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Robert Zelcic
R Zelcic 
Number of games in database: 792
Years covered: 1988 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2527 (2488 rapid, 2497 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2593

Overall record: +302 -192 =261 (57.3%)*
   * 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 (186) 
    B53 B83 B84 B58 B32
 French Defense (53) 
    C11 C15 C17 C10 C16
 Scotch Game (34) 
 Sicilian Scheveningen (33) 
    B83 B84 B85
 French (25) 
    C11 C10 C13 C00 C12
 French Winawer (24) 
    C15 C17 C16 C19 C18
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (96) 
    B18 B12 B10 B11 B13
 Nimzo Indian (39) 
    E32 E54 E43 E42 E45
 Queen's Pawn Game (35) 
    A46 E10 D02 D05 A40
 English (32) 
    A13 A14 A15 A11 A17
 Alekhine's Defense (29) 
    B03 B04 B05 B02
 Catalan (21) 
    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
   Timoscenko vs R Zelcic, 1994 0-1
   R Zelcic vs O Jovanic, 2000 1-0
   R Zelcic vs L Boettger, 2007 1-0
   G Curi vs R Zelcic, 2004 0-1
   R Zelcic vs Z Mestrovic, 1999 1-0
   R Zelcic vs B Golubovic, 2001 1/2-1/2
   F Jenni vs R Zelcic, 2008 0-1
   Pavasovic vs R Zelcic, 2002 1/2-1/2

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

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Montecatini Terme Open (1994)
   Dresden Zonal (1998)
   Croatian Championship (1995)
   Oberwart Open (1997)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Metz Open (2001)
   Pula Open (2001)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Aosta op 12th (2004)
   European Championship (2001)
   European Championship (2005)
   European Championship (2007)
   European Championship (2008)
   European Individual Championship (2022)

   🏆 Bundesliga
   F Handke vs R Zelcic (Oct-22-22) 1-0
   R Zelcic vs Y Milikow (Apr-06-22) 1/2-1/2
   T Koelle vs R Zelcic (Apr-05-22) 0-1
   R Zelcic vs J Pechac (Apr-04-22) 0-1
   E Uruci vs R Zelcic (Apr-03-22) 0-1

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(born Sep-21-1965, 57 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 37; games 1-25 of 922  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Komljenovic vs R Zelcic  0-1461988Royan opA13 English
2. F Guido vs R Zelcic  1-0511988Geneva OpenB01 Scandinavian
3. R Zelcic vs Gligoric  0-1531988GMA World Cup OpenC45 Scotch Game
4. R Zelcic vs J Ye  0-1551988GMA World Cup OpenB83 Sicilian
5. G Barbero vs R Zelcic  ½-½731988GMA World Cup OpenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
6. D Gurevich vs R Zelcic 0-1581988GMA World Cup OpenA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
7. V Akopian vs R Zelcic  ½-½371988GMA World Cup OpenA64 Benoni, Fianchetto, 11...Re8
8. R Zelcic vs Sherzer  0-1401990BudapestB56 Sicilian
9. D Sermek vs R Zelcic  1-0331990Pula tt2B03 Alekhine's Defense
10. R Zelcic vs Savon 0-1391991BelgorodB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. R Zelcic vs G Szlabey 1-0341991Budapest Spring op 07thC55 Two Knights Defense
12. S Reschke vs R Zelcic  ½-½611991Biel MTO opA13 English
13. R Zelcic vs C Terraz  1-0411991Geneva OpenC44 King's Pawn Game
14. R Zelcic vs I Efimov  0-1621991Geneva OpenC44 King's Pawn Game
15. A Strikovic vs R Zelcic  1-0331991Geneva OpenB03 Alekhine's Defense
16. F Cesareo vs R Zelcic  ½-½801991Geneva OpenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
17. R Zelcic vs F Delay  1-0341991Geneva OpenC50 Giuoco Piano
18. A Jurkovic vs R Zelcic  0-1501991Geneva OpenB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
19. J Benitro vs R Zelcic  0-1501991San Sebastian OpenB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
20. R Zelcic vs C Rodriguez Guerras 1-0441991San Sebastian OpenC55 Two Knights Defense
21. R Zelcic vs G Giorgadze  0-1401991San Sebastian OpenC55 Two Knights Defense
22. V Gallego Jimenez vs R Zelcic  1-0451991San Sebastian OpenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
23. R Zelcic vs S Roa Alonso  1-0361991San Sebastian OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
24. R Zelcic vs A Romero Holmes  1-0361991San Sebastian OpenC17 French, Winawer, Advance
25. H Urday vs R Zelcic  ½-½301991San Sebastian OpenD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
 page 1 of 37; games 1-25 of 922  PGN Download
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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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