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Nenad Sulava
N Sulava 
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Number of games in database: 1,630
Years covered: 1979 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2427 (2443 rapid, 2481 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2565

Overall record: +719 -329 =579 (62.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 3 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (149) 
    A04 A05 A06
 Queen's Pawn Game (103) 
    D02 A45 A46 A41 A40
 Slav (80) 
    D15 D13 D14 D11 D17
 King's Indian (69) 
    E94 E90 E71 E99 E60
 English (58) 
    A15 A13 A14 A10 A17
 Catalan (41) 
    E06 E04 E01 E08 E05
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (202) 
    B43 B42 B40 B28 B22
 Queen's Pawn Game (89) 
    A40 A50 A45 D02 E00
 Sicilian Kan (76) 
    B43 B42 B41
 English (76) 
    A10 A15 A13 A16 A11
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (67) 
    D20 D25 D22 D27 D26
 French Defense (60) 
    C10 C01 C05 C02 C11
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Khruschiov vs N Sulava, 2001 0-1
   Aronian vs N Sulava, 1996 0-1
   N Sulava vs F Fargere, 2007 1-0
   Delchev vs N Sulava, 2001 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Toscolano Open (1995)
   Zagreb op-A (2012)
   Caorle Open (1989)
   Pula Open (2001)
   Aosta op 12th (2004)
   Montecatini Terme Open (1994)
   Lisbon Open (2001)
   Croatian Championship (1995)
   Corsica Masters Open (2011)
   Velden Open (1995)
   European Championship (2001)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   Batumi Olympiad (2018)
   European Club Cup (2017)

   🏆 TCh-FRA Top 12
   N Sulava vs G Giroyan (May-28-19) 1-0
   N Sulava vs P Brochet (May-26-19) 1/2-1/2
   C Balogh vs N Sulava (May-24-19) 1-0
   N Brunner vs N Sulava (May-22-19) 1/2-1/2
   N Sulava vs M Santos Ruiz (May-21-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Dec-25-1962, died Sep-04-2019, 56 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Monaco)

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In 1986 he was awarded the title of International Master by FIDE and the title of Grandmaster in 2000.

For the Croatian team he took part in the Chess Olympiads in 2000 and 2002 and in the 2003 European Team Championship. He played with Monaco at the 2018 Chess Olympiad.

In addition to playing club chess in Croatia (he took part in the European Club Cups in 1993 and 1994 with ŠK Mursa Osijek and in the European Club Cup 2007 with ŠK Zagreb ), he also played in France: from 2001 to 2006 for the Club de Echiquier Niçois, in the 2007/08 season for Club de La Tour Hyéroise, 2016 and 2017 for Nice Alekhine, with whom he also took part in the 2017 European Club Cup, and in 2019 for CEMC Monaco.

In January 2011, he reached his highest Elo rating of 2565. In 2012, he won the San Remo Open with 6.5 points from seven matches.

He died after a long illness on September 4, 2019 and was buried in his adopted home Monaco. Until his death, Šulava was married to Martine Dubois, who holds the title of WIM.


Last updated: 2022-06-05 13:16:45

 page 1 of 66; games 1-25 of 1,629  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Sulava vs D Alexakis  1-0611979Balkaniad U20 11thA07 King's Indian Attack
2. N Sulava vs Hadeler  1-0321979Balkaniad U20 11thA07 King's Indian Attack
3. L Oltean vs N Sulava  0-1391979Balkaniad U20 11thB08 Pirc, Classical
4. S Semkov vs N Sulava  ½-½561979Balkaniad U20 11thA54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3
5. N Sulava vs S Atalik  0-1361980ViroviticaA07 King's Indian Attack
6. S Darmanovic vs N Sulava  ½-½191980ViroviticaB33 Sicilian
7. N Sulava vs Drasko  1-0711980ViroviticaA07 King's Indian Attack
8. A Bozic vs N Sulava  0-1611980ViroviticaB06 Robatsch
9. N Sulava vs Damljanovic  1-0351980ViroviticaA12 English with b3
10. G Laketic vs N Sulava  ½-½131980ViroviticaA16 English
11. N Sulava vs Ahmed Nasir  0-1521980ViroviticaA05 Reti Opening
12. O Cvitan vs N Sulava  0-1461980ViroviticaA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
13. N Sulava vs Summeraver  ½-½751980ViroviticaA05 Reti Opening
14. N Sulava vs D Kovacevic  0-1341980ViroviticaD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
15. Jovan Popov vs N Sulava  0-1411980ViroviticaB40 Sicilian
16. N Sulava vs I Zivanovic  0-1401980ViroviticaA05 Reti Opening
17. D Kovacevic vs N Sulava  0-1341980ViroviticaB06 Robatsch
18. N Sulava vs S C James  1-0351981EU-ch U20A15 English
19. H Kuijf vs N Sulava  1-0261981EU-ch U20A07 King's Indian Attack
20. N Sulava vs J Delaney  1-0361981EU-ch U20E90 King's Indian
21. N Sulava vs E Ipek Yilmaz  1-0451981EU-ch U20E90 King's Indian
22. I Stohl vs N Sulava  1-0291981EU-ch U20A10 English
23. N Sulava vs F A Cuijpers  ½-½191981EU-ch U20A07 King's Indian Attack
24. N Sulava vs Hodgson  0-1401981EU-ch U20A04 Reti Opening
25. D Michiels vs N Sulava  0-1811981EU-ch U20B33 Sicilian
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Jun-22-07  BIDMONFA: Nenad Sulava


Sep-08-19  Volcanus:

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