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Ante Brkic
A Brkic 
Number of games in database: 620
Years covered: 2000 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2593 (2596 rapid, 2602 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2607

Overall record: +214 -128 =265 (57.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 13 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (101) 
    B90 B67 B53 B43 B32
 Ruy Lopez (49) 
    C65 C78 C84 C67 C80
 French Defense (45) 
    C11 C18 C10 C16 C19
 French (28) 
    C11 C10
 Caro-Kann (28) 
    B12 B13 B18 B14 B10
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (18) 
    C84 C95 C92 C91 C93
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (75) 
    B90 B51 B91 B53 B93
 Sicilian Najdorf (35) 
    B90 B91 B93 B92 B96
 Grunfeld (31) 
    D85 D80 D78 D97 D73
 Ruy Lopez (30) 
    C78 C70 C77 C80 C96
 Queen's Gambit Declined (28) 
    D38 D30 D31 D37 D35
 Queen's Pawn Game (24) 
    D02 E10 A45 A46 E00
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Mladenovic vs A Brkic, 2001 0-1
   A Brkic vs P Roberts, 2011 1-0
   A Brkic vs F Meng, 2005 1-0
   A Brkic vs B Kalezic, 2016 1-0
   A Brkic vs H Saric, 2001 1-0
   M Meszaros vs A Brkic, 2001 0-1
   M Cokan vs A Brkic, 2002 0-1
   Y Gruenfeld vs A Brkic, 2015 0-1
   A Brkic vs David Nareznoy, 2015 1-0
   A Brkic vs D Kuljasevic, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   26th Zadar Open A (2019)
   World Cup (2021)
   Biel Master Open (2019)
   Zagreb op-A (2012)
   Wch U18 (2005)
   European Championship (2015)
   European Club Cup (2012)
   European Championship (2009)
   World Junior Championship (2008)
   European Championship (2013)
   European Championship (2010)
   European Championship (2018)
   Baku Olympiad (2016)
   Batumi Olympiad (2018)
   European Championship (2016)

   🏆 European Individual Championship
   E Can vs A Brkic (Apr-06-22) 0-1
   A Brkic vs J Druska (Apr-05-22) 1-0
   T Kaasen vs A Brkic (Apr-04-22) 0-1
   A Brkic vs M A Maurizzi (Apr-03-22) 1/2-1/2
   A Brkic vs O Kobo (Apr-01-22) 1/2-1/2

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(born Mar-31-1988, 34 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 28; games 1-25 of 684  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Sale vs A Brkic  0-1422000Bizovac Metalis opB08 Pirc, Classical
2. A Brkic vs M Ragger  1-0362000Wch U12E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
3. A Brkic vs Fier ½-½602000Wch U12E87 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox
4. A Brkic vs I Cheparinov  0-1462001VukovarE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
5. A Brkic vs D Novakovic  ½-½122001VukovarD02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Z Jovanovic vs A Brkic  ½-½172001VukovarA45 Queen's Pawn Game
7. A Brkic vs M Lukic  ½-½292001VukovarD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. V Dimitrov vs A Brkic  1-0482001VukovarA15 English
9. A Brkic vs R Milu  0-1312001VukovarD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
10. B Macanga vs A Brkic  ½-½162001VukovarA15 English
11. A Brkic vs R Szuhanek  ½-½152001VukovarA07 King's Indian Attack
12. E Goric vs A Brkic  1-0262001VukovarA16 English
13. A Brkic vs A Jurkovic  1-0402001Pula OpenE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
14. A Brkic vs V Bukal Sr  ½-½512001Pula OpenD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. B Kutuzovic vs A Brkic  1-0342001Pula OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
16. J Rukavina vs A Brkic  1-0302001Pula OpenE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
17. A Brkic vs H Saric 1-0322001Pula OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
18. P Ascic vs A Brkic  1-0702001Pula OpenC02 French, Advance
19. A Brkic vs Vjekoslav Zivkovic  1-0342001SlavonijaA53 Old Indian
20. D Feletar vs A Brkic  1-0342001SlavonijaA04 Reti Opening
21. A Brkic vs Drasko  0-1472001SlavonijaE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
22. A Brkic vs Z Jovanovic  1-0382001SlavonijaB07 Pirc
23. V Mladenovic vs A Brkic 0-1442001SlavonijaA48 King's Indian
24. A Brkic vs R Milu  ½-½192001Slavonija SwissA57 Benko Gambit
25. Damjanovic vs A Brkic  ½-½252001Slavonija SwissB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 684  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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