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Rajko Bogdanovic
Number of games in database: 214
Years covered: 1952 to 1990
Last FIDE rating: 2233
Highest rating achieved in database: 2310
Overall record: +32 -68 =114 (41.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Nov-15-1931, 87 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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Rajko Bogdanovic was for many years Bosnia's best player. Awarded the IM title in 1963, his best tournament result was at Sarajevo 1970 ahead of Nikola Padevsky and Walter Shawn Browne. He also played in the Yugoslav Championship ten times. His main profession was as a journalist and radio reporter.

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 214  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Gligoric vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½241952YUG-chB30 Sicilian
2. R Bogdanovic vs D Djaja  ½-½371952YUG-chC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
3. R Bogdanovic vs D Andric  1-0631952YUG-chC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
4. R Bogdanovic vs S Vukovic  ½-½291952YUG-chC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
5. R Bogdanovic vs Gligoric  ½-½181953YUG-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. R Bogdanovic vs D Dimc  ½-½141953YUG-chB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
7. A Preinfalk vs R Bogdanovic  1-0331953YUG-chA53 Old Indian
8. N Karaklajic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0531955YUG-chB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
9. R Bogdanovic vs Gligoric  ½-½231955YUG-chC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
10. Puc vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½241955YUG-chE60 King's Indian Defense
11. Udovcic vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½351955YUG-chE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
12. M Bertok vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½401955YUG-chE73 King's Indian
13. P Smederevac vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½301955YUG-chA07 King's Indian Attack
14. R Bogdanovic vs B Rabar  ½-½161955YUG-chB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. A Matanovic vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½271955YUG-chB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
16. R Bogdanovic vs B Milic  1-0501955YUG-chB06 Robatsch
17. L Segi vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½241955YUG-chB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
18. R Bogdanovic vs Mihailo Trajkovic  0-1331955YUG-chC88 Ruy Lopez
19. R Bogdanovic vs Matulovic  0-1611955YUG-chB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
20. R Bogdanovic vs Janosevic  1-0871955YUG-chB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
21. Z Vospernik vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½481955YUG-chE70 King's Indian
22. R Bogdanovic vs Ivkov  ½-½211955YUG-chC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
23. B Djurasevic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0301955YUG-chB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
24. R Bogdanovic vs A Lukic  0-1411955YUG-chC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
25. E Paoli vs R Bogdanovic  1-0611955LjubljanaB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 214  PGN Download
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Sep-21-05  WTHarvey: Here are some puzzles from the Rajko's games:
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  WannaBe: Happy Birthday to you!
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  WannaBe: Happy Birthday to you! =)
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  WannaBe: Happy Birthday Rajko!
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  brankat: Way to go <Wannabe>! :-)
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  whiteshark: <Nov-15-09> That's a turn-up for the books.
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  WannaBe: <whiteshark> Not too sure what you mean by your post.

The lingo, that is... And yes, I'll be posting again on Nov. 15th, 2009! =)

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  whiteshark: <WannaBe> I meant a red-letter day. :D

Any special relation to this player or to this day?

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  WannaBe: <whiteshark> Not tellin'!!
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  brankat: Must be the Birthday!
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  WannaBe: Happy Birthday, Rajko!!
Jun-13-14  Prugno: Congratulations to IM Bogdanovic for sharing second place in a reasonably strong Open event at the age of 83 (!):
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