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Ivan Morovic Fernandez
Morovic Fernandez 
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Number of games in database: 830
Years covered: 1976 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2510 (2578 rapid, 2503 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2613

Overall record: +234 -157 =413 (54.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 26 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (91) 
    B92 B42 B33 B23 B52
 Ruy Lopez (44) 
    C92 C78 C67 C97 C65
 King's Indian (25) 
    E97 E66 E63 E80 E62
 French Defense (25) 
    C10 C07 C19 C05 C11
 Nimzo Indian (19) 
    E32 E21 E42 E53 E40
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (19) 
    C92 C97 C95 C91 C84
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (77) 
    B45 B33 B46 B22 B40
 Ruy Lopez (35) 
    C92 C78 C96 C69 C85
 Semi-Slav (33) 
    D43 D47 D45 D44 D48
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (24) 
    C92 C96 C85 C91 C95
 King's Indian (23) 
    E90 E67 E62 E97 E69
 Caro-Kann (21) 
    B17 B10 B13 B12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Morovic Fernandez vs M Lodhi, 2010 1-0
   Morovic Fernandez vs Beliavsky, 1985 1-0
   Morovic Fernandez vs L Christiansen, 1993 1-0
   Morovic Fernandez vs Murey, 1984 1-0
   Morovic Fernandez vs Short, 1980 1/2-1/2
   Morovic Fernandez vs Korchnoi, 1990 1/2-1/2
   Adams vs Morovic Fernandez, 1995 1/2-1/2
   I Sokolov vs Morovic Fernandez, 1994 0-1
   Morovic Fernandez vs Alburt, 1980 1-0
   Morovic Fernandez vs Adams, 1997 1/2-1/2

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Las Palmas (1993)
   Rio de Janeiro (1985)
   Corrientes Zonal (1985)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   Dubai Olympiad (1986)
   Las Palmas (1991)
   Buenos Aires Najdorf (1992)
   Moron Zonal (1982)
   American Continental (2003)
   9th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1985)
   Lucerne Olympiad (1982)
   Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   American Continental (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   HIDE SOUTH AMERICA by Gottschalk
   Capablanca Memorial (Elite) 2003 by Tabanus
   Yopal 1997 by Phony Benoni
   1996 Capablanca memorial (group A) by gauer

   🏆 Chennai Olympiad
   Morovic Fernandez vs Kuybokarov (Aug-09-22) 1/2-1/2
   Mustafokhuja Khusenkhojaev vs Morovic Fernandez (Aug-08-22) 1/2-1/2
   Morovic Fernandez vs Thai Dai Van Nguyen (Aug-07-22) 0-1
   M Parligras vs Morovic Fernandez (Aug-06-22) 1-0
   Morovic Fernandez vs N Miezis (Aug-05-22) 1-0

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(born Mar-24-1963, 59 years old) Chile

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Ivan Morovic Fernandez was born in Vina del Mar, Chile. Awarded the IM title in 1980 and the GM title in 1986. He was Chilean Champion in 1981. Champion of South America (jointly) with Miguel A Quinteros at Corrientes, zt1985. In tournaments he was 2nd= at Vrsac 1985, 1st= at Las Palmas 1987 and =1st at the Najdorf Memorial tournament in 1997. He lost a match to Viktor Korchnoi (+0, =4, -2) in 1988. Morovic played at 13 Olympiads, 12 times for Chile and one time for Croatia (2000). He is also a FIDE Senior Trainer (2016).

Wikipedia article: Iván Morovic

Last updated: 2017-11-29 14:14:52

 page 1 of 35; games 1-25 of 864  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Petursson vs Morovic Fernandez  1-0661976Wch U16E17 Queen's Indian
2. Morovic Fernandez vs D Dunne  ½-½401976Wch U16C05 French, Tarrasch
3. Kasparov vs Morovic Fernandez ½-½311977Wch U17A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
4. Mokry vs Morovic Fernandez  1-0511978Wch U20B83 Sicilian
5. D H C Aturupane vs Morovic Fernandez  0-1371978Buenos Aires OlympiadB86 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
6. H Pfleger vs Morovic Fernandez  1-0521978Buenos Aires OlympiadD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Morovic Fernandez vs L Schneider  ½-½331978Buenos Aires OlympiadB58 Sicilian
8. Morovic Fernandez vs Hug  ½-½231978Buenos Aires OlympiadB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
9. P M Jamieson vs Morovic Fernandez  1-0411978Buenos Aires OlympiadB44 Sicilian
10. Morovic Fernandez vs Andre Wong  1-0401978Buenos Aires OlympiadB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
11. L Day vs Morovic Fernandez 1-0241978Buenos Aires OlympiadC34 King's Gambit Accepted
12. Morovic Fernandez vs J A Gutierrez  1-0561978Buenos Aires OlympiadB42 Sicilian, Kan
13. Morovic Fernandez vs S Fedder  0-1401978Buenos Aires OlympiadB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. Morovic Fernandez vs A E Seidler  ½-½411978Buenos Aires OlympiadC41 Philidor Defense
15. I Rogers vs Morovic Fernandez  1-0281978Buenos Aires OlympiadD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. Morovic Fernandez vs Cetin Sel 1-0281979Wch U20A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
17. Morovic Fernandez vs L Gutman  0-1541980Ramat HasharonD85 Grunfeld
18. B Zueger vs Morovic Fernandez  ½-½181980Wch U20E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
19. Morovic Fernandez vs Short ½-½601980Wch U20B06 Robatsch
20. Kasparov vs Morovic Fernandez  ½-½141980Wch U20A48 King's Indian
21. M Colon Romero vs Morovic Fernandez  0-1361980Valletta OlympiadD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. Morovic Fernandez vs Alburt 1-0291980Valletta OlympiadA43 Old Benoni
23. C Pritchett vs Morovic Fernandez  1-0371980Valletta OlympiadC66 Ruy Lopez
24. Morovic Fernandez vs Robatsch  ½-½161980Valletta OlympiadA46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. B de Bruycker vs Morovic Fernandez  1-0601980Valletta OlympiadA14 English
 page 1 of 35; games 1-25 of 864  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-29-04  ConLaMismaMano: His full name is Ivan Morovic Fernandez, best player in Chile's history, in 96' i think he was like about 2644 of Elo or something like that. He played in the most important tournaments of the World, i would like to know what was his highest rating was and in which tournaments did he participate?
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  OlimpBase: This Morovic guy had Croatian background (how come he was born Chilean?) an actually left for Croatia to have represented them at the 2000 Olympiads. I had been much surprised to learn he came back to Chilean squad in 2002. Any clues on that mystery?
Aug-22-04  Lawrence: <OlimpBase>, in your user profile you ask for corrections to your web-site. "It's been no more than 10 weeks"--omit the word "been."
Nov-08-04  tabatustra: many croatians came to Chile, actually one of the wealthier guys in Chile: Andronico Luksic has croatian background. Maybe he got double nationality. what mistery? athletes do it all the time
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  Honza Cervenka: My favourite game of Morovic is I Morovic vs Beliavsky, 1985
Mar-24-06  BIDMONFA: Ivan Morovic-Fernandez


Dec-23-07  ALEXIN: He is now President of FENACH (the more active chess federation in Chile). He is struggling in order to be recognized by the FIDE as the official chess federation. Chilean chess players have a lot of problems with the actual official federation (FEDACHI).
Oct-31-08  Caissanist: Apparently these problems stil haven't been sorted out, since FIDE's listing all Chileans as unrated.
Jan-29-09  ALEXIN: It is now ok!
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Mar-24-10  Birthday Boy: Happy Birthday!!! Ivan Morovic-Fernandez
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  Tabanus: Today he ended 2nd in Copa Roggia (Asuncion Paraguay) 20-29 May 2010:

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  Tabanus: 2nd in the Magistral del Bicentenario - Villa Martelli (Argentina) 4-12 August 2010:

Oct-02-10  surdico: Muy buena participación en las olimpiadas en Khanty Mansiysk. EN la lista de mejores rendimientos por rating está justo encima de Carlsen. Felicitaciones
Oct-02-10  Prugno: Another example of a Chilean with Croatian ancestors that comes to mind is the writer Antonio Skarmeta.
Sep-17-11  Xeroxx: Hello my name is Ivan Morovic-Fernandez and I am the player of the day.
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  whiteshark: <Xeroxx> ¡Feliz cumpleaños!

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