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Ante Brkic
Number of games in database: 549
Years covered: 2001 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2587 (2596 rapid, 2587 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2607

Overall record: +192 -123 =231 (56.3%)*
   * 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:
 Sicilian (90) 
    B90 B67 B43 B56 B32
 French Defense (41) 
    C11 C18 C10 C16 C19
 Ruy Lopez (39) 
    C78 C65 C67 C92 C84
 French (27) 
    C11 C10
 Caro-Kann (24) 
    B12 B13 B18 B14 B17
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (16) 
    C95 C84 C92 C96 C94
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (70) 
    B90 B51 B91 B53 B50
 Sicilian Najdorf (34) 
    B90 B91 B96 B93 B92
 Ruy Lopez (28) 
    C78 C70 C77 C80 C86
 Grunfeld (28) 
    D85 D80 D72 D97 D87
 Queen's Gambit Declined (22) 
    D38 D30 D31 D37 D35
 Queen's Pawn Game (21) 
    D02 A45 A46 E10 E00
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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
   M Cokan vs A Brkic, 2002 0-1
   A Brkic vs D Kuljasevic, 2012 1-0
   A Brkic vs David Nareznoy, 2015 1-0
   Y Gruenfeld vs A Brkic, 2015 0-1
   A Brkic vs R Zelcic, 2012 1-0
   A Brkic vs H Stevic, 2013 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Biel Master Open (2019)
   European Individual Championship (2015)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   World Junior Championship (2008)
   European Individual Championship (2010)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   European Club Cup (2012)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   European Individual Championship (2016)
   European Individual Championship (2013)
   Chess Olympiad (2016)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2018)
   Chess Olympiad (2018)

   🏆 European Team Championship
   A Brkic vs V Onischuk (Nov-02-19) 0-1
   J Skoberne vs A Brkic (Nov-01-19) 1/2-1/2
   A Brkic vs Smirin (Oct-31-19) 1/2-1/2
   D Howell vs A Brkic (Oct-30-19) 1/2-1/2
   E Safarli vs A Brkic (Oct-28-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Mar-31-1988, 32 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 Ulibin.


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

<Continental> His 7.5/11 result at the European Individual 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: 2018-01-27 00:45:47

 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 549  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Brkic vs I Cheparinov  0-1462001Cat VE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
2. A Brkic vs D Novakovic  ½-½122001Cat VD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Z Jovanovic vs A Brkic  ½-½172001Cat VA45 Queen's Pawn Game
4. A Brkic vs M Lukic  ½-½292001Cat VD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. V I Dimitrov vs A Brkic  1-0482001Cat VA15 English
6. A Brkic vs R Milu  0-1312001Cat VD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
7. B Macanga vs A Brkic  ½-½162001Cat VA15 English
8. A Brkic vs R Szuhanek  ½-½152001Cat VA07 King's Indian Attack
9. E Goric vs A Brkic  1-0262001Cat VA16 English
10. A Brkic vs A Jurkovic  1-0402001PulaE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
11. A Brkic vs V Bukal  ½-½512001PulaD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. B Kutuzovic vs A Brkic  1-0342001PulaC05 French, Tarrasch
13. J Rukavina vs A Brkic  1-0302001PulaE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
14. A Brkic vs H Saric 1-0322001PulaE81 King's Indian, Samisch
15. P Ascic vs A Brkic  1-0702001PulaC02 French, Advance
16. A Brkic vs Vjekoslav Zivkovic  1-0342001SlavonijaA53 Old Indian
17. D Feletar vs A Brkic  1-0342001SlavonijaA04 Reti Opening
18. A Brkic vs Drasko  0-1472001SlavonijaE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
19. A Brkic vs Z Jovanovic  1-0382001SlavonijaB07 Pirc
20. V Mladenovic vs A Brkic 0-1442001SlavonijaA48 King's Indian
21. M Damjanovic vs A Brkic  ½-½252001Slavonija SwissB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
22. A Brkic vs R Milu  ½-½192001Slavonija SwissA57 Benko Gambit
23. A Brkic vs E Goric  ½-½542001Slavonija SwissA53 Old Indian
24. B Kovacevic vs A Brkic  0-1512001Slavonija SwissA16 English
25. A Brkic vs D Novakovic  0-1562001Slavonija SwissD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 549  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


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  WannaBe: Should start playing poker, Ante Up!!
Oct-20-08  Cactus: Maybe he'd make enough money to buy a vowel.
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  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)


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  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)

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  perfidious: Does he always revert to <status quo ante>, or is he always anteing up for the table?
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  TheFocus: "Built like a Brkic house!"
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  TheFocus: How do you stop Brkic?

With an Anti-Brkic.

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  beatgiant: If Euwe had lived a couple more decades and played him, we'd now have a great "Brexit vs EU" pun.
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