• "Chess makes man wiser
    and clear-sighted."
    Vladimir Putin
  • "Chess is the gymnasium of the mind."
    Blaise Pascal
  • "Chess is something more than a game. It is an intellectual diversion which has certain artistic qualities and many scientific elements."
    Jose Capablanca
  • "Chess is a game which reflects most honor on human wit."
    Francois-Marie Voltaire
  • "Thank you, darling, for learning to play chess. It is an absolute necessity for any well organized family."
    Alexander Pushkin
    (in a letter to his wife)
  • "Chess, like love, like music, has the power to make man happy."
    Siegbert Tarrasch

About me

My name is Boroljub Zlatanovic, IM and a professional chess trainer from Serbia. No matter whether you play chess out of love or you are a beginner, an amateur or you play to become a professional, I will help you…

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Lessons

As is known, the chess game is divided into the following phases: the chess opening, the middle-game and the endgame. It is clear that if you want to be a successful chess player, you have to play well through every…

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  • Excellent performance at the First league of central Serbia

    At just finished  First league of central Serbia I played on the third board for my club “Radnicki – Vodovod”. I played some very interesting games in my style, patiently, not risky, as I always prefer in team competitions. Result…

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  • Good performance at Open Championship of Macedonia

    I have participated in Open Championship of Macedonia, which was held since July 16th to July 24th in wonderful city of Struga, placed on amazing Ohrid Lake. I started with four wins, and in next five games I scored 5…

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  • Certified FIDE Trainer!

    In March 2016. FIDE confirmed I obtained title “FIDE Trainer”. Seminar was held in Jagodina, Serbia, 6-8th November, 2015. FIDE confirmed I successfully passed exams and finally verified FIDE Trainer title in March 2016! My licence is valid until 2016,…

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  • Open Karpos, Skopje, 2016

    At  April the 1st will start amazing open tournament “Open Karpos”. Tournament “Open Karpos” will take place in Skopje, capital of Macedonia. I will participate together with some friends and with one of my the most prosperous students, Sander Bachaus from…

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  • Central Serbia first league

    Since Sept 13th to Sept 21 Central Serbia fist league would be held in City of Kraljevo. Actually, this is Serbian second league. I will play on the first board for my club, “Radnicki – Vodovod 2”. This is very…

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  • Official ICC Vendor

    Since August 2014 I am an Official ICC Vendor. This will be great chance for me and my carrer… ICC is one of most respectable and most popular chess sites. There You can find many interesting things. For more informations…

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  • Serbian first league

    Since Aug 30th to Sept 9th, Serbian First league will be held at Palic Lake, near Subotica. My club, “Radnicki – Vodovod”, Kragujevac will try to take its first title. Club would be best ranked, leaded by Hungarian young genius…

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  • Open “Karpos” 2014

    In Open “Karpos” I played freestyle, sharper than ever, and some very interesting games were producted… Especially in last two rounds. Final score was 5.5 out of 9, not so bad, but not sufficient for taking a prize. Open “Karpos”…

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  • “Zanosh 2” IM tournament

    In October 2013 I have participated international tournament “Zanosh 2”. Without serious problems, playing very well I shared first place and took second IM norm. http://www.chess-results.com/tnr113054.aspx?lan=1&art=4&fed=SRB&flag=30&wi=821

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  • First international tournament “Radnicki – Vodovod”

    In March I have participated International tournament “Radnicki – Vodovod”. I started very well, scoring 3.5 out of 4 and later playing more carefully I made 5 draws in row, which was enough for getting last IM-norm! In last two…

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  • Karpos Open 2013 in Skopje, Macedonia

    In March I have participated very well organized tournament “Open Karpos” in Skopje. There were many good players and spectators enjoyed watching sharp battles. I have played many interesting games including easily made draws against best rated Croatian player Hrvoje…

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  • Rapid tournament “Karpos” in Skopje, Macedonia

    I opened 2013 participating strong Christmas Rapid Tournament “Karpos” in Skopje, Macedonia. I played very well and without losing finaly shared the 2nd place. I played many interested games including a victory against strong Macedonian grandmaster Trajko Nedev and a…

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