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Ivan Zaja
Number of games in database: 190
Years covered: 1992 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2458 (2399 rapid, 2420 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2516

Overall record: +49 -46 =91 (50.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 4 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (17) 
    E81 E86 E84 E82 E77
 Nimzo Indian (14) 
    E32 E46 E44 E48 E52
 Slav (10) 
    D17 D15 D13 D11 D14
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D85 D83 D91
 Queen's Pawn Game (7) 
    A41 A50 A46 A40
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D35 D31 D39 D38
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (22) 
    C05 C18 C17 C16 C00
 English (12) 
    A10 A13 A14 A18 A15
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C78 C92 C77 C68
 French Winawer (9) 
    C18 C16 C17 C15
 Queen's Indian (7) 
    E17 E12 E19
 French Tarrasch (7) 
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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2000)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Ivan Cvitanovic Memorial (2001)
   Zadar Open (1997)
   Zagreb op-A (2012)
   Pula Open (2001)
   European Championship (2005)
   European Championship (2003)

   🏆 29th TCh-CRO Div 1a
   I Zaja vs R Markus (Oct-03-21) 0-1
   I Zaja vs H Stevic (Jan-26-16) 1/2-1/2
   I Zaja vs Z Jovanovic (Jan-09-16) 1/2-1/2
   E Dizdarevic vs I Zaja (Jan-07-16) 1/2-1/2
   I Zaja vs F Sonis (Dec-18-15) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-29-1965, 57 years old) Croatia

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GM in 2001. Croatian champion in 2000 and 2001. Played in the 2000 olympiad (1st reserve) and in European Team Ch 2001 (board 4).

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 194  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Sulava vs I Zaja  ½-½301992CRO-chTA04 Reti Opening
2. I Zaja vs V Putanec  1-0371993CRO-chE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
3. S Sale vs I Zaja  ½-½581993Solin 1stA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
4. I Zaja vs Romanishin  0-1491993CROE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
5. I Zaja vs N Sulava  0-1551994CRO-chA56 Benoni Defense
6. I Zaja vs S Sale  ½-½551995Mravinci-AA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
7. H Stevic vs I Zaja  1-0391995Mravinci-AC02 French, Advance
8. Kurajica vs I Zaja  ½-½541996Solin 4thA46 Queen's Pawn Game
9. S Kosanski vs I Zaja  0-1321996CRO Team ChC02 French, Advance
10. S Sale vs I Zaja  0-1471996Solin 4thC00 French Defense
11. J Gallagher vs I Zaja  1-0451996Cannes opC05 French, Tarrasch
12. S Sale vs I Zaja  ½-½461996CRO-chD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. I Zaja vs S Sale  1-0571996CRO-chTE89 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox Main line
14. I Zaja vs Romanishin  0-1241997Kastel Stari opE44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
15. Kurajica vs I Zaja  ½-½421997Solin 5thD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
16. N Sulava vs I Zaja  0-1431997Nova Gorica op 2ndD02 Queen's Pawn Game
17. I Zaja vs I Nataf  0-1451997Solin 5thD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. S Sale vs I Zaja  ½-½101997Zagreb opC01 French, Exchange
19. I Zaja vs N Sulava  ½-½351997CRO-chTC10 French
20. I Zaja vs M Grabarczyk  ½-½481997European Team ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. R Mantovani vs I Zaja  1-0251997European Team ChampionshipC17 French, Winawer, Advance
22. P Roberts vs I Zaja  0-1461997European Team ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
23. I Zaja vs Pelletier  ½-½391997European Team ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
24. M Manninen vs I Zaja  ½-½691997European Team ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. I Zaja vs E Bursic  1-0331997Zadar OpenA80 Dutch
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  Tabanus: GM Ivan ┼Żaja, Croatia, born 29 July 1965. Current rating 2449,

Rating peak 2513 in 2000. GM in 2001. Croatian champion in 2000 and 2001. Played in the 2000 olympiad (1st reserve) and in European Team Ch 2001 (board 4).

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Nov-26-10  BIDMONFA: Ivan Zaja

ZAJA, Ivan

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