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Bojan Kurajica
  
Number of games in database: 913
Years covered: 1964 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2498 (2438 rapid, 2498 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2585

Overall record: +247 -184 =464 (53.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 18 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (77) 
    A46 D02 A40 D05 A45
 Sicilian (72) 
    B50 B56 B90 B22 B33
 Ruy Lopez (36) 
    C84 C92 C85 C91 C60
 Slav (29) 
    D10 D11 D12
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (27) 
    C84 C92 C85 C91 C99
 Reti System (26) 
    A04 A05 A06
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (132) 
    B32 B47 B28 B42 B30
 Nimzo Indian (37) 
    E32 E52 E47 E40 E43
 Queen's Indian (34) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16 E14
 Scandinavian (33) 
    B01
 English (30) 
    A13 A14 A17 A15 A11
 Sicilian Taimanov (26) 
    B47 B48 B46 B49
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Kurajica vs Velimirovic, 1972 1-0
   Kurajica vs Ulf Andersson, 1980 1-0
   Judit Polgar vs Kurajica, 2002 0-1
   Kurajica vs P Littlewood, 1980 1-0
   Tal vs Kurajica, 1976 0-1
   Kurajica vs I Miladinovic, 1994 1/2-1/2
   Kurajica vs Hort, 1968 1-0
   Kurajica vs Huebner, 1965 1-0
   Kurajica vs Karpov, 1980 1/2-1/2
   Kurajica vs Karpov, 1994 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Croatian Championship (2008)
   Hastings 1966/67 (1966)
   28th European Club Cup (2012)
   33rd Bosnian Sarajevo (2003)
   Superstars Hotel Bali (2002)
   Hastings 1971/72 (1971)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   20th European Club Cup (2004)
   EU-ch 4th (2003)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (2012)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Amsterdam IBM 1976 by suenteus po 147
   Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1970 by suenteus po 147
   Wijk aan Zee 1977 by EmperorAtahualpa
   Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1976 by WCC Editing Project
   Wijk aan Zee Hoogovens 1976 by suenteus po 147
   Hastings 1966/67 by suenteus po 147

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Cappelle-la-Grande
   Kurajica vs A Sumets (Mar-08-14) 0-1
   A Podvin vs Kurajica (Mar-07-14) 0-1
   Kurajica vs F Decoster (Mar-06-14) 1-0
   R Varoquier vs Kurajica (Mar-05-14) 0-1
   Kurajica vs M Admiraal (Mar-04-14) 1/2-1/2

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BOJAN KURAJICA
(born Nov-15-1947, 70 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Bosnia and Herzegovina)

[what is this?]
Bojan Kurajica was born in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia (Slovenia). Awarded the IM title in 1965 and GM title in 1974, he was World Junior Champion in 1965.

Wikipedia article: Bojan Kurajica


 page 1 of 37; games 1-25 of 913  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Glauser vs Kurajica  0-1621964Zurich - jungmeisterB42 Sicilian, Kan
2. Kurajica vs F Tejero Royo  ½-½191964Zurich - jungmeisterC10 French
3. Kurajica vs K Grigorian  1-0501964URS-YUGB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
4. Kurajica vs M Markus  1-0461964Zurich - jungmeisterB10 Caro-Kann
5. O Kinnmark vs Kurajica  ½-½281964Zurich - jungmeisterB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
6. V Vorotnikov vs Kurajica  1-0431964URS-YUGE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
7. E Eichhorn vs Kurajica  0-1471964Zurich - jungmeisterE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
8. Kurajica vs M Janata  1-0451964Zurich - jungmeisterC05 French, Tarrasch
9. H Holaszek vs Kurajica  ½-½171964Zurich - jungmeisterB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
10. C Zuidema vs Kurajica  0-1351964Zurich - jungmeisterB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
11. Kurajica vs P N Lee  0-1421964Zurich - jungmeisterA07 King's Indian Attack
12. Kurajica vs G Kuzmin  0-1321964URS-YUGB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
13. Kurajica vs H Pfleger  0-1311964Zurich - jungmeisterC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
14. O Jakobsen vs Kurajica  1-0681964Zurich - jungmeisterB40 Sicilian
15. K Grigorian vs Kurajica  1-0291964URS-YUGD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
16. Kurajica vs Huebner  1-0271965Wch U20B35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
17. Kurajica vs V Tukmakov  1-0291965Wch U20 f-AC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
18. I Farago vs Kurajica 0-1451965Wch U20 f-AE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
19. Kurajica vs V Tukmakov  0-1801965YUG-URSB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. Suttles vs Kurajica 0-1381965BarcelonaB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. J R R Cordoba vs Kurajica ½-½361966Orebro Stud olm prelim3A07 King's Indian Attack
22. Kurajica vs Velimirovic  1-0321966BatumiB56 Sicilian
23. Kurajica vs A Hennings  0-1471966Orebro Stud olm prelim3B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
24. Savon vs Kurajica  1-0291966Orebro Stud olm fAE14 Queen's Indian
25. N Spiridonov vs Kurajica  ½-½211966Orebro Stud olm fAA07 King's Indian Attack
 page 1 of 37; games 1-25 of 913  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-13-05  WTHarvey: Here is a little collection of puzzles from Bojan's games: http://www.wtharvey.com/kura.html
Nov-15-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Happy Birthday to you!
Mar-10-07  BIDMONFA: Bojan Kurajica

KURAJICA, Bojan
http://www.bidmonfa.com/kurajika_bo...
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Nov-15-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Happy Birthday to you! =)
Jan-14-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Wow! <WannaBe> accounts for 50% of the posts on this page! Not any more though. it is now down to 40% :-)
Jan-15-08  suenteus po 147: This guy played in Dutch tournaments in the seventies.
Nov-15-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Very Happy Birthday to you! =)
Nov-15-08  WickedPawn: Happy Birthday Bojan!
Nov-16-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Best wishes for Your Birthday Bojan!
Nov-15-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Happy Birthday to you, Vladislav Akselrod!!
Nov-15-09  I Like Fish: wannabe...
a bit frantically...
happy bday bojan...
hello...
Dec-08-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Chessmetrics: 2674 in March 1978, #29 in world

He won today a tournament in Gran Canaria, Spain:
http://www.chess-results.com/tnr276...

Apr-04-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: And second today in the Pedro Lezcano Montalvo Memorial (Gran Canaria, Spain):

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr310...

Apr-11-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Placed 3rd today in Ciudad de La Laguna (Tenerife, Spain) 5-11 April 2010:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr322...

Jul-25-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: 3rd today in the IV Hotel Avenida de Canarias Open (Spain) 18-25 July 2010:

http://www.chess-results.com/tnr346...

Nov-15-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Happy Birthday, Bojan, (why did I think you are Vladislav 2 years ago?)
Nov-15-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Happy Birthday Bojan!
Nov-15-11  belgradegambit: Unfortunately he was held to a draw today at the world senior championship,
Mar-08-12  wordfunph: GM Kurajica's contribution to chess openings..

Kurajica Defense (English) 1.c4 e6 2.Nf3 d5 3.g3 c6

Nov-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  brankat: Best wishes for Your Birthday!
Jun-05-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Congrats to Bojan Kurajica for his performance at the Bosna Open. He scored 6/9 (+5,-2,=2) and finished in 13th place, the best 60+ player. He did lose 3.9 points (rated 2519 in May and 2510 in June) though.
Nov-15-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Bojan Kurajica.
Nov-15-16  Big Pawn: Happy belated Columbus Day, Bojan Kurajica! Hey Borjan, what's up man!!? Hey - Borjan, Happy Day! Have a good one!! You. Are. The. Man! Go Borjan!! Woo hoo!! Happy Birthday!
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