• "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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  • Another great result in European Individual Chess Championship

    In March 2019, I have participated European Individual Chess Championship which was held in Skopje. Scoring 6/11 and earning 12 ELO points is great, but I had chances to fight even for more, having 4/6. Still, I must be satisfied…

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  • Great results on European Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship

    I have participated in European Rapid and Blitz chess Championship, which took place in Skopje. After four days of tense competing on high level results finally were great. I scored 14/22 in Blitz and 9/13 in Rapid, finishing 38th in…

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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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