Ivan Zaja

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Fide Id14500450
USCF Id12542098
TitleGrand Master
FederationCroatia fed
FIDE Elo2441 
Highest 2516 (March 2012)
URS Rating2380 
Born 29.Jul.1965  (Age 53)
ClubZagreb, Zagreb
 Ranking: World #1441, Europe #1079, Croatia #24
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Opening (White) Realtime (beta)Opening (Black) Realtime (beta)
Queen's gambit (19%): D37 D27 D10 D15 D11 D13French defence (22%): C19 C18 C11 C02 C00 C15
Nimzo-Indian (18%): E33 E55 E46 E47 E35 E48Queen's pawn (14%): A45 E00 D00 A46 A46 A41
Queen's pawn (18%): A45 D03 A46 D02 D02 A40Reti (11%): A07 A09 A04 A05 A06 A06
King's Indian (11%): E81 E86 E76 E94 E82 E80Ruy Lopez (8%): C65 C89 C77 C86 C68 C70
Gruenfeld defence (5%): D85 D91 D85 D82 D83 D83English (7%): A17 A20 A36 A10 A10 A15
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #26 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   100%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: +0.807 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  85.07 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
FE 18 Citta' di Padova Padova, Italy2015.12.122230
24th Croatian Team Championship- IIIA. League Centre 10-11 Zagreb, Croatia2015.11.081670
24th Croatian Team Championship- IIIA. League Centre 8-9 Zagreb, Croatia2015.10.181680
24th Croatian Team Championship- IIIA. League Centre 7 Zagreb, Croatia2015.09.131680
2rd Miljenko Medic Memorial Blitz Krapina, Croatia2015.09.061830
9th Open Hum na Sutli - Championship of Krapinsko-Zagorska Zupanija Hum Na Sutli, Croatia2015.08.281800
3rd International Rapid Tournament Busko Jezero Kazaginac, Bosnia & Herz.2015.07.191570
Djakovacki Vezovi - Memorial Tournament Matija Drlic and Kresimir Pavic Blitz Djakovo, Croatia2015.06.281660
29th International Open Tournament Pula Pula, Croatia2015.06.131920
24th Croatian Team Championship- IIIA. League Centre 5-6 Zagreb, Croatia2015.05.102010
24th Croatian Team Championship- IIIA. League Centre 3-4 Zagreb, Croatia2015.04.121970
24th Croatian Team Championship- IIIA. League Centre 1-2 Zagreb, Croatia2015.03.081980
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