Number of games in database: 724
Years covered: 1983 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2402 (2424 rapid, 2569 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590
Overall record: +233 -60 =390 (62.7%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
41 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
B Lalic vs V Kovacevic, 1995 1-0
B Lalic vs Shirov, 1994 1/2-1/2
S Abu Sufian vs B Lalic, 2008 0-1
B Lalic vs Kengis, 1997 1-0
R Willmoth vs B Lalic, 2001 0-1
B Lalic vs Y Zherebukh, 2012 1-0
B Lalic vs J Rowson, 1999 1-0
R Nanjo vs B Lalic, 2014 0-1
B Lalic vs J C Hannet, 1998 1-0
C Theocharides vs B Lalic, 2003 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Carlos Torre Memorial Open (2002)
British Championship (2008)
British Championship (2006)
Hastings 2006/07 (2006)
Hastings 2016/17 (2016)
Hastings 2007/08 (2008)
British Championship (2013)
Bunratty Masters (2019)
Prague Open (2019)
Hastings 2017/18 (2017)
27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
Hastings 2005/06 (2006)
Hastings 2019/20 (2019)
29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
🏆 Hastings 2019/20
Dennis Brouwer vs B Lalic (Jan-05-20) 0-1
B Lalic vs D Howell (Jan-04-20) 1/2-1/2
E van den Doel vs B Lalic (Jan-03-20) 1/2-1/2
D Sengupta vs B Lalic (Jan-02-20) 1/2-1/2
B Lalic vs O Willson (Jan-01-20) 1-0
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Last updated: 2016-11-19 16:54:08
(born Mar-08-1964, 56 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Croatia)
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Bogdan Lalic was awarded the GM title in 1988. He was 1st= at Pleven 1987, 1st= at Sarajevo 1988 and outright 1st at the 17th Cesenatico Open in Italy. Although registered with the Croatian Federation he is now playing in England.
He was married to Susan Arkell Lalic but is now divorced. Together they have a son Peter D Lalic, born 1994.
Wikipedia article: Bogdan Lalić
| page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 724
|1. Marjanovic vs B Lalic
|| ||1-0||45||1983||YUG-ch||C05 French, Tarrasch|
|2. B Lalic vs J Grigorov
|| ||½-½||12||1985||Varna||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|3. B Lalic vs Tringov
|| ||0-1||36||1985||Varna 24th||A62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation|
|4. Lputian vs B Lalic
|| ||1-0||50||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||D85 Grunfeld|
|5. Kiril D Georgiev vs B Lalic
|| ||1-0||42||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation|
|6. B Lalic vs Marjanovic
||1-0||22||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|7. Kurajica vs B Lalic
|| ||1-0||55||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||A40 Queen's Pawn Game|
|8. Velimirovic vs B Lalic
|| ||½-½||31||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|9. B Lalic vs Ulf Andersson
|| ||½-½||23||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|10. E Dizdarevic vs B Lalic
|| ||½-½||19||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||A15 English|
|11. B Lalic vs Chandler
|| ||½-½||14||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|12. B Lalic vs Sax
|| ||1-0||45||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||A64 Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8|
|13. Ribli vs B Lalic
|| ||½-½||48||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||A15 English|
|14. B Lalic vs P Popovic
|| ||½-½||41||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||E01 Catalan, Closed|
|15. B Lalic vs Drasko
|| ||½-½||14||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||D68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical|
|16. Z Kozul vs B Lalic
|| ||½-½||8||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||D97 Grunfeld, Russian|
|17. B Lalic vs J Nogueiras
|| ||½-½||11||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||E00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|18. Mikhalchishin vs B Lalic
|| ||1-0||33||1985||Bosna GM Tournament||D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|19. Smagin vs B Lalic
|| ||0-1||60||1987||Zenica||C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line|
|20. B Lalic vs Velimirovic
|| ||½-½||60||1987||Zenica||A56 Benoni Defense|
|21. B Lalic vs Marjanovic
|| ||½-½||47||1987||Zenica||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|22. Smagin vs B Lalic
|| ||1-0||46||1987||Chigorin Memorial||C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line|
|23. B Lalic vs Psakhis
|| ||½-½||20||1987||Chigorin Memorial||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|24. Lputian vs B Lalic
|| ||1-0||31||1987||Chigorin Memorial||D82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4|
|25. B Andonov vs B Lalic
|| ||½-½||11||1987||Chigorin Memorial||A15 English|
| page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 724
|Feb-20-05|| ||WTHarvey: Lalic was originally a Yugoslav GM. FIDE says he now plays for England. Chessmetrics.com has him peaking at #90 in the world in 1997. |
Here are critical positions from some of his games not shown here: http://www.wtharvey.com/lali.html
|Mar-08-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Bogdan Lalic|
|Mar-08-06|| ||alicefujimori: I quite liked Lalic's, "The Grunfeld for the Attacking Player." It demonstrated some of the themes and ideas behind many Grunfeld lines quite well. Especially when there aren't that many Grunfeld books out there.|
|Jun-02-08|| ||stanleys: My game against GM Lalic in a rapid tournament last month:|
Lalic (2514) - stanleys (2240)
1.c4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.d4 0-0 6.Be2 e5 7.Be3 Na6 8.0-0 Ng4 9.Bg5 f6 10.Bc1 Kh8 11.a3 c6 12.b4 Nc7 13.Ra2 f5 14.h3 ed4 15.Nxd4 Nh6 16.ef5 Nxf5 17.Nxf5 Bxf5 18.Bb2 Qg5 19.Qc1 Qh4 20.Nd1 Rae8 21.Bxg7+ Kxg7 22.Qc3+ Qf6 23.Qxf6+ Kxf6 24.Ne3 Be6 25.Rd2 d5 26.cd5 Nxd5 1/2 - 1/2
|Mar-08-09|| ||brankat: Happy Birthday Bogdan!|
|Feb-28-11|| ||wordfunph: excerpt from the book Smart Chip from St. Petersburg by GM Genna Sosonko..|
In one of the rounds of the Leningrad Spartakiad of 1967 I was playing on the board next to Chepukaitis. During his game with Ruban, Chip kept going out to the foyer to smoke and talk with friends, coming back to the hall only to quickly make his next move. I think that if he'd had the chance to play in American tournaments, where events with classical, rapid and blitz time-controls are often held at the same time, he would have run from hall to hall, playing a few games simultaneously, as, for example, the British grandmaster Bogdan Lalic does.
|Mar-08-12|| ||brankat: <..he would have run from hall to hall, playing a few games simultaneously, as, for example, the British grandmaster Bogdan Lalic does.> That's funny.|
Happy Birthday GM Lalic!
|Mar-08-12|| ||Penguincw: Happy Birthday POTD.|
|Jan-19-14|| ||MarkFinan: I've just called this guy "A fine British player!", and even though his name's hardly typically English, it says above he's Croatian! I can assure the owners of this site he's English and plays in leagues and tournaments over here. He's a British citizen, I should say. |
|Jun-08-16|| ||GrandMaesterPycelle: Ah, Valery Salov's partner in insanity.|
|Nov-01-18|| ||ketchuplover: He has a 106 game unbeaten streak! which unfortunately isn't officially recognized anywhere :(|
|Apr-05-19|| ||MissScarlett: <Update: GM Bogdan Lalic sent us a file with 157 straight games (in PGN here) that he did not lose, played between September 5, 2010 and October 9, 2011. 133 of those were Elo rated games, 24 were not rated. It should be noted that many of these games were given a draw at a very early stage; 31 draws lasted 15 moves or less.>|
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