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Robert Zelcic
  
Number of games in database: 577
Years covered: 1988 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2499 (2460 rapid, 2406 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2593

Overall record: +216 -140 =184 (57.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 37 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (134) 
    B53 B84 B43 B32 B58
 French Defense (34) 
    C11 C15 C10 C17 C07
 Scotch Game (28) 
    C45
 Sicilian Scheveningen (21) 
    B84 B83 B85
 Caro-Kann (18) 
    B18 B17 B15 B11
 French (17) 
    C11 C10 C13 C12
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (77) 
    B18 B12 B10 B11 B13
 Nimzo Indian (30) 
    E32 E54 E43 E42 E44
 Queen's Pawn Game (26) 
    E10 D02 A46 A45 A40
 English (22) 
    A13 A14 A15 A11 A17
 Alekhine's Defense (21) 
    B03 B04 B05 B02
 Catalan (16) 
    E06 E04 E01
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Kosten vs R Zelcic, 1992 1/2-1/2
   R Zelcic vs G Szlabey, 1991 1-0
   G Timoshchenko vs R Zelcic, 1994 0-1
   R Zelcic vs O Jovanic, 2000 1-0
   R Zelcic vs L Boettger, 2007 1-0
   R Zelcic vs Carlsen, 2003 1-0
   F Jenni vs R Zelcic, 2008 0-1
   Pavasovic vs R Zelcic, 2002 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Croatian Championship (2008)
   Croatian Championship (2005)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   European Club Cup (2005)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   European Club Cup (2008)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   European Individual Championship (2010)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   Karpos Open (2015)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 European Rapid Championship
   Marek Karas vs R Zelcic (Dec-17-17) 0-1, rapid
   R Zelcic vs M Brzezinski (Dec-17-17) 1-0, rapid
   R Buhmann vs R Zelcic (Dec-17-17) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   R Zelcic vs M Rodshtein (Dec-17-17) 0-1, rapid
   R Zelcic vs A Krzywda (Dec-17-17) 1-0, rapid

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ROBERT ZELCIC
(born Sep-21-1965, 54 years old) Croatia

[what is this?]
He is a GM. Champion of Croatia in 1996, 1998 and 2003 and runner up in 2014.

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 577  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Zelcic vs J Ye  0-1551988GMA World Cup OpenB83 Sicilian
2. R Zelcic vs Gligoric  0-1531988GMA World Cup OpenC45 Scotch Game
3. Barbero vs R Zelcic  ½-½731988GMA World Cup OpenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
4. D B Gurevich vs R Zelcic 0-1581988GMA World Cup OpenA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
5. R Zelcic vs Sherzer  0-1401990Budapest (Hungary)B56 Sicilian
6. D Sermek vs R Zelcic  1-0331990Pula tt2B03 Alekhine's Defense
7. R Zelcic vs C Rodriguez Guerras 1-0441991San Sebastian (Spain)C55 Two Knights Defense
8. R Zelcic vs G Szlabey 1-0341991Budapest Spring op 07thC55 Two Knights Defense
9. R Zelcic vs Savon 0-1391991BelgorodB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. R Zelcic vs A Villeneuve  1-0211991Torcy (France)C56 Two Knights
11. Blatny vs R Zelcic  1-0341992Katowice opB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
12. Barbero vs R Zelcic  1-0311992BozenA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
13. A Ziegler vs R Zelcic  0-1461992Bozen opA75 Benoni, Classical with ...a6 and 10...Bg4
14. A Kosten vs R Zelcic ½-½811992Bozen opD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
15. Razuvaev vs R Zelcic  1-0411993Geneve opD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
16. V Kovacevic vs R Zelcic  1-0761993Pula ttA14 English
17. Pinter vs R Zelcic  1-043199410th ECC qual. group 4A40 Queen's Pawn Game
18. R Zelcic vs Miles  0-1511994It (open) (PCA)B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
19. R Zelcic vs D Sermek  0-1571994Tournament (team)C57 Two Knights
20. D B Gurevich vs R Zelcic  ½-½731994Geneva opA43 Old Benoni
21. R Zelcic vs V Yandemirov  1-0461994DjakovoC59 Two Knights
22. R Zelcic vs D Rogic  1-0371994DjakovoC51 Evans Gambit
23. R Nicevski vs R Zelcic  1-0291994West End opC01 French, Exchange
24. R Zelcic vs M Mikac  0-1191994It (open) (PCA)C51 Evans Gambit
25. D Sermek vs R Zelcic  ½-½591994CRO-chTB03 Alekhine's Defense
 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 577  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-31-06  BIDMONFA: Robert Zelcic

ZELCIC, Robert
http://www.bidmonfa.com/zelcic_robe...
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Dec-04-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Robert Zelcic, Croatia, born 21 September 1965. Now rated 2545, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

IM in 1990. GM in 1997. Rated 2585 in 1998, 2593 in July 2008

Played in the olympiads 1998 (board 3), 2002 (board 3: 8.5/13), 2004 (board 3), 2006 (board 4), and 2008 (board 3), and in all European Team Ch 1997-2007 (mostly board 3).

Champion of Croatia 1996, 1998 and 2003. Eliminated by Alexey Dreev in 1st round of FIDE World Ch 1999. Placed 3rd in Bled 2000. Winner of Salona GM 2001. Winner of Ljubljana Open 2002. European blitz champion 2006.

Winner of Pula Open 2007:
http://chess-results.com/tnr6753.as...

Winner of Graz Open 2009, and Schwarzacher Open 2009: http://www.chess-results.com/tnr234...

Biography:
http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert... (in Polish)

Pictures:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped... http://www.scacchierando.net/public...
http://www.sk-zagreb.hr/05Zelcic.jpg

Dec-19-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: And winner today of the Zadar Open (Croatia) Group A, ahead of 13 GM's plus many IM's:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr282..., congratulations!

Jan-17-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Winner also of the 15th Open "Bosnjaci" (Croatia) 3-9 January 2010:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr289...

Jul-11-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Winner of the 24th Pula Open (Croatia) 19-26 June 2010:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr344..., congratulations!

Sep-21-15  Karposian: Robert Zelcic is turning 50, today. Three times Croatian Champion. Happy Birthday!
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