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Ante Brkic
A Brkic 

Number of games in database: 866
Years covered: 1997 to 2023
Last FIDE rating: 2593 (2596 rapid, 2602 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2607
Overall record: +304 -164 =375 (58.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 23 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (142) 
    B90 B32 B45 B51 B53
 Ruy Lopez (65) 
    C78 C65 C67 C92 C80
 French Defense (58) 
    C11 C18 C10 C16 C13
 Caro-Kann (39) 
    B12 B13 B18 B10 B14
 French (38) 
    C11 C10 C00 C13
 Sicilian Taimanov (24) 
    B45 B46 B48 B49 B47
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (101) 
    B90 B51 B22 B91 B50
 Ruy Lopez (47) 
    C78 C70 C80 C69 C96
 Sicilian Najdorf (42) 
    B90 B91 B92 B96 B93
 Queen's Gambit Declined (39) 
    D38 D30 D31 D37 D39
 Queen's Pawn Game (39) 
    D02 E10 A45 A46 E00
 Grunfeld (38) 
    D85 D80 D87 D78 D72
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Brkic vs P Roberts, 2011 1-0
   V Mladenovic vs A Brkic, 2001 0-1
   A Brkic vs F Meng, 2005 1-0
   A Brkic vs H Saric, 2001 1-0
   A Brkic vs B Kalezic, 2016 1-0
   M Meszaros vs A Brkic, 2001 0-1
   Y Gruenfeld vs A Brkic, 2015 0-1
   Daniel Dimitrov vs A Brkic, 2012 0-1
   M Bantic vs A Brkic, 2001 0-1
   M Cokan vs A Brkic, 2002 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Zagreb Open-A (2009)
   26th Zadar Open A (2019)
   Bosnjaci Open (2009)
   BIH Premier League (2012)
   FIDE World Cup (2021)
   BIH Premier League (2014)
   Krunoslav Hulak Memorial (2017)
   20th OIBM (2016)
   Bosna Open (2010)
   European Championship (2015)
   European Club Cup (2023)
   European Individual Championship (2022)
   World Junior Championship (2008)
   European Championship (2018)
   Chennai Olympiad (2022)

   🏆 Tournament of Peace
   Ivanchuk vs A Brkic (Nov-30-23) 1/2-1/2
   A Brkic vs Niemann (Nov-29-23) 1/2-1/2
   Motylev vs A Brkic (Nov-28-23) 1/2-1/2
   A Brkic vs A Korobov (Nov-27-23) 1/2-1/2
   A Brkic vs H Stevic (Nov-26-23) 1/2-1/2

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(born Mar-31-1988, 35 years old) Croatia

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FIDE Master (2001); Grandmaster (2007); Croatian Champion (2010 & 2011).


Winner of Pula Open 2008. Second place in Zagreb Open 2010, behind winner GM Mikhail Ulybin.


<National> Brkic won the championship of Croatia in 2010 and 2011.

<Continental> His 7.5/11 result at the European Championship (2015) placed him with the group of qualifiers for the World Cup 2015.

<World> Brkic was paired against Laurent Fressinet in the first round of the World Cup (2015), but lost the mini-match to exit the event.

Team Events

Played in the Olympiads 2004 (2nd reserve) and 2006 (2nd reserve), European Team Championship 2007 (board 4), and all Mitropa Cups 2002-2006.

Wikipedia article: Ante Brkić

Last updated: 2021-11-27 22:13:07

 page 1 of 36; games 1-25 of 883  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Megaranto vs A Brkic  1-0491997Wch U10B83 Sicilian
2. A Brkic vs R Khusnutdinov  0-1541999Wch U12A48 King's Indian
3. S Sale vs A Brkic  0-1422000Bizovac Metalis opB08 Pirc, Classical
4. A Brkic vs M Ragger  1-0362000Wch U12E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
5. A Brkic vs A Fier ½-½602000Wch U12E87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
6. A Brkic vs I Cheparinov  0-1462001VukovarE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
7. A Brkic vs D Novakovic  ½-½122001VukovarD02 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Z Jovanovic vs A Brkic  ½-½172001VukovarA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. A Brkic vs M Lukic  ½-½292001VukovarD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. V Dimitrov vs A Brkic  1-0482001VukovarA15 English
11. A Brkic vs R Milu  0-1312001VukovarD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
12. B Macanga vs A Brkic  ½-½162001VukovarA15 English
13. A Brkic vs R Szuhanek  ½-½152001VukovarA07 King's Indian Attack
14. E Goric vs A Brkic  1-0262001VukovarA16 English
15. A Brkic vs A Jurkovic  1-0402001Pula OpenE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
16. A Brkic vs V Bukal Sr  ½-½512001Pula OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. B Kutuzovic vs A Brkic  1-0342001Pula OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
18. J Rukavina vs A Brkic  1-0302001Pula OpenE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
19. A Brkic vs H Saric 1-0322001Pula OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
20. P Ascic vs A Brkic  1-0702001Pula OpenC02 French, Advance
21. A Brkic vs V Zivkovic  1-0342001SlavonijaA53 Old Indian
22. D Feletar vs A Brkic  1-0342001SlavonijaA04 Reti Opening
23. A Brkic vs M Drasko  0-1472001SlavonijaE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
24. A Brkic vs Z Jovanovic  1-0382001SlavonijaB07 Pirc
25. V Mladenovic vs A Brkic 0-1442001SlavonijaA48 King's Indian
 page 1 of 36; games 1-25 of 883  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-05-06  EmperorAtahualpa: IM Ante Brkic is Croatia's hope for the future. He is currently 18 years old and has a FIDE rating of 2526.
Jun-24-08  BIDMONFA: Ante Brkic


Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Should start playing poker, Ante Up!!
Oct-20-08  Cactus: Maybe he'd make enough money to buy a vowel.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Ante Brkic, Croatia, born 31 March 1988. Now rated 2560,

GM in 2007. Rated 2577 in Oct. 2007

Played in the olympiads 2004 (2nd reserve) and 2006 (2nd reserve), European Team Ch 2007 (board 4), and all Mitropa Cups 2002-2006.

Winner of Pula Open 2008:

Biography: (in German)


Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Second place today in Zagreb Open 2010, behind winner GM Mikhail Ulibin:

Feb-24-11  Calar: Recently he won Croatian championship of 2011.

CRO-ch 11th (2011)

Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Does he always revert to <status quo ante>, or is he always anteing up for the table?
Sep-16-15  TheFocus: "Built like a Brkic house!"
Mar-31-16  TheFocus: How do you stop Brkic?

With an Anti-Brkic.

Premium Chessgames Member
  beatgiant: If Euwe had lived a couple more decades and played him, we'd now have a great "Brexit vs EU" pun.
Jul-20-21  qkxwsm: Doing quite well at the World Cup right now

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