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Goran Arsovic
Number of games in database: 140
Years covered: 1989 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2369 (2474 rapid, 2479 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2504

Overall record: +26 -24 =71 (50.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 19 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (12) 
    E64 E68 E67 E62 E60
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D37 D38 D39 D30
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    D02 A40 A45 A41 E00
 Orthodox Defense (8) 
    D58 D55 D56 D67 D52
 Queen's Indian (6) 
    E12 E17 E15
 Semi-Slav (5) 
    D45 D47 D46
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (33) 
    B90 B50 B22 B52 B23
 King's Indian (15) 
    E94 E61 E81 E62 E75
 Sicilian Najdorf (12) 
    B90 B97 B99 B91 B95
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1989 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   Karpos Open (2015)
   European Championship (2019)

   🏆 European Championship
   S Tomerlin vs G Arsovic (Mar-28-19) 1-0
   G Arsovic vs Ahmet Utku Uzumcu (Mar-27-19) 1-0
   J Eric vs G Arsovic (Mar-26-19) 1-0
   G Arsovic vs M Jurcik (Mar-25-19) 0-1
   E Smirnova vs G Arsovic (Mar-24-19) 0-1

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(born Nov-08-1967, 52 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)

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International Master, twin brother of Zoran Arsovic.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 140  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Nikolic vs G Arsovic ½-½2551989BelgradeE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
2. G Arsovic vs Barsov  ½-½251991Cansys IM-AD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
3. G Arsovic vs Matulovic  ½-½191994YUG-ch sfA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
4. G Arsovic vs G A Timoshenko  ½-½671995Belgrade TrakoA15 English
5. G Arsovic vs Matulovic 1-0351997YUG CupA15 English
6. G Arsovic vs Matulovic  ½-½101997YUG-chTA87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
7. G Arsovic vs Miroslav Markovic  ½-½581998Serbian-ch 29thE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
8. G Arsovic vs Matulovic  ½-½151998Serbian-ch 29thA09 Reti Opening
9. G Vojinovic vs G Arsovic  1-0541999Belgrade schevB22 Sicilian, Alapin
10. G Vojinovic vs G Arsovic  ½-½112001TCh-YUGA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
11. G Arsovic vs D Lekic  1-0482001TCh-YUGD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. G Arsovic vs M Vukic  1-0692001TCh-YUGA15 English
13. I Marinkovic vs G Arsovic  ½-½92001TCh-YUGA39 English, Symmetrical, Main line with d4
14. G Arsovic vs B Miljanic  1-0342001TCh-YUGE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
15. N Djukic vs G Arsovic  ½-½342001TCh-YUGE81 King's Indian, Samisch
16. G Arsovic vs D Pavlovic  ½-½222001TCh-YUGD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. V Jeremic vs G Arsovic  ½-½322001TCh-YUG FinalA48 King's Indian
18. G Vojinovic vs G Arsovic  ½-½762001TCh-YUG FinalA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
19. G Arsovic vs Paunovic  ½-½452001TCh-YUG FinalD76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
20. Paunovic vs G Arsovic  1-0342001TCh-YUG FinalA05 Reti Opening
21. M Popchev vs G Arsovic  ½-½172001TSGMA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
22. G Arsovic vs Sahovic  1-0432001TSGMD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
23. D Milanovic vs G Arsovic  ½-½292001TSGME81 King's Indian, Samisch
24. E Weinzettl vs G Arsovic  ½-½272001TSGMD02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. G Arsovic vs H Kallio  0-1362001TSGMA04 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 140  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-16-04  SamusAran: Quite a variety of game lengths- from 8 to 255
Nov-08-06  BIDMONFA: Goran Arsovic


Nov-08-06  BaranDuin: This man seems to draw quite a lot of games
Nov-08-06  2021: He drawed 41 times out of his 60 games.
Feb-07-09  WhiteRook48: this guy won 50% of the time
May-30-09  fref: <SamusAran:<Quite a variety of game lengths- from 8 to 255>>

It is actually from 4 to 269.

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  Tabanus: IM Goran Arsovic, Serbia, born 8 November 1967. Now rated 2434,

IM in 1994. Rated 2540 in 1997 (world no. 217), 2504 in Jan. 2008.

Twin brother of IM Zoran Arsovic. Famous for the game I Nikolic vs G Arsovic, 1989 (255 moves, most other sources: 269 moves) which ended in a draw after 20 hours and 15 minutes.


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  Tabanus: 5th in Srebrno Jezero (Serbia) 19-27 June 2010:

Nov-08-10  celessar: Why does he have so many drawn games of a dozen moves or less? I don't understand why the game is not played to an outcome..?
Apr-17-11  BobCrisp: As the saying went in Yugoslavian circles: better <Arsovic>, than arsenic.
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