am 51 years old, married, with two daughters Maja (23)
and Nina (21) and live in a small village 25 km away
from Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. By profession I
am a software application project manager.
chess career began relatively late at my 18’s. I played
OTB (over the board) chess and became a Candidate Master
at my 23’s. I also tried myself in correspondence chess
and won some middle class tournaments in former
Yugoslavia. After 10 years of playing I had to take a
long break at chess because of family and professional
came back to wonderful world of chess in 1996 and played
in some international open tournaments in Slovenia. In
the tournament “Ljubljana Open 1999” I achieved a norm
for IM title in OTB chess and for this result I was
awarded with the title of “Slovenian National Master”.
My noticeable results are a win against Grandmaster
Drazen Sermek and a draw against Grandmaster Evgeny
Sveshnikov. My current ELO in OTB is 2204. You can see
my 10 best OTB games at:
comeback in correspondence chess happened in year 2000.
In 2003 I became the champion of Slovenia in email chess
with the score 8,5 (10). I played on board 6 for
Slovenian team in 15th Olympiad preliminaries
and finished with the score 9 (10), achieving my first
norms for IM and SIM. In the international team
tournament “Rochade 5171” I played for Europe team on
board 6 and finished with the result 11 (14) and got my
second norms for IM and SIM and my first GM norm. My
correspondence rating is 2519 but it will increase to
2550 after current period.
am a vice-president of Slovenian Council for
Correspondence Chess and a webmaster of our official
webpage “CORRESPONDENCE CHESS IN SLOVENIA”: