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Nikola Sedlak
Sedlak 
Credit britishchessnews.com 
Number of games in database: 516
Years covered: 1997 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2549 (2626 rapid, 2607 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2608

Overall record: +171 -106 =238 (56.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (71) 
    B30 B67 B32 B54 B25
 Queen's Pawn Game (47) 
    D02 A45 D00 A46 D04
 French Defense (18) 
    C18 C11 C00 C10 C16
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E21 E20 E29 E26 E56
 Ruy Lopez (16) 
    C77 C65 C91 C84 C80
 Caro-Kann (12) 
    B12 B13 B10 B17
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (54) 
    B56 B40 B52 B57 B90
 French Defense (38) 
    C11 C07 C03 C14 C10
 Slav (25) 
    D10 D12 D15 D13 D18
 Dutch Defense (18) 
    A90 A84 A95
 French (17) 
    C11 C10 C12 C13 C00
 King's Indian (15) 
    E92 E94 E76 E90 E96
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Sedlak vs Korneev, 2012 1-0
   Sedlak vs D Svetushkin, 2012 1-0
   Sedlak vs M M Ivanov, 2015 1-0
   A Saric vs Sedlak, 2003 0-1
   Sedlak vs M Perunovic, 2008 1-0
   Predojevic vs Sedlak, 2008 1/2-1/2
   Yuxiang Fang vs Sedlak, 2012 0-1
   N Kosintseva vs Sedlak, 2007 0-1
   Carlsen vs Sedlak, 2010 1/2-1/2
   Sedlak vs D Jakupec, 2006 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Pula Open (2003)
   Najdorf Memorial Open A (2019)
   Yugoslav Championship (2000)
   Reykjavik Open (2004)
   European Championship (2007)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   European Team Championship (2007)
   European Championship (2012)
   European Championship (2009)
   European Championship (2010)
   European Team Championship (2017)
   European Championship (2011)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   European Team Championship (2019)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 33rd Roquetas de Mar Open
   A Merario Alarcon vs Sedlak (Jan-05-22) 1-0
   G Mitrabha vs Sedlak (Nov-08-21) 1-0
   V Zakhartsov vs Sedlak (Nov-05-21) 1/2-1/2
   M Gagunashvili vs Sedlak (Sep-12-21) 1-0
   Sedlak vs P Gasimov (Jul-06-21) 0-1

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NIKOLA SEDLAK
(born Dec-13-1983, 38 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)

[what is this?]
FM (1998); IM (2000); GM (2003); Olympiad gold medalist (2014).

GM Sedlak won the 3rd European Union Individual Chess Championship in 2007. Winner of the International Chess Festival BH Telecom (Sarajevo) 2009. Won the Serbian Championship in 2010.

Won individual gold for board 4 for Serbia at the Chess Olympiad (2014) in Tromsø.


 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 567  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Sargissian vs Sedlak  1-0521997Wch U14B49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. R Markus vs Sedlak  ½-½151999Elekes mem-BA57 Benko Gambit
3. R Markus vs Sedlak  ½-½161999Budapest FS05 IMA57 Benko Gambit
4. Sedlak vs M Perunovic  ½-½182000Yugoslav ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
5. Velimirovic vs Sedlak  1-0502000Yugoslav ChampionshipB57 Sicilian
6. M Pavlovic vs Sedlak  ½-½372000Yugoslav ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
7. Sedlak vs Damljanovic  0-1492000Yugoslav ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
8. Sedlak vs Z Mijailovic  ½-½492000Yugoslav ChampionshipB42 Sicilian, Kan
9. Sedlak vs D Antic  0-1402000Yugoslav ChampionshipC11 French
10. D Kosic vs Sedlak  ½-½342000Yugoslav ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
11. Sedlak vs Marjanovic  0-1292000Yugoslav ChampionshipC11 French
12. B Kalezic vs Sedlak  ½-½262000Yugoslav ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
13. Sedlak vs Drasko  ½-½592000Yugoslav ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
14. M Markovic vs Sedlak  0-1442000Yugoslav ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. Sedlak vs Ilincic  0-1412000Yugoslav ChampionshipB54 Sicilian
16. M Tosic vs Sedlak  0-1542000Yugoslav ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
17. Sedlak vs G M Todorovic  1-0432000Yugoslav ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
18. I Ivanisevic vs Sedlak  ½-½622000Yugoslav ChampionshipE96 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, Main line
19. Sedlak vs Velimirovic  1-0762000ValjevoB32 Sicilian
20. M Markovic vs Sedlak  ½-½152000ValjevoB22 Sicilian, Alapin
21. Sedlak vs F Hindermann  1-0322000EU-chT U18C18 French, Winawer
22. F Berkes vs Sedlak  0-1552000EU-chT U18A14 English
23. F Grafl vs Sedlak  1-0502000EU-chT U18B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
24. Sedlak vs F G Sebe Vodislav  1-0352000EU-chT U18B12 Caro-Kann Defense
25. Sedlak vs Efimenko  0-1492000EU-chT U18B32 Sicilian
 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 567  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-18-06  Karpova: This guy looks quite scary
http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...
Feb-18-06  Appaz: Agree! I would not like to meet that man, alone in a dark, half-open file :)

He did very well in Aeroflot Open A1: from his 89th ranking, he was placed 18th with 5.5 points and a TPR of 2698.

Jun-18-07  BIDMONFA: Nikola Sedlak

SEDLAK, Nikola
http://www.bidmonfa.com/sedlak_niko...
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Dec-23-07  Karpova: He came in first in the 3rd European Union Individual Chess Championship 2007 http://chess-results.com/Tnr6808.as...
Dec-13-08  brankat: Happy Birthday Nikola!
Nov-03-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Winner of the International Chess Festival BH Telecom (Sarajevo) 12-18 May 2009:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr207...

Jan-11-11  laskereshevsky: The CG Biography said:

<NIKOLA SEDLAK
(born Dec-13-1983) Yugoslavia (citizen of Serbia)

GM Sedlak won the 3rd European Union Individual Chess Championship in 2007.>......

Comgratulation to Him for the Victory in the tournament.

But technically, not being a Comunitary citizen, He's not the European Union Champion's....

By reading the Bio, this point is not very clear..... Isnt it?!

Dec-13-11  brankat: Happy Birthday!
Dec-13-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Happy Sweet Sixteen! LOL!
Aug-14-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: Kudos on your board 4 gold medal in Tromso!
Aug-17-14  donjova: Congratulations to Nikola Sedlak for winning the Olympic gold on Board 4.

Chess Olympiad (2014)/Nikola Sedlak

Btw, he also narrowly missed winning the Board 4 medal in the Istanbul Olympiad (he was 4th in rankings for that board).

Dec-13-18  Nosnibor: How can this player have a grading of 2608 which is higher than his late fellow chess player,namely Gligoric who only reached 2600? With respect this player is not in the same class as Gligoric.
Dec-13-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  Breunor: Nosnibor, it is tremendous rating inflation. Be wary of comparing ratings of people from different eras, it works better in comparing to contemporaries.

So for example Petrosian's highest rating in the database is 2660 but he was a top three player in the world for quite a while.

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