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Karl Zelesco
Number of games in database: 57
Years covered: 2012 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2411 (2144 rapid, 2270 blitz)

Overall record: +23 -22 =12 (50.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 English (4) 
    A15 A10 A17
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (8) 
    C02 C00 C11 C18 C05
 French (4) 
    C00 C11 C12
 Semi-Slav (4) 
    D45 D47
 English, 1 c4 e5 (4) 
    A29 A20 A28 A21
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Zelesco vs Oliver Picken, 2017 1-0

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   Australasian Masters GM (2018)
   George Trundle Masters (2014)
   New Zealand Open (2015)
   Queenstown Chess Classic (2012)

   🏆 Australasian Masters GM
   K Zelesco vs S J Solomon (Dec-23-18) 1/2-1/2
   I Bjelobrk vs K Zelesco (Dec-22-18) 1/2-1/2
   C Wallis vs K Zelesco (Dec-21-18) 0-1
   K Zelesco vs K Izzat (Dec-20-18) 0-1
   B Cheng vs K Zelesco (Dec-19-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-30-1999, 22 years old) Australia

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International Master.

12 year old Zelesco had an auspicious debut at the Queenstown Chess Classic (2012), scoring 6/9 (+6 -3). Since then he has placed =5th in the Melbourne Chess Club Championship, and also scored solidly in the Ballarat Begonia Open and the 2012 Doeberl Premier, adding a total of 45 Elo points to his resume. After a mediocre performance in the Noble Park Club Championship 2012, he came good by placing 2nd, half a point from the lead, with a strong 5.5/7 in the 2012 Victorian Open including a win over co-leader of this event IM James Morris. He scored a solid 5/11 at the 2012 Victorian Championship, adding 26 Elo points to his ratings for this result alone. He represented Canberra on board four at the World Cities Team Championship (2012) that were held in the UAE at the end of 2012, scoring 1/3, defeating Ioannis Stathopoulos and losing to GM Martyn Kravtsiv and GM Evgeni Ellinovich Sveshnikov.

Last updated: 2019-03-21 07:52:12

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 61  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Zelesco vs Li Chao  0-1392012Queenstown Chess ClassicA17 English
2. O W Hartvig vs K Zelesco  0-1372012Queenstown Chess ClassicA07 King's Indian Attack
3. K Zelesco vs K Haznedaroglu  0-1292012Queenstown Chess ClassicA15 English
4. K Zelesco vs R W Smith  1-0592012Queenstown Chess ClassicA56 Benoni Defense
5. B Cheng vs K Zelesco  1-0362012Queenstown Chess ClassicA20 English
6. K Zelesco vs M Kravtsiv 0-1432012World Cities Team ChampionshipE46 Nimzo-Indian
7. Sveshnikov vs K Zelesco  1-0442012World Cities Team ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
8. I Stathopoulos vs K Zelesco  0-1672012World Cities Team ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. K Zelesco vs J Morris ½-½602014AUS-chD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. G Lane vs K Zelesco  ½-½262014George Trundle MastersC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
11. K Zelesco vs D K Johansen  0-1392014George Trundle MastersA10 English
12. R W Smith vs K Zelesco  ½-½462014George Trundle MastersC12 French, McCutcheon
13. K Zelesco vs V Smirnov  1-0372014George Trundle MastersC16 French, Winawer
14. M Steadman vs K Zelesco 1-0632014George Trundle MastersC18 French, Winawer
15. P Garbett vs K Zelesco  1-0482014George Trundle MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
16. K Zelesco vs A Smirnov  1-0582014George Trundle MastersD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. L McLaren vs K Zelesco  1-0292014George Trundle MastersC11 French
18. K Zelesco vs K Polishchuk  1-0372014George Trundle MastersA15 English
19. B Cheng vs K Zelesco  1-0572014Australasian Masters GMD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. L Nicholls vs K Zelesco  0-1282015New Zealand OpenC00 French Defense
21. K Zelesco vs L Zhu  1-0242015New Zealand OpenB40 Sicilian
22. N Croad vs K Zelesco  ½-½522015New Zealand OpenD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. K Zelesco vs R W Smith  1-0292015New Zealand OpenB20 Sicilian
24. D Howell vs K Zelesco 1-0282015New Zealand OpenA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
25. K Zelesco vs M McNabb  1-0362015New Zealand OpenE73 King's Indian
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May-02-12  twinlark: Way to go, Karl. Keep it up!

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