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Dusko Pavasovic
D Pavasovic 
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Number of games in database: 1,504
Years covered: 1991 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2539 (2568 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2615
Overall record: +593 -249 =604 (61.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 58 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (344) 
    B22 B40 B51 B52 B30
 Scotch Game (97) 
 French Defense (82) 
    C05 C07 C03 C00 C01
 French Tarrasch (54) 
    C05 C07 C03 C04 C08
 Caro-Kann (45) 
    B13 B10 B18 B17 B11
 Alekhine's Defense (29) 
    B03 B04 B02 B05
With the Black pieces:
 Semi-Slav (106) 
    D45 D43 D44 D47 D48
 Queen's Gambit Declined (92) 
    D30 D31 D36
 Petrov (90) 
    C42 C43
 Sicilian (71) 
    B22 B32 B31 B40 B42
 Ruy Lopez (59) 
    C78 C60 C77 C68 C92
 English (46) 
    A13 A12 A15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Pavasovic vs C Bauer, 2011 1/2-1/2
   U Kavcic vs D Pavasovic, 1998 0-1
   D Pavasovic vs D Zelenika, 2005 1-0
   D Pavasovic vs R Koemetter, 2000 1-0
   D Pavasovic vs V Hamitevici, 2010 1-0
   J Cvitanic vs D Pavasovic, 1993 0-1
   D Pavasovic vs Z Susak, 1996 1-0
   D Pavasovic vs M Spoljar, 2007 1-0
   Van Wely vs D Pavasovic, 2007 0-1
   D Pavasovic vs M Appleberry, 1994 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Vidmar Memorial (2007)
   Slovenian Championship (1998)
   Komercni Banka Open (1998)
   European Championship (2007)
   Vienna Open (1994)
   Corus Group C (2004)
   Pula Open (2001)
   European Championship (2008)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   World Junior Championship (1995)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Dresden Olympiad (2008)
   European Championship (2010)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   0ZeR0's Favorite Games Volume 32 by 0ZeR0
   Chessaholics Anonymous by southpawjinx
   Dusko Pavasovic by TheAlchemist
   2004 Wijk Aan Zee (group C) by gauer
   1995 World Junior chess championship by gauer
   1993 WYCC (open) U-18 by gauer

   🏆 PRO League Group Stage
   D Pavasovic vs Fressinet (Mar-14-19) 0-1, rapid
   D Pavasovic vs D Klein (Mar-14-19) 1-0, rapid
   A Braun vs D Pavasovic (Mar-14-19) 1-0, rapid
   M Cornette vs D Pavasovic (Mar-14-19) 1-0, rapid
   D Pavasovic vs C Diaz Camallonga (Mar-14-19) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Oct-15-1976, 46 years old) Slovenia

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Dusko Pavasovic was born in Split, Croatia, but he plays for Slovenia. He has been a grandmaster since 1999, and has taken part in seven Olympiads. Pavasovic was Slovenian champion in 1999, 2006 and 2007. He is also a FIDE Trainer (2012).

Wikipedia article: Duško Pavasovič

Last updated: 2017-02-24 07:12:38

 page 1 of 61; games 1-25 of 1,504  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Erzen vs D Pavasovic  0-1301991SLO-chE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
2. D Pavasovic vs V Zugaj  1-0281991Pokljuka opD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
3. D Pukl vs D Pavasovic  ½-½301991Pokljuka opE61 King's Indian
4. D Pavasovic vs M Vesel  1-0451991Pokljuka opB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
5. D Pavasovic vs I Nonne  ½-½251991Pokljuka opC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
6. M Oberc vs D Pavasovic  ½-½251991SLO-chC77 Ruy Lopez
7. D Pavasovic vs S Kecic  ½-½491991SLO-chA07 King's Indian Attack
8. S Cotuna vs D Pavasovic 0-1131991Stockerau op U18E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
9. M Lacic vs D Pavasovic  ½-½211991SLO-chA45 Queen's Pawn Game
10. D Pavasovic vs J Votava  0-1441991Stockerau op U18B24 Sicilian, Closed
11. D Pavasovic vs A Stimec  1-0521991SLO-chB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
12. M Coklin vs D Pavasovic  ½-½271991SLO-chC47 Four Knights
13. P Soln vs D Pavasovic  1-0501991Pokljuka opE77 King's Indian
14. S Nikolic vs D Pavasovic 0-1451991SLO-chC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
15. V Ivacic vs D Pavasovic  1-0351991SLO-chA25 English
16. T Marinsek vs D Pavasovic  1-0531991SLO-chC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. D Pavasovic vs D Baric  0-1291991SLO-chB23 Sicilian, Closed
18. D Pavasovic vs M Cander  ½-½181991SLO-chB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
19. M Plajnsek vs D Pavasovic  1-0171991Tournament teamC34 King's Gambit Accepted
20. D Pavasovic vs S Marjanovic  ½-½381991SLO-chE01 Catalan, Closed
21. D Pavasovic vs A Vospernik  1-0701991SLO-chA16 English
22. Z Janahi vs D Pavasovic  1-0291991Stockerau op U18C77 Ruy Lopez
23. E Kuipers vs D Pavasovic  ½-½231992EU-ch U16C50 Giuoco Piano
24. J Gutierrez Masdeu vs D Pavasovic  ½-½281992EU-ch U16A25 English
25. A Macionis vs D Pavasovic  1-0281992EU-ch U16C45 Scotch Game
 page 1 of 61; games 1-25 of 1,504  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-31-04  Giancarlo: Anyone know of this guy?
Jan-12-05  Resignation Trap: Dusko Pavasovic was born October 15, 1976 and achieved the GM title in 1999. He has represented Slovenia in four Olympiads: Elista 1998, Istanbul 2000, Bled 2002 and Calvia 2004.

Here is his webpage:

He was the only player to defeat Magnus Carlsen at Corus 2003: Pavasovic vs Carlsen, 2004

Feb-16-06  BIDMONFA: Dusko Pavasovic


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  WTHarvey: Here's a few puzzles from Dusko's games not given here:
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  Honza Cervenka: Dusko Pavasovic is one of few 2600+ players who play regularly Scotch Game. His other speciality in opening repertoire is Sicilian Alapin variation B22 (1.e4 c5 2.c3).
Nov-01-06  McCool: His record with the Sicilian, Alapin (B22), was 106-25-90!
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  technical draw: Pavosovic...Anticipating the future. I think I have a VCR made by this guy.
Oct-15-08  brankat: Happy Birthday Dusko!
Oct-31-08  gambitfan: A nice miniature he played (Smith-Morra declined , Alapin Barmen,...)
Oct-06-09  Katu: TD: Yeah...
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  technical draw: Pavasovic is an 1.e4 player and a RLE player with 5.Nc3 like Lasker and Alekhine.
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: <Honza Cervenka>His other speciality in opening repertoire is Sicilian Alapin variation B22 (1.e4 c5 2.c3).

<Honza Cervenka>,
One of his pet lines in the Alapin Sicilian is the pawn sacrifice 8.♗b3, shown to great effect in the following game:

Pavasovic vs I Kurnosov, 2003

Mar-09-14  Everett: Much like Sveshnikov regarding the opening.
Oct-15-15  Autoreparaturwerkbau: It is really nice to see my compatriote (Slovenian) to represent the Chessgames' Player of the day.
Oct-15-15  waustad: He has played for Schachclub Mpoe Maria Saal for many years in the Austrian Bundesliga.
Oct-15-15  CountryGirl: A relatively little known player, but highly successful, especially with his white repertoire. Some 68% with c3 Sicilian and 70% with the Scotch(!) Happy birthday, Dusko.

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