Slavko Dedić
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Dedić with trophy, Cetinje, 2010.
Full nameSlavko Dedić
CountryMontenegro
Born (1979-03-25) March 25, 1979 (age 41)
Podgorica, Montenegro, SFR Yugoslavia
TitleMaster Candidate (2002)
FIDE rating(No. 54913 on the February 2017 FIDE ratings list) [1]

Slavko Dedić is a Montenegrin chess player. He participated in dozens international tournaments, including the European Championship 2009. Dedić is a member of Chess club "Šahmatik" from Budva. In 2014, Slavko Dedić became a national chess referee.[2]

Career

Slavko Dedić, 2007
Dedić walking in Podgorica Downtown, 2014

During his childhood, Slavko Dedić was a swimmer, awarded at 1986 Sutomore Swimming school. But, at the age of 14, Dedić started playing chess, and participated in his first tournament, the Labour Championship of Podgorica 1997.[3] At the Montenegrin individual Championship 2002 in Nikšić, Slavko Dedić won the FIDE Master Candidate title. From 2002 to 2005, Slavko Dedić was a member of Chess Club "Zeta" from Golubovci. In 2005, Dedić made a transfer from "Zeta" to "Šahmatik" (Budva).

During his professional career, Dedić played 643 games on national and international level. He won 204 games, with 75 draws and 364 losses.[4] Dedić participated on 10th European Individual Chess Championship 2009 in Budva.[5] At the International tournament "Belgrade Trophy 2011" in Obrenovac, Slavko Dedić made his notable victory against famous French chess player Arnaud Payen.[6]

One year later, Slavko Dedić made the most significant result in his career, during the Second Montenegrin League in Andrijevica. As a member of the second-placed Chess Club "Šahmatik", he won six matches, with two draws and without a loss.[7] With seven points, he was the best player of the tournament.

In 2014, Dedić competed on prestigious "Spring Open Tour" in Belgrade, with huge media interest.[8][9][10] And 2014 is remembered as a period in which Dedić made personal yearly record of played tournaments and matches. At the same year, Dedić became the national chess referee in Montenegro.

During his career, Slavko Dedić played 546 games against domestic players. Except players from Montenegro, Slavko Dedić played 97 matches against various opponents from 14 different European countries. Most successful results, Slavko Dedić made on tournaments which hosted Montenegrin town Andrijevica.

Career record

Score by competitions

Since he became FIDE Master candidate at 2003, Slavko Dedić played tournaments on various competition levels.

Level G W D L Wpct Ppct
European championship
11
2
2
7
18%
27%
Championship of Montenegro
54
11
9
34
20%
29%
Montenegrin Cup
18
7
2
9
39%
44%
'First Montenegrin League
8
3
1
4
38%
44%
Second Montenegrin League
22
12
4
6
55%
64%
Other
577
181
63
333
31%
37%
Overall 690 216 81 393 31% 37%

* W = wins; D = Draws; L = Losses; Wpct = Winning percentage; Ppct = Earned points percentage

Score by years

Year Tournaments Games W D L Wpct Ppct
2003 2 12 2 2 8 17% 25%
2004 2 13 4 2 7 31% 38%
2005 - - - - - - -
2006 2 14 3 1 10 21% 25%
2007 4 33 10 7 16 30% 41%
2008 5 41 13 10 18 32% 44%
2009 8 63 19 10 34 30% 38%
2010 6 37 10 6 21 27% 35%
2011 2 10 2 1 7 20% 25%
2012 6 52 20 5 27 38% 43%
2013 11 93 25 8 60 27% 31%
2014 13 130 47 7 86 36% 39%
2015 11 83 22 9 52 26% 32%
2016 11 99 37 11 51 37% 43%
2017 2 10 2 2 6 20% 30%
Overall 85 690 216 81 393 31% 37%

Source:[11]

Refereeing

At the end of 2014, Slavko Dedić gained status of chess referee by Chess Federation of Montenegro. His debut as a referee occurred in June 2016, at "7th October" blitz tournament in Podgorica.[12]

Awards and accomplishments

Club

ŠK Šahmatik

  • Second Montenegrin League (2): silver - 2013, bronze - 2014

Individual

Second Montenegrin League

  • Best player (1): 2012

Private life

Slavko Dedić with pug, 2017

As a notable jurist in Podgorica, Slavko Dedić worked in Podgorica Magistrate Court, but also as a main law consultant in the Gender equality office of Montenegro. During the 2013, Dedić was a candidate for inspector in Montenegrin Special police unity.[13] But, because of busyness within his chess career, Dedić decided to leave his law duties. Spending his free time in long walks, Dedić especially likes dogs and talking about rhinos. He is known as a big fan of cappuccino, too.

References

  1. ^ "Slavko Dedić official profile on FIDE". FIDE.
  2. ^ "Seminar za šahovske sudije, note 13 - Slavko Dedić". Chess Federation of Montenegro.
  3. ^ "Talenti koji obećavaju: Mladi Dedić sanja profesionalne nastupe". Mjesečni magazin "Crnogorski šah" (4): 5. October 23, 1998.
  4. ^ "Slavko Dedić career statistics". FIDE.
  5. ^ "List of participants - European Championship 2009". Chessdom.
  6. ^ "Dedic vs. Payen 1:0 (game)". FIDE.
  7. ^ "Slavko Dedić game database". FIDE.
  8. ^ "Dedić osvojio četiri boda u Beogradu / Dedić won four points in Belgrade". www.cafemontenegro.com. CafeMontenegro.
  9. ^ "Dedić osvojio četiri boda na turniru u Beogradu". Montenegrin Radio - Television.
  10. ^ "Crnogorski šahista nastup u Beogradu okončao u sredini tabele / Montenegrin player in the middle of the table". Daily newspaper "Pobjeda".
  11. ^ "Slavko Dedić individual calculation and results on tournaments". FIDE.
  12. ^ "1. Blic turnir ŠK "7. oktobar" - 2016". FIDE.
  13. ^ "Veljovićeva žena hoće da postane SAJ-ovka". CdM. CafeMontenegro.