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Davor Palo
Number of games in database: 139
Years covered: 2000 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2556
Highest rating achieved in database: 2562

Overall record: +49 -34 =56 (55.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (10) 
    E97 E94 E67 E69 E61
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E15 E12 E17 E16
 Nimzo Indian (8) 
    E32 E34 E44 E38
 Modern Benoni (7) 
    A57 A58 A67 A70 A56
 Slav (7) 
    D11 D15 D17 D14 D16
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D37 D39 D31 D30
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (17) 
    B12 B18 B14 B17 B10
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E32 E46 E40 E47 E54
 Queen's Indian (7) 
    E12 E15 E14 E19 E17
 Sicilian (7) 
    B83 B39 B31 B23 B25
 English (6) 
    A15 A17 A10 A14
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    A45 A46 D02
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NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Danish Championships (2003)
   13th Sigeman & Co (2005)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   15th European Team Championship (2005)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   Cappelle La Grande (2003)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   European Team Championship (2013)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)

   I Yarmonov vs D Palo (Aug-14-14) 1-0
   T Nedev vs D Palo (Aug-12-14) 1/2-1/2
   D Palo vs Adams (Aug-11-14) 1/2-1/2
   D Palo vs E Lie (Aug-10-14) 1-0
   N Djukic vs D Palo (Aug-09-14) 1-0

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(born Nov-02-1985, 31 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Denmark)

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Davor Palo was born in Sarajevo. He now lives in Denmark and, in 2005, became the youngest ever Danish Grandmaster. Danish champion in 2013.

Wikipedia article: Davor Palo

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 139  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. S Bekker-Jensen vs D Palo  ½-½67 2000 Politiken CupE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
2. D Palo vs M Matthiesen  1-036 2000 Politiken CupE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
3. D Palo vs B Brinck-Claussen  ½-½8 2000 Politiken CupD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
4. D Bekker-Jensen vs D Palo  ½-½77 2000 Politiken CupE46 Nimzo-Indian
5. C Christensen vs D Palo  0-133 2001 Politiken CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
6. D Palo vs A S Hagen  1-044 2001 Politiken CupA90 Dutch
7. P B Petersen vs D Palo  0-166 2001 Politiken CupB83 Sicilian
8. D Palo vs DeFirmian  0-163 2001 Politiken CupA67 Benoni, Taimanov Variation
9. D Palo vs C Ward  0-146 2001 Politiken CupE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
10. J Akesson vs D Palo  0-146 2001 Politiken CupD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. N S Nilsson vs D Palo  0-163 2001 Politiken CupB83 Sicilian
12. D Palo vs H Molvig  ½-½32 2001 Politiken CupD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. C K Pedersen vs D Palo  1-082 2001 Politiken CupA04 Reti Opening
14. D Palo vs H Kongsted  1-045 2001 Politiken CupD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
15. Karsten Larsen vs D Palo  0-140 2001 Politiken CupA04 Reti Opening
16. D Palo vs G Grecescu  1-029 2001 EYCC B16E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
17. E Inarkiev vs D Palo  0-141 2001 EYCC B16B12 Caro-Kann Defense
18. D Palo vs G Antal  0-159 2001 EYCC B16D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. Mamedyarov vs D Palo 1-035 2001 EYCC B16E17 Queen's Indian
20. D Palo vs J C Ibarra Jerez  ½-½40 2001 EYCC B16E97 King's Indian
21. G Daubenfeld vs D Palo  ½-½56 2001 EYCC B16B32 Sicilian
22. D Palo vs J Bernasek  1-031 2001 EYCC B16D85 Grunfeld
23. D Palo vs Carlsen  1-034 2001 Nordic Junior Team ChE16 Queen's Indian
24. A Breier vs D Palo  0-146 2001 BL2-Nord 0102E16 Queen's Indian
25. J C Ibarra Jerez vs D Palo  ½-½20 2001 WYB16B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 139  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-30-04  percyblakeney: Palo needs a draw in the last round in Gausdal for a GM norm, he can win the tournament if he wins the last game against current leader Erwin L'Ami, but a draw is no bad guess. Palo's only loss has been against Carlsen.
Nov-02-06  BIDMONFA: Davor Palo

PALO, Davor

Jun-14-07  Troller: Davor Palo came to Denmark as a refugee in 1993. He grew up in Skanderborg, Jutland, but now resides in Copenhagen. I presume he is studying, as he has not been very active for the last year.
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Looks as fierce as a dragon
Oct-29-12  Troller: After several years of inactivity (chesswise at least), Davor has appeared in the first two rounds of the Danish League this season, winning against Sebastian Nilsson and Bjorn Ahlander.
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  Naniwazu: One of my friends knew Davor Palo. He used to attend my school. I knew he was a chess player, but I never knew he was this good. My local chess club 'Skanderborg Skakklub' seems to produce some quite talented chess players.
Apr-08-13  Troller: Davor won the Danish Championship during Easter, ahead of (among others) GMs Sune Berg Hansen, Lars Schandorff, Allan Stig Rasmussen and Jens Kristiansen. Quite impressive after only a few league games since his comeback.


Mar-01-14  RedPillMatrix: Troller, the link seems to be broken. I suppose you meant:

There's a video of Davor Palo and Lars Schandorff battling it out in the last round on youtube:

Davor Palo needed a draw and got it. Lars Schandorff was the only undefeated played in the event.

Mar-01-14  RedPillMatrix: Davor Palo won the Player of The Year Award:

He recently launched his personal blog:

Bloglovin seems to be an interesting way to subscribe:

Mar-30-14  Dalle: Many of his photos seem a bit old, perhaps because he had such a long break.

I found a recent one of Davor Palo:

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  Natalia Pogonina: Davor Palo on becoming Denmark's player of the year, upcoming Tromso Olympiad, Magnus Carlsen, sports nutrition and other topics:

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