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Davorin Komljenovic
D Komljenovic 

Number of games in database: 1,298
Years covered: 1971 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2356 (2383 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2512
Overall record: +675 -282 =326 (65.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 15 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (95) 
    E60 E92 E69 E67 E97
 English (52) 
    A10 A16 A13 A17 A14
 English, 1 c4 e5 (48) 
    A29 A21 A20 A25 A22
 Queen's Pawn Game (44) 
    A40 A41 A46 E00 D02
 Modern Benoni (41) 
    A57 A70 A58 A59 A67
 Semi-Slav (36) 
    D43 D44 D45 D49
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (234) 
    B22 B76 B25 B53 B90
 Sicilian Dragon (54) 
    B76 B77 B78 B72 B70
 Queen's Pawn Game (46) 
    A46 D02 A45 D00 A40
 King's Indian (46) 
    E60 E97 E92 E80 E98
 Modern Benoni (34) 
    A57 A56 A59 A61 A66
 Benko Gambit (27) 
    A57 A59
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Komljenovic vs N A Legky, 1995 1-0
   A Ortiz Fernandez-Vega vs D Komljenovic, 2005 0-1
   Rafael Delgado Fuentes vs D Komljenovic, 2000 0-1
   E Ubilava vs D Komljenovic, 2005 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Benasque Open (1999)
   St. Ingbert Open (1987)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   Nereto Open (1998)
   Baden-Baden Open (1987)
   Bad Mergentheim Open (1988)
   Moratalaz Open (2001)
   Torcy Open-A (1991)
   Seville Open (2001)
   Metz Open (2001)
   Mislata Open (1993)
   San Sebastian Open (1991)
   Copenhagen Open (1989)
   Seville Open (1993)
   Ibercaja Open (1993)

   🏆 World Senior 65+
   V Okhotnik vs D Komljenovic (Nov-15-17) 1-0
   D Komljenovic vs A Vaisser (Nov-27-16) 1/2-1/2
   J Valmana Canto vs D Komljenovic (Dec-20-15) 1/2-1/2
   J Torres Sanchez vs D Komljenovic (Dec-19-15) 1-0
   D Komljenovic vs C Garcia Fernandez (Dec-19-15) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-01-1944, 79 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Croatia)

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Grandmaster. IM in 1984, GM in 1991. ICC: prettychess. Tournament wins (later years): Villa de Benasque Open 1999 (2645 performance), Pablo Gorbea Memorial 2001, Nice Open 2003 and Sevilla Open 2006. He tied for share of 2nd-3rd with Gennadij Timoscenko at the 21st World Seniors Championship (2011) behind Vladimir Okhotnik (trailing the top finisher by 1/2 point who led with 9/11).

References / Sources

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Last updated: 2022-04-08 13:35:47

 page 1 of 52; games 1-25 of 1,298  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Deze vs D Komljenovic  0-1301971PortorozE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
2. I Nemet vs D Komljenovic  1-0431972Yugoslav ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
3. D Komljenovic vs A Matanovic  0-1511972Yugoslav ChampionshipC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
4. J Rukavina vs D Komljenovic  ½-½501972Yugoslav ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
5. D Komljenovic vs Matulovic  0-1241972Yugoslav ChampionshipB25 Sicilian, Closed
6. D Marovic vs D Komljenovic  1-0351972Yugoslav ChampionshipE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
7. D Komljenovic vs L Masic  0-1371972Yugoslav ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. P Ostojic vs D Komljenovic  1-0411972Yugoslav ChampionshipB57 Sicilian
9. D Komljenovic vs J Sofrevski  0-1401972Yugoslav ChampionshipB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
10. Ivkov vs D Komljenovic  1-0391972Yugoslav ChampionshipE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
11. D Komljenovic vs E Bukic  1-0541972Yugoslav ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. Ljubojevic vs D Komljenovic  1-0331972Yugoslav ChampionshipA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
13. D Komljenovic vs Parma  0-1261972Yugoslav ChampionshipB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. Velimirovic vs D Komljenovic  1-0401972Yugoslav ChampionshipB57 Sicilian
15. D Komljenovic vs A Planinc  1-0421972Yugoslav ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
16. S Cvetkovic vs D Komljenovic  ½-½491972Yugoslav ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
17. D Komljenovic vs D Minic  1-0401972Yugoslav ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
18. Janosevic vs D Komljenovic  1-0351972Yugoslav ChampionshipB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
19. B Kurajica vs D Komljenovic  1-0661972Yugoslav ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
20. D Komljenovic vs M Vukic  ½-½111972Yugoslav ChampionshipB02 Alekhine's Defense
21. D Komljenovic vs L Cserna  0-1711984Kamen Piskov mem 4thE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
22. D Komljenovic vs P Orev  1-0361984Kamen Piskov mem 4thE00 Queen's Pawn Game
23. D Komljenovic vs Todor Nikolov  1-0291984Kamen Piskov mem 4thD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. D Komljenovic vs I Donev  1-0721984Kamen Piskov mem 4thD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. D Komljenovic vs D Ilievski  1-0411984Kamen Piskov mem 4thD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 52; games 1-25 of 1,298  PGN Download
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Jun-15-05  capablancakarpov: An interesting article ( in Spanish ) about Darko Kolmjenovic and other chess survivors.

Jun-15-05  capablancakarpov: And this is victory about Topalov, referred in the article:

D Komljenovic vs Topalov, 1992

Jun-19-06  BIDMONFA: Davor Komljenovic


May-05-09  PhilFeeley: <capablancakarpov> Small English summary of this story here:

(about 2/3 of the way down the page). The IHT link doesn't seem to work.

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  Tabanus: GM Davorin Komljenovic, Croatia, born 1 July 1944. Now rated 2440,

IM in 1984, GM in 1991. ICC: prettychess. Tournament wins (later years):

Villa de Benasque Open 1999 (2645 performance)
Pablo Gorbea Memorial 2001
Nice Open 2003
Sevilla Open 2006

Pictures: http://www.ajedrezparquesuralbacete...

Winner yesterday of a blitz event in Valencia:

Living in Spain (Valencia), he rarely goes to a tournament without bringing a guitar and an amplifier! Watch him play:

Nov-19-11  brankat: Seems to be a late bloomer :-)
Jun-18-13  csmath: The following game ought to be added to this guy here:

Komljenovic,Davorin - Sanchez,Jorge Almeyra [D85]
San Sebastian Open, 1993

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 Bg7 4.Nc3 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.e4 Nxc3 7.bxc3 c5 8.Rb1 0–0 9.Be2 cxd4 10.cxd4 Qa5+ 11.Bd2 Qxa2 12.0–0 Bg4 13.Bg5 h6 14.Bh4 Qe6 15.h3 [15.Rxb7 Qxe4 16.Rxe7 Qd5] 15...Bxf3 16.Bxf3 Qd7 17.d5 Na6 18.Qe2 Nc5 19.e5 e6 20.Rfd1 exd5 21.Bxd5 Qf5? 22.Be7 Rfc8 23.Qe3 Na4?! 24.e6? [24.Bf6! Bxf6 25.exf6 Qxf6 26.Rxb7 Rf8 27.Qe4!! Nc5?! 28.Rxf7 Rxf7 29.Bxf7+] 24...Nc3 25.exf7+ Kh7 26.Be6 Nxd1 27.Rxd1 Qc2 28.Rf1 Rc7 29.Bd6 Rc6 30.Be7 Qc3? 31.Qxc3 Rxc3 32.Rd1? Bf8 33.Rd7 Rc1+ 34.Kh2 Re1 35.Bxf8 Rxf8 36.Bc4 Rb1 37.h4 Rb4 38.Rc7 Rxc4? 39.Rxc4 Rxf7 40.Rc8 b6 41.Rb8 Kg7 42.Kg3 Kf6 43.Kg4 Rc7 44.h5 Rc4+ 45.f4 gxh5+ 46.Kxh5 Rxf4 47.g3 Rf5+ 48.Kxh6 Rg5 49.Rf8+ Ke7 50.Rf3 Rg8 51.Kh5 Kd6 52.g4 a5 53.g5 Kc5 54.g6 a4 55.Kh6 b5 56.g7 b4 57.Rf8 Rxg7 58.Kxg7 b3 59.Kf6 a3 60.Ke5 a2 61.Ra8 Kc4 62.Kd6 b2 63.Rxa2 b1Q 64.Ra4+ Kb5 65.Rd4 Qg6+ 66.Ke5 Kc5 67.Rd5+ Kc6 68.Rd4 Qg7+ 69.Ke4 Qg5 70.Rd3 Qg4+ 71.Ke5 Qe2+ 72.Kd4 Qe6 73.Rc3+ Kd6 74.Rd3 Qg4+ 75.Kc3+ Ke5 76.Kd2 Qb4+ 77.Ke2 Qb2+ 78.Kf3 Qh2 79.Re3+ Kf5 80.Rd3 Qf4+ 81.Ke2 Ke4 82.Rd2 Qf3+ 83.Ke1 Qh1+ 84.Kf2 Qb1 85.Re2+ Kf4 86.Kg2 Qd1 87.Rf2+ Kg4 88.Kh2 Qe1 89.Kg2 Qe4+ 90.Kh2 Kh4 91.Rg2 Qf4+ 92.Kg1 Kh3 93.Re2 Qd4+ 94.Kf1 Kg3 95.Re3+ Kf4 96.Re8 Qc4+ 97.Kf2 Qc5+ 98.Ke1 Kf3 99.Kd2 Qb4+ 100.Kc1 Qa3+ 101.Kb1 Qd6 102.Rc8 Qb4+ 103.Kc1 Qf4+ 104.Kc2 Qb4 105.Kc1 Qa3+ 106.Kc2 Qa4+ 107.Kb2 Qb5+ 108.Kc1 Qg5+ 109.Kb2 ½–½

It is more or less circus but because it is theoretically important, it does belong here.

Jul-01-17  bubuli55: Happy Birthday! GM Komljenovic. 73 yrs old today.

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