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Mladen Palac
Number of games in database: 752
Years covered: 1988 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2529 (2568 rapid, 2575 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2618

Overall record: +228 -100 =403 (58.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 21 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (133) 
    B90 B42 B47 B33 B30
 Ruy Lopez (80) 
    C67 C78 C84 C65 C92
 French Defense (40) 
    C10 C07 C18 C05 C11
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (36) 
    C84 C92 C99 C96 C95
 Caro-Kann (26) 
    B12 B18 B17 B10 B19
 Sicilian Najdorf (24) 
    B90 B92 B91
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (131) 
    B90 B22 B80 B51 B92
 Queen's Pawn Game (45) 
    E00 D02 E10 A45 D00
 Sicilian Najdorf (45) 
    B90 B92 B91 B97 B94
 Nimzo Indian (38) 
    E46 E32 E21 E58 E20
 Queen's Gambit Declined (29) 
    D38 D39 D30 D35 D31
 Queen's Indian (25) 
    E15 E12 E14 E17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Emms vs M Palac, 1990 0-1
   M Palac vs Ftacnik, 1998 1/2-1/2
   M Palac vs S Djuraev, 2012 1-0
   M Palac vs B Filipovic, 2006 1-0
   M Palac vs A Santos, 2000 1-0
   M Tratar vs M Palac, 2012 0-1
   M Palac vs Pavasovic, 2000 1-0
   M Palac vs D de Graaf, 2011 1-0
   M Palac vs E Berg, 2012 1-0
   M Palac vs V Malaniuk, 1997 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   EUR-chT (Men) 11th (1997)
   European Team Championship (2005)
   Gibraltar Masters (2003)
   European Team Championship (1999)
   Pula Open (2001)
   Zagreb op-A (2012)
   Metz Open (2001)
   European Championship (2006)
   European Championship (2005)
   Turin Olympiad (2006)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2012)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   European Championship (2018)
   European Championship (2014)
   Karpos Open (2015)

   🏆 Tournament of Peace
   M Palac vs H Stevic (Oct-09-21) 1/2-1/2
   Kurajica vs M Palac (Sep-30-21) 1/2-1/2
   Deac vs M Palac (May-27-21) 1-0
   M Palac vs Deac (May-26-21) 1/2-1/2
   B Csonka vs M Palac (Aug-30-20) 1/2-1/2

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(born Feb-18-1971, 51 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Croatia)

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This FIDE Trainer and Grandmaster was the winner of Biel 1998. He was Croatian Champion in 2001, 2004 and 2012.

Wikipedia article: Mladen Palac

Last updated: 2019-02-18 04:14:40

 page 1 of 36; games 1-25 of 887  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Akopian vs M Palac  ½-½291988Belgrade GMA opE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
2. Danilidis vs M Palac  0-1241988Balkaniad U20B33 Sicilian
3. M Palac vs Danilidis  1-0711988Balkaniad U20B33 Sicilian
4. V Kovacevic vs M Palac  1-0451989VinkovciD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Dardha vs M Palac  ½-½431989BalkaniadB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
6. N Sulava vs M Palac  1-0321989Cannes opE00 Queen's Pawn Game
7. M Palac vs G Andruet  1-0511989Cannes OpenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. N Ristic vs M Palac  0-1431989Chianciano OpenE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
9. S Martinovic vs M Palac  0-1291989Chianciano OpenB30 Sicilian
10. M Palac vs G Andruet 1-0401989Chianciano OpenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. S Mariotti vs M Palac  ½-½301989Chianciano OpenE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
12. J Emms vs M Palac  0-1321990Toulouse opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
13. M Palac vs I Stohl  1-0331990Rimavska SobotaB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. M Palac vs Haba  ½-½161990BohemiansC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. I Rogers vs M Palac  ½-½91990BohemiansD02 Queen's Pawn Game
16. M Palac vs Kupreichik  0-1381990Rimavska SobotaC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
17. M Palac vs J Lechtynsky 0-1241990Rimavska SobotaB08 Pirc, Classical
18. Plachetka vs M Palac  1-0361990Rimavska SobotaD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
19. E Leriche vs M Palac  ½-½221990BordeauxD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Korchnoi vs M Palac 1-0541990Val MaubueeE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
21. A Kovacevic vs M Palac  1-0251990Pula tt2B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
22. M Palac vs W Schmidt  ½-½741990BohemiansC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
23. L Chiong Zacarias Romero vs M Palac  0-1631990Aosta OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
24. M Palac vs S Sarno  1-0571990Aosta OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
25. M Palac vs Van der Sterren  0-1321990Aosta OpenB19 Caro-Kann, Classical
 page 1 of 36; games 1-25 of 887  PGN Download
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May-06-07  dark dario: this men really understand chess but as i can see he mess up many winning positions maybe he has problem with time trouble
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  Tabanus: GM Mladen Palac, Croatia, born 18 February 1971. Current rating 2576,

GM in 1993. Winner in Biel 1998. Croatia champion 2001, 2004 and 2008. Played in the 1996 (2nd reserve), 2006 (board 2) and 2008 (board 1) olympiads, and in World Team Ch 1997 (board 3). Placed 3rd in European Blitz Ch 2006. Rating peaks 2610 in 1999 and 2605 in 2001.


Biography: (in Polish)

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  Tabanus: Placed 3rd in the 25th Schwarzacher Open (Austria) 21-29 August 2010:

Feb-07-12  Calar: Recently won Croatian Championshp of 2012:

CRO-ch 12th (2012)

Jul-12-12  BIDMONFA: Mladen Palac

PALAC, Mladen

Jul-12-12  Calar: Winner of Croatian individual championship, with games here:

CRO-ch 12th (2012)

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  Penguincw: Congrats to Mladen Palac for his performance at the Bosna Open. Overall, he scored 7/9 (+5,-0,=4) as he started with 3 wins, then 3 draws, a win, a draw and then another win to finish in a 5-way tie for 1st (3rd overall).

He entered the tournament rated 2561, but gained 7.2 points and is now at 2576.2 (2569 is his June rating).

Feb-18-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM and Player of the Day Mladen Palac.
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  TheAlchemist: Rule of Thumb, Under My Thumb would be possible puns for GotD. Or maybe something with inch.
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  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to the 3-time Croatian champion GM Palac!
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  ketchuplover: 9 move draw today. shame on ye!
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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to GM Palac!

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