Number of games in database: 395
Years covered: 1949 to 2008
Last FIDE rating: 2303
Highest rating achieved in database: 2365
Overall record: +107 -85 =201 (52.8%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
N Karaklajic vs A Fuderer, 1955 1-0
N Karaklajic vs S Nedeljkovic, 1957 1-0
N Karaklajic vs D Andric, 1961 1-0
N Karaklajic vs Robatsch, 1956 1-0
N Karaklajic vs Rellstab, 1956 1/2-1/2
Tal vs N Karaklajic, 1968 1/2-1/2
N Karaklajic vs A Matanovic, 1968 1/2-1/2
N Karaklajic vs Matulovic, 1955 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Yugoslav Championship (1955)
Yugoslav Championship (1957)
Sofia Zonal (1957)
YUG-ch 6th (1951)
Moscow Olympiad qual-2 (1956)
21st Belgrade Trophy (2008)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Sofia Zonal 1957 by Chessical
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(born Feb-24-1926, died Dec-16-2008, 82 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)
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He was awarded the IM title in 1955.He was 1st in the "Masters" section at Beverwijk Hoogovens 1967. The "Grandmasters" section was won by Boris Spassky.
He is the first notable exponent and probably inventor of the Belgrade Gambit. He won the Yugoslav Chess Championship in 1955, competed in the 12th Chess Olympiad, Belgian Chess Championship, European Team Chess Championship and played notable games with Hans Berliner, Borislav Ivkov and others as part of the peer group of strong Yugoslav players contemporary with Borislav Milić.
Aside from chess Karaklajić is also known as a radio personality on Radio Belgrade (1957-1982) and for his interest in rock music featured in the documentary Rockovnik. He was first editor in chief of Džuboks (i.e. Jukebox) magazine and once arranged visas for Zlatni Dečaci by representing the band members as young chess players. He organized the first concert of YU grupa and featured on YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike. His radio show Nedeljom u devet i pet (Sunday at 9:05), which he produced and hosted, introduced bands such as Samonikli.
Wikipedia article: Nikola Karaklajić
Gino Di Felice, "Chess Results 1964-1967" pp.358-359
Jeremy Gaige, "Chess Personalia" p.204
| page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 477
|1. N Karaklajic vs B Tot
|| ||1-0||51||1949||YUG-ch||B10 Caro-Kann|
|2. N Karaklajic vs Gligoric
|| ||0-1||37||1949||YUG-ch||C13 French|
|3. Kostic vs N Karaklajic
|| ||0-1||36||1949||YUG-ch||B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation|
|4. N Karaklajic vs B Rabar
|| ||0-1||40||1951||YUG-ch 6th||B07 Pirc|
|5. Janosevic vs N Karaklajic
|| ||1-0||91||1951||YUG-ch 6th||C81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack|
|6. N Karaklajic vs Udovcic
|| ||½-½||70||1951||YUG-ch 6th||C42 Petrov Defense|
|7. Puc vs N Karaklajic
|| ||1-0||53||1951||YUG-ch 6th||E20 Nimzo-Indian|
|8. N Karaklajic vs V Kozomara
|| ||½-½||59||1951||YUG-ch 6th||C22 Center Game|
|9. D Andric vs N Karaklajic
|| ||0-1||30||1951||YUG-ch 6th||E49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System|
|10. N Karaklajic vs L Majstorovic
|| ||1-0||30||1951||YUG-ch 6th||A28 English|
|11. B Simonovic vs N Karaklajic
|| ||½-½||64||1951||YUG-ch 6th||A06 Reti Opening|
|12. N Karaklajic vs S Nedeljkovic
|| ||½-½||60||1951||YUG-ch 6th||D82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4|
|13. A Fuderer vs N Karaklajic
|| ||½-½||60||1951||YUG-ch 6th||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|14. N Karaklajic vs Kostic
||½-½||10||1951||YUG-ch 6th||C42 Petrov Defense|
|15. N Karaklajic vs Gligoric
|| ||½-½||23||1951||YUG-ch 6th||B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation|
|16. M Bertok vs N Karaklajic
|| ||0-1||53||1951||YUG-ch 6th||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|17. N Karaklajic vs A Matanovic
|| ||½-½||35||1951||YUG-ch 6th||B55 Sicilian, Prins Variation, Venice Attack|
|18. M Vidmar Jr vs N Karaklajic
|| ||½-½||48||1951||YUG-ch 6th||D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation|
|19. N Karaklajic vs P Trifunovic
|| ||½-½||34||1951||YUG-ch 6th||B30 Sicilian|
|20. B Milic vs N Karaklajic
|| ||½-½||35||1951||YUG-ch 6th||A03 Bird's Opening|
|21. P Trifunovic vs N Karaklajic
|| ||1-0||36||1951||YUG-ch 7th||D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation|
|22. D Andric vs N Karaklajic
|| ||½-½||34||1951||YUG-ch 7th||B01 Scandinavian|
|23. N Karaklajic vs M Longer
|| ||0-1||45||1951||YUG-ch 7th||C52 Evans Gambit|
|24. Gligoric vs N Karaklajic
|| ||½-½||61||1951||YUG-ch 7th||D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation|
|25. B Tot vs N Karaklajic
|| ||0-1||36||1951||YUG-ch 7th||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
| page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 477
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