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Zvonko Krecak
Number of games in database: 9
Years covered: 1998 to 2009
Last FIDE rating: 2172
Highest rating achieved in database: 2297
Overall record: +3 -3 =3 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

Most played openings
A00 Uncommon Opening (4 games)
E70 King's Indian (2 games)

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(born Oct-10-1942, 78 years old) Croatia

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He is a Senior IMC.

 page 1 of 1; 9 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Gilbert vs Z Krecak  0-1491998EM/MN/006E70 King's Indian
2. Z Krecak vs O Troffiguer  1-0551998EM/MN/006A00 Uncommon Opening
3. Z Krecak vs D Kostakiev  0-1531998EM/MN/006A00 Uncommon Opening
4. Z Krecak vs Steffen Kiupel  1-0651998EM/MN/006A00 Uncommon Opening
5. Tsvetomir/Stefan V Lukanov/Stefano vs Z Krecak  ½-½231999ICCF - corrE60 King's Indian Defense
6. Z Krecak vs P Vesely  0-1341999ICCF - corrA00 Uncommon Opening
7. Vytautas Andriulaitis vs Z Krecak  ½-½721999ICCF Email - corrE70 King's Indian
8. C Barnett vs Z Krecak  ½-½632003ICCF Olympiad XV preliminaryB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
9. M Plomp vs Z Krecak  1-0482009ICCF Olympiad 17 FinalD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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  cro777: Dr Zvonko KREČAK, born October 10, 1942 in Trsteno near Dubrovnik, Croatia is correspondence chess Senior International Master with the current ICCF rating 2314 (his highest rating was 2458 in 2002). He is president of Correspondence Chess Association of Croatia (CCAC) and editor of national CC magazine "Glasnik / Herald".

He began playing correspondence chess in 1959. In 2002 he became an ICCF International Master and in 2003 Senior International Master.

Krecak has doctorate in physics. He works as senior scientific researcher at Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Weak Interactions in Experimental Physics Department of «Ruđer Bošković» Institute (Zagreb, Croatia). His searches for hadronic axions from solar core are adopted by worldwide famous Particle Data Group in its reports. After he has performed two solar hadronic axion experiments in Zagreb, at present, he is performing a third one.

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  cro777: Dr Krecak is a modern proponent of the Anderssen's Opening <1.a3>.

Here is his game from 2009 against Nikolai Papenin at the 17th Olympiad Final board 5.

[Event "ICCF Olympiad 17 Final"]
[Site "ICCF"]
[Date "2009.09.10"]
[White "Krecak, Dr. Zvonko"]
[Black "Papenin, Nikolai"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteElo "2374"]
[BlackElo "2469"]
[ECO "A00"]

1. a3 g6 2. e4 c5 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Bc4 e6 6. O-O Nge7 7. d3 d5 8. Ba2 O-O 9. h3 b6 10. Rb1 Bb7 11. Bf4 Nd4 12. Re1 Nxf3+ 13. Qxf3 Nc6 14. Nb5 dxe4 15. dxe4 Nd4 16. Nxd4 cxd4 17. Qg3 Qc8 18. Be5 Bxe5 19. Qxe5 Qxc2 20. Qxd4 Rad8 21. Qb4 Qc7 22. Bb3 a5 23. Qb5 Rd2 24. Rbc1 Qd6 25. Rcd1 Qd4 26. Rxd2 Qxd2 27. Re2 Qc1+ 28. Kh2 Qf4+ 29. g3 Qf3 30. Bc2 Rc8 31. Qd3 Qf6 32. Bb1 Rc1 33. Kg2 Kg7 34. Ba2 Qe5 35. f3 Qc5 36. Rf2 Bc6 37. Bb3 Bb5 38. Qd2 Rb1 39. Ba2 Ra1 40. Bb3 h5 41. h4 a4 42. Bd1 e5 43. Be2 Bxe2 44. Qxe2 Rc1 45. g4 hxg4 46. fxg4 Qe7 47. Qf3

At present, the Ukrainean CC Grandmaster Nikolai Papenin, with the current rating 2729, is on the 1st position in ICCF World rankig.

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