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Goran Arsovic
Number of games in database: 97
Years covered: 1989 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2385 (2421 rapid, 2448 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2504
Overall record: +20 -18 =59 (51.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    D02 A40 A41 A45
 King's Indian (7) 
    E68 E64 E67 E66
 Queen's Gambit Declined (5) 
    D38 D39 D30 D37
 Orthodox Defense (5) 
    D55 D67 D58 D56
 Queen's Indian (4) 
    E17 E15 E12
 Semi-Slav (4) 
    D45 D46 D47
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (24) 
    B50 B90 B22 B52 B91
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B90 B91 B92 B97 B95
 King's Indian (8) 
    E81 E94 E77 E61 E95
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1989 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   Karpos Open (2015)

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(born Nov-08-1967, 48 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)

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International Master, twin brother of Zoran Arsovic.
Last updated: 2016-07-28 12:52:30

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 97  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. I Nikolic vs G Arsovic ½-½255 1989 BelgradeE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
2. G Arsovic vs Barsov  ½-½25 1991 Cansys IM-AD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
3. G Arsovic vs Matulovic  ½-½19 1994 YUG-ch sfA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
4. G Arsovic vs G Timoshenko  ½-½67 1995 Belgrade TrakoA15 English
5. G Arsovic vs Matulovic  ½-½10 1997 YUG-chTA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
6. G Arsovic vs Matulovic 1-035 1997 YUG CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. G Arsovic vs Matulovic  ½-½15 1998 Serbian-ch 29thA09 Reti Opening
8. G Vojinovic vs G Arsovic  1-054 1999 Belgrade schevB22 Sicilian, Alapin
9. S Brenjo vs G Arsovic  ½-½36 2001 TCh-Rep. SrpskaB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. G Vojinovic vs G Arsovic  ½-½76 2001 TCh-YUG FinalA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
11. G Arsovic vs D Pavlovic  ½-½22 2001 TCh-YUGD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. G Arsovic vs M Pavlovic ½-½9 2001 TSGMA26 English
13. M Tosic vs G Arsovic  1-031 2001 TCh-Rep. SrpskaA05 Reti Opening
14. G Arsovic vs D Lekic  1-048 2001 TCh-YUGD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. E Weinzettl vs G Arsovic  ½-½27 2001 TSGMD02 Queen's Pawn Game
16. G Arsovic vs A Kovacevic  ½-½12 2001 TCh-Rep. SrpskaA04 Reti Opening
17. V Jeremic vs G Arsovic  ½-½32 2001 TCh-YUG FinalA48 King's Indian
18. N Djukic vs G Arsovic  ½-½34 2001 TCh-YUGE81 King's Indian, Samisch
19. V G Kostic vs G Arsovic  ½-½23 2001 TSGMB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
20. G Arsovic vs B Abramovic  ½-½16 2001 TCh-Rep. SrpskaE17 Queen's Indian
21. G Vojinovic vs G Arsovic  ½-½11 2001 TCh-YUGA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
22. D Milanovic vs G Arsovic  ½-½29 2001 TSGME81 King's Indian, Samisch
23. Z Vukovic vs G Arsovic 1-042 2001 TCh-Rep. SrpskaB40 Sicilian
24. G Arsovic vs B Miljanic  1-034 2001 TCh-YUGE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
25. G Arsovic vs O Todorov  ½-½12 2001 TSGMD25 Queen's Gambit Accepted
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 97  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-16-04  SamusAran: Quite a variety of game lengths- from 8 to 255
Nov-08-06  BIDMONFA: Goran Arsovic


Nov-08-06  BaranDuin: This man seems to draw quite a lot of games
Nov-08-06  2021: He drawed 41 times out of his 60 games.
Feb-07-09  WhiteRook48: this guy won 50% of the time
May-30-09  fref: <SamusAran:<Quite a variety of game lengths- from 8 to 255>>

It is actually from 4 to 269.

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  Tabanus: IM Goran Arsovic, Serbia, born 8 November 1967. Now rated 2434,

IM in 1994. Rated 2540 in 1997 (world no. 217), 2504 in Jan. 2008.

Twin brother of IM Zoran Arsovic. Famous for the game I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1989 (255 moves, most other sources: 269 moves) which ended in a draw after 20 hours and 15 minutes.


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  Tabanus: 5th in Srebrno Jezero (Serbia) 19-27 June 2010:

Nov-08-10  celessar: Why does he have so many drawn games of a dozen moves or less? I don't understand why the game is not played to an outcome..?
Apr-17-11  BobCrisp: As the saying went in Yugoslavian circles: better <Arsovic>, than arsenic.
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