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Dragoljub Janosevic
Number of games in database: 464
Years covered: 1946 to 1989

Overall record: +129 -169 =165 (45.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (100) 
    B93 B32 B47 B59 B43
 Ruy Lopez (32) 
    C71 C95 C78 C63 C67
 Sicilian Najdorf (28) 
    B93 B92 B95 B94 B96
 Vienna Opening (17) 
    C29 C28
 French Defense (17) 
    C03 C05 C09 C04 C10
 Sicilian Taimanov (12) 
    B47 B48 B46
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (79) 
    B47 B85 B48 B44 B30
 Sicilian Taimanov (31) 
    B47 B48 B49
 King's Indian (26) 
    E67 E62 E87 E60 E92
 Modern Benoni (20) 
    A56 A79 A76 A57 A77
 Sicilian Scheveningen (14) 
    B85 B82 B81 B84
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C78 C63 C85 C96 C97
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Tagirov vs Janosevic, 1953 0-1
   Janosevic vs Botvinnik, 1969 1-0
   Janosevic vs Fischer, 1967 1-0
   A Matanovic vs Janosevic, 1953 0-1
   Janosevic vs Jansa, 1966 1-0
   Tal vs Janosevic, 1966 0-1
   Z Mestrovic vs Janosevic, 1967 0-1
   Janosevic vs Petrosian, 1954 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Skopje (1967)
   Lone Pine (1978)
   Lone Pine (1979)

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(born Jul-08-1923, died May-20-1993, 69 years old) Yugoslavia

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Dragoljub Janosevic became an International Master in 1964 and earned the grandmaster title the following year. In the 1950's and 1960's he played several times in the final of the Yugoslav Championship, and in international events during this period he scored victories over World Champions Robert James Fischer, Mikhail Tal, and Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian. However, he was never able to string enough first-class results together to join the ranks of the world's elite.

Wikipedia article: Dragoljub Janošević

Last updated: 2017-01-30 09:55:41

 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 464  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Janosevic vs Mihajlo Markovic  0-1281946YUG-ch Semifinal EastA04 Reti Opening
2. J Fajer vs Janosevic  1-0481947YUG-ch Semifinal WestA15 English
3. Janosevic vs D Andric 1-0581949YUG-ch 4th 1948/49C78 Ruy Lopez
4. D Djaja vs Janosevic  1-0471949YUG-ch 4th 1948/49B05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
5. Janosevic vs Gligoric  0-1311949YUG-ch 4th 1948/49B59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
6. Janosevic vs Puc  0-1341949YUG-chB33 Sicilian
7. B Tot vs Janosevic  0-1361949YUG-chB59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
8. Janosevic vs B Kostic  ½-½521949YUG-chC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
9. Janosevic vs Gligoric  0-1601949YUG-chC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
10. Janosevic vs B Simonovic  0-1451951YUG-ch 6thC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. Janosevic vs M Vidmar Jr  1-0461951YUG-ch 6thB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
12. L Majstorovic vs Janosevic  0-1471951YUG-ch 6thB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
13. A Matanovic vs Janosevic  1-0321951YUG-ch 6thB58 Sicilian
14. Kozomara vs Janosevic  ½-½441951YUG-ch 6thE10 Queen's Pawn Game
15. Janosevic vs M Bertok  1-0391951YUG-ch 6thB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
16. B Rabar vs Janosevic  1-0281951YUG-ch 6thE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
17. Gligoric vs Janosevic  1-0421951YUG-ch 6thE45 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Bronstein (Byrne) Variation
18. Janosevic vs Puc  0-1621951YUG-ch 6thB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
19. Janosevic vs A Fuderer  1-0451951YUG-ch 6thB50 Sicilian
20. Janosevic vs B Milic  ½-½551951YUG-ch 6thD87 Grunfeld, Exchange
21. B Kostic vs Janosevic 1-0821951YUG-ch 6thA03 Bird's Opening
22. Udovcic vs Janosevic  ½-½241951YUG-ch 6thE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
23. S Nedeljkovic vs Janosevic  1-0701951YUG-ch 6thE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
24. Janosevic vs D Andric  1-0291951YUG-ch 6thD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. P Trifunovic vs Janosevic  ½-½401951YUG-ch 6thE60 King's Indian Defense
 page 1 of 19; games 1-25 of 464  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-12-04  serge the serb: The last game(184) is not by Janosevic, but Jacimovic. Please correct that.
Jun-18-04  iron maiden: A very inconsistent player, but brilliant on his day. He scored victories against Fischer, Tal, Petrosian, Reshevsky, and Larsen, among others.
Dec-24-04  DanielBryant: And he also drew Geller in brilliant fashion: Janosevic vs Geller, 1968
Dec-17-05  WTHarvey: Here are some puzzles from Drago's games not shown here:
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  brankat: May You have a Happy 85th Birthday GM Janosevic! And many more to come!
Jan-03-09  WhiteRook48: happy new year GM Janosevic!
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  brankat: Wishing You a very Happy Birthday!
Jul-08-09  BIDMONFA: Dragoljub Janosevic

JANOSEVIC, Dragoljub

Jul-08-09  WhiteRook48: Happy birthday GM Janosevic!
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  wordfunph: The only 3 players to have had a plus record against Bobby Fischer in international chess:

Dragoljub Janosevic (Yug) +1, =2, -0 (2-1)
Efim Geller (USSR) +5, =2, -3 (6-4)
Mikhail Tal (USSR) +4, =5, -2 (6.5-4.5)

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  TheFocus: Did you forget these?

Fox, Maurice (Canada) +1=0-0
Montreal Open 1956

Jauregui, Carlos (Chile) +1=0-0
Santiago 1959

Keller, Dieter (Switzerland) +1=0-0
Zurich 1959

Kovacevic, Vlatko (Yugoslavia) +1=0-0
Rovinj-Zagreb 1970

Munoz, Cesar (Ecuador) +1=0-0
Leipzig Olympiad 1960

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  brankat: R.I.P. GM Janosevic.
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  brankat: The same once again, Dragoljub.
Apr-17-14  Petrosianic: <Jul-08-11
brankat: R.I.P. GM Janosevic.

brankat: The same once again, Dragoljub.>

So, what gives? Were you mad at him in 2012?

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  perfidious: There were no posts by <brankat> for a nine-day span, between 2nd-11th July 2012.
Aug-13-15  fisayo123: <The only 3 players to have had a plus record against Bobby Fischer in international chess: Dragoljub Janosevic (Yug) +1, =2, -0 (2-1)
Efim Geller (USSR) +5, =2, -3 (6-4)
Mikhail Tal (USSR) +4, =5, -2 (6.5-4.5)>

Pretty impressive accomplishment.

Jul-08-17  ColeTrane: Where's <brankat> today?
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  moronovich: <ColeTrane: Where's <brankat> today?>

Still saying hello from his forum,now and then.

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