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Robert Zelcic
Number of games in database: 616
Years covered: 1988 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2527 (2488 rapid, 2497 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2593

Overall record: +234 -152 =193 (57.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 37 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (143) 
    B53 B84 B32 B43 B58
 French Defense (36) 
    C11 C10 C15 C17 C07
 Scotch Game (30) 
 Sicilian Scheveningen (22) 
    B84 B83 B85
 Caro-Kann (19) 
    B18 B17 B15 B11 B12
 French (19) 
    C11 C10 C13 C12
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (82) 
    B18 B12 B10 B13 B11
 Nimzo Indian (34) 
    E32 E54 E43 E42 E45
 Queen's Pawn Game (26) 
    E10 D02 A46 A45 A40
 English (24) 
    A13 A14 A11 A15 A17
 Alekhine's Defense (23) 
    B03 B04 B05 B02
 Catalan (16) 
    E06 E04 E01
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Kosten vs R Zelcic, 1992 1/2-1/2
   R Zelcic vs G Szlabey, 1991 1-0
   R Zelcic vs O Jovanic, 2000 1-0
   R Zelcic vs L Boettger, 2007 1-0
   Timoshchenko vs R Zelcic, 1994 0-1
   R Zelcic vs B Golubovic, 2001 1/2-1/2
   Pavasovic vs R Zelcic, 2002 1/2-1/2
   G Curi vs R Zelcic, 2004 0-1
   F Jenni vs R Zelcic, 2008 0-1
   R Zelcic vs Carlsen, 2003 1-0

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (1999)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Croatian Championship (2008)
   Pula Open (2001)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   Metz Open (2001)
   Aosta op 12th (2004)
   European Championship (2006)
   Elista Olympiad (1998)
   European Championship (2001)
   European Championship (2005)
   European Championship (2008)
   European Championship (2007)
   European Club Cup (2008)
   European Championship (2010)

   🏆 Tournament of Peace
   M Ragger vs R Zelcic (Nov-30-19) 0-1
   R Zelcic vs A Krzywda (Dec-17-17) 1-0, rapid
   Marek Karas vs R Zelcic (Dec-17-17) 0-1, rapid
   R Zelcic vs M Rodshtein (Dec-17-17) 0-1, rapid
   Buhmann vs R Zelcic (Dec-17-17) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Sep-21-1965, 56 years old) Croatia

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He is a GM. Champion of Croatia in 1996, 1998 and 2003 and runner up in 2014.

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 635  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vladimir Akopian vs R Zelcic  ½-½371988Belgrade GMA opA64 Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8
2. R Zelcic vs Gligoric  0-1531988GMA World Cup OpenC45 Scotch Game
3. R Zelcic vs J Ye  0-1551988GMA World Cup OpenB83 Sicilian
4. Barbero vs R Zelcic  ½-½731988GMA World Cup OpenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
5. D Gurevich vs R Zelcic 0-1581988GMA World Cup OpenA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
6. D Sermek vs R Zelcic  1-0331990Pula tt2B03 Alekhine's Defense
7. R Zelcic vs Sherzer  0-1401990BudapestB56 Sicilian
8. R Zelcic vs A Villeneuve  1-0211991Torcy op-AC56 Two Knights
9. R Zelcic vs C Rodriguez Guerras 1-0441991San Sebastian (Spain)C55 Two Knights Defense
10. R Zelcic vs G Szlabey 1-0341991Budapest Spring op 07thC55 Two Knights Defense
11. R Zelcic vs Savon 0-1391991BelgorodB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
12. A Sokolov vs R Zelcic  ½-½331991Torcy op-AB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
13. A Ziegler vs R Zelcic  0-1461992Bozen opA75 Benoni, Classical with ...a6 and 10...Bg4
14. Kosten vs R Zelcic ½-½811992Bozen opD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
15. Blatny vs R Zelcic  1-0341992Katowice opB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
16. R Zelcic vs V Malaniuk  0-1641992Bolzano opC45 Scotch Game
17. Barbero vs R Zelcic  1-0311992Bolzano opA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
18. V Kovacevic vs R Zelcic  1-0761993Pula ttA14 English
19. Razuvaev vs R Zelcic  1-0411993Geneva opD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
20. Timoscenko vs R Zelcic 0-1341994Passau op 2ndA43 Old Benoni
21. D Sermek vs R Zelcic  ½-½591994CRO-chTB03 Alekhine's Defense
22. R Zelcic vs Miles  0-1511994It (open) (PCA)B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
23. R Zelcic vs D Sermek  0-1571994Tournament (team)C57 Two Knights
24. R Zelcic vs D Rogic  1-0371994DjakovoC51 Evans Gambit
25. D Gurevich vs R Zelcic  ½-½731994Geneva opA43 Old Benoni
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Jan-31-06  BIDMONFA: Robert Zelcic

ZELCIC, Robert

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  Tabanus: GM Robert Zelcic, Croatia, born 21 September 1965. Now rated 2545,

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:

Winner of Graz Open 2009, and Schwarzacher Open 2009:

Biography: (in Polish)


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  Tabanus: And winner today of the Zadar Open (Croatia) Group A, ahead of 13 GM's plus many IM's:, congratulations!

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  Tabanus: Winner also of the 15th Open "Bosnjaci" (Croatia) 3-9 January 2010:

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  Tabanus: Winner of the 24th Pula Open (Croatia) 19-26 June 2010:, congratulations!

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

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