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Zoran Arsovic

Number of games in database: 269
Years covered: 1989 to 2023
Last FIDE rating: 2376 (2343 rapid, 2411 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2490
Overall record: +81 -67 =119 (52.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (33) 
    A04 A06 A05
 English (19) 
    A15 A13 A14
 King's Indian (16) 
    E92 E94 E97 E91 E90
 English, 1 c4 c5 (13) 
    A35 A30 A37 A36 A38
 Slav (11) 
    D11 D12
 Grunfeld (5) 
    D90 D85
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (54) 
    B48 B22 B40 B45 B49
 Sicilian Taimanov (17) 
    B48 B45 B49 B47
 King's Indian (16) 
    E94 E60 E81 E67 E95
 Reti System (15) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (10) 
    A46 A45 E10 E00
 Modern Benoni (7) 
    A56 A69 A70
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Navara vs Z Arsovic, 2012 0-1
   Z Arsovic vs L Radusinovic, 2013 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Serbian Championship (2003)
   Bulgarian Open (2011)
   Chelyabinsk (1989)
   Serbian Championship (2006)
   Serbian Championship (2000)
   Yugoslav Championship (1991)
   European Championship (2009)
   Serbian First League (2009)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   Karpos Open (2014)
   Karpos Open (2013)
   European Championship (2012)
   Karpos Open (2015)
   Grand Europe Open (2013)
   European Championship (2019)

   🏆 European Championship
   Z Arsovic vs J Druska (Mar-13-23) 1/2-1/2
   O Bronstein vs Z Arsovic (Mar-12-23) 1/2-1/2
   L Draskovic vs Z Arsovic (Mar-10-23) 1-0
   S Halkias vs Z Arsovic (Mar-06-23) 1-0
   Z Arsovic vs D Gavrilescu (Mar-05-23) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-08-1967, 55 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)

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International Master since 1994 and twin brother of Goran Arsovic. Arsovic won a GM norm at the 13th European Individual Championship (2012), when he scored 6 points in the first 10 rounds.

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 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 269  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Marjanovic vs Z Arsovic  1-0391989Belgrade opB25 Sicilian, Closed
2. Z Arsovic vs Gleizerov  0-1341989ChelyabinskA05 Reti Opening
3. Timoshenko vs Z Arsovic 0-1411989ChelyabinskB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
4. M Sorokin vs Z Arsovic  ½-½351989ChelyabinskA15 English
5. Kholmov vs Z Arsovic  ½-½511989ChelyabinskB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. Z Arsovic vs Dvoirys  0-1501989ChelyabinskA15 English
7. Z Arsovic vs R Shcherbakov  0-1441989ChelyabinskA06 Reti Opening
8. Z Arsovic vs Sveshnikov  0-1501989ChelyabinskA06 Reti Opening
9. T T Hoang vs Z Arsovic  0-1501989ChelyabinskA04 Reti Opening
10. C Micic vs Z Arsovic  ½-½121989ChelyabinskC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. Z Arsovic vs J Ivanov  ½-½571989ChelyabinskA04 Reti Opening
12. Z Arsovic vs N Nikolic  ½-½121989ChelyabinskA09 Reti Opening
13. Z Arsovic vs A Panchenko  ½-½91989ChelyabinskE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
14. M Ulybin vs Z Arsovic  1-0611989ChelyabinskA04 Reti Opening
15. A Galliamova vs Z Arsovic  ½-½771989ChelyabinskA04 Reti Opening
16. Barsov vs Z Arsovic  1-0291991Cansys IM-AA69 Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line
17. Z Arsovic vs C Pieper-Emden  ½-½81991Cansys IM-AA35 English, Symmetrical
18. M Tosic vs Z Arsovic  1-0311991Yugoslav ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
19. A Strikovic vs Z Arsovic  1-0291991Yugoslav ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. Z Arsovic vs D Pikula  ½-½91991Yugoslav ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
21. A Dumpor vs Z Arsovic  1-0531991Yugoslav ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
22. Z Arsovic vs S Vlahovic  1-0361991Yugoslav ChampionshipA38 English, Symmetrical
23. Z Arsovic vs M Cvorovic  ½-½391991Yugoslav ChampionshipA15 English
24. D Tesic vs Z Arsovic  1-0661991Yugoslav ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
25. Z Arsovic vs O Organdziev  0-1561991Yugoslav ChampionshipA13 English
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 269  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-08-05  rexeterna: I read somewhere that Arsovic played a match against Predrag Nikolic in 1989 that was on record as the longest chess game ever, with 269 moves, but I can't find it in his game database or Nikolic's. Anyone know where it is/if it is indeed the record/if not, what currently holds the title?
Aug-08-05  Montreal1666: <rexeterna> The first name is different:

I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1980

Aug-08-05  rexeterna: <Montreal1666> Thanks.
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheAlchemist: Goran and Zoran Arsovic must be twin brothers.
Nov-08-06  kellmano: ... with unimaginative parents
Nov-08-07  BIDMONFA: Zoran Arsovic


Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Is Zoran any relation to Goran

Goran Arsovic

Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: You'd sort of think so, both being born November 8, 1967. After all, there seem to be few great players born on that particular day, modesty forbidding me from mentioning another.

It is interesting that they are now listed as being from different countries (Zoran from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Goran from Serbia/Montenegro).

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: They are twin brothers, see

Nov-08-09  WhiteRook48: aw he almost played Nikolic

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