different eras, it works better in comparing to contemporaries.

So for example Petrosian's highest rating in the database is 2660 but he was a top three player in the world for quite a while.

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