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Dejan Pikula
Number of games in database: 284
Years covered: 1990 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2435 (2458 rapid, 2342 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2576

Overall record: +93 -63 =128 (55.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (60) 
    B48 B30 B90 B32 B45
 French Defense (15) 
    C11 C10 C00 C13 C12
 Sicilian Taimanov (13) 
    B48 B45
 Giuoco Piano (12) 
    C53 C50
 French (11) 
    C11 C13 C00 C10 C12
 King's Indian Attack (10) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (42) 
    B43 B42 B40 B41 B27
 Sicilian Kan (27) 
    B43 B42 B41
 Slav (16) 
    D17 D10 D11 D18 D15
 Queen's Indian (14) 
    E15 E12 E16 E17 E14
 Queen's Pawn Game (11) 
    A46 A45 A41 D02 A40
 Nimzo Indian (9) 
    E20 E47 E54 E46 E42
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Pikula vs A C Doudin, 2001 1-0
   D Pikula vs B Kalezic, 2001 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Yugoslav Championship (2001)
   Christmas Open Masters (2009)
   Serbia and Montenegro Championship (2005)
   Swiss Championship (2001)
   Zuerich Open (2004)
   European Championship (2009)
   European Team Championship (2009)

   🏆 IM ASK 8
   D Pikula vs M Lu (Mar-10-22) 1-0
   B Zlatanovic vs D Pikula (Feb-20-22) 1/2-1/2
   M Lu vs D Pikula (Feb-15-22) 1/2-1/2
   B Zlatanovic vs D Pikula (Dec-22-21) 1/2-1/2
   M Markovic vs D Pikula (Aug-06-21) 0-1

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(born Jul-31-1969, 53 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)

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Grandmaster (2002) and FIDE Trainer (2017). ICC: Kipi

Champion (shared) of Yugoslavia in 2001. Placed 3rd in 2002. Played for Yugoslavia in the 2002 olympiad. Serbian vice champion 2006 (he lost the playoff to GM Branko Damljanovic). Champion of Central Serbia 2007. Played for Serbia II in the European Team Ch 2009.

Last updated: 2018-07-31 08:39:38

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 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 360  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Nikcevic vs D Pikula  ½-½581990YUG-chT FLD85 Grunfeld
2. S Ionov vs D Pikula  ½-½261991Katowice opA48 King's Indian
3. D Pikula vs M Lazic  0-1341991Yugoslav ChampionshipC55 Two Knights Defense
4. S Kovacevic vs D Pikula  1-0761991Yugoslav ChampionshipA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
5. Z Arsovic vs D Pikula  ½-½91991Yugoslav ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
6. D Pikula vs V Sandic  ½-½131991Yugoslav ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. R Bakic vs D Pikula  ½-½291991Yugoslav ChampionshipA55 Old Indian, Main line
8. D Pikula vs G Laketic  ½-½821991Yugoslav ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
9. S Marinkovic vs D Pikula  ½-½101991Yugoslav ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
10. D Pikula vs T Matkovic  ½-½761991Yugoslav ChampionshipC55 Two Knights Defense
11. P Nikac vs D Pikula  ½-½301991Yugoslav ChampionshipB83 Sicilian
12. I Raicevic vs D Pikula  ½-½401991Yugoslav ChampionshipA25 English
13. D Pikula vs G Arsovic  ½-½81991Yugoslav ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. D Pikula vs J Petronic  1-0741991Yugoslav ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
15. Z Vukovic vs D Pikula  ½-½91991Yugoslav ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
16. A Kovacevic vs D Pikula  0-1441993YUG-Cup 36thB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
17. D Pikula vs Matulovic  1-0391994YUG-ch sfB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. D Pikula vs M Markovic  0-1341994YUG-chTB56 Sicilian
19. M Aleksic vs D Pikula  ½-½321995YUG-ch sfB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. D Pikula vs V Vujosevic  ½-½281995YUG-chTC53 Giuoco Piano
21. D Pikula vs Timoshenko  0-1541995Tivat opB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
22. T Henrichs vs D Pikula  0-1451996Biel MTO opE88 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6
23. D Pikula vs D Mozetic  ½-½281996YUG-ch PodgoricaB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
24. D Pikula vs Smagin  1-0371996Biel MTO opC55 Two Knights Defense
25. D Pikula vs Djordje Gajic  1-0601996YUG-chTC55 Two Knights Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-07-05  Eastfrisian: This player must be Dejan Pikula from Serbia and Montenegro. He is born on 31.07.1969.
Jul-31-06  BIDMONFA: Dejan Pikula


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  Tabanus: GM Dejan Pikula, Serbia, born 31 July 1969. Now rated 2541,

GM in 2002. Rating peak 2576 in Oct. 2008. ICC: Kipi

Champion (shared) of Yugoslavia in 2001. Placed 3rd in 2002. Played for Yugoslavia in the 2002 olympiad (2nd reserve).

Serbian vice champion 2006 (he lost the playoff to GM Branko Damljanovic). Champion of Central Serbia 2007. Shared 3rd in the Serbian Championship 2008, shared 4th in 2009. Played for Serbia II in the European Team Ch 2009 (board 3).

Biography: (in Dutch)


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  technical draw: It's Dejan Pikula all over again.
Apr-08-13  TheFocus: Has the odd nickname of Mustard.
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  Gregor Samsa Mendel: <TheFocus: Has the odd nickname of Mustard.>

Which explains why he's a GM at Clue as well as chess; he was in the same cadet class as Mortimer.

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