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Rajko Bogdanovic
Number of games in database: 495
Years covered: 1949 to 1990
Last FIDE rating: 2233
Highest rating achieved in database: 2310
Overall record: +92 -136 =267 (45.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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A07 King's Indian Attack (10 games)
E81 King's Indian, Samisch (9 games)
B56 Sicilian (9 games)
B93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4 (9 games)
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B99 Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line (8 games)

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(born Nov-15-1931, 91 years old) 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 Browne. He also played in the Yugoslav Championship ten times. His main profession was as a journalist and radio reporter.

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 page 1 of 20; games 1-25 of 495  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Bogdanovic vs S Puc  0-1311949SarajevoC05 French, Tarrasch
2. A Bozic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0391949SarajevoD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
3. B Djurasevic vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½211952Yugoslav ChampionshipB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
4. S Nedeljkovic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0561952Yugoslav ChampionshipE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
5. R Bogdanovic vs M Udovcic  ½-½231952Yugoslav ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. Gligoric vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½241952Yugoslav ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
7. R Bogdanovic vs A Matanovic  ½-½351952Yugoslav ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. S Krivec vs R Bogdanovic  1-0431952Yugoslav ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
9. R Bogdanovic vs D Djaja  ½-½371952Yugoslav ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. B Milic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0231952Yugoslav ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
11. R Bogdanovic vs S Vukovic  ½-½291952Yugoslav ChampionshipC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
12. B Rabar vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½421952Yugoslav ChampionshipE81 King's Indian, Samisch
13. R Bogdanovic vs Z Krzisnik  ½-½221952Yugoslav ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
14. Pirc vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½621952Yugoslav ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
15. R Bogdanovic vs D Andric 1-0631952Yugoslav ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. Ivkov vs R Bogdanovic  1-0211952Yugoslav ChampionshipD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
17. R Bogdanovic vs A Fuderer  0-1281952Yugoslav ChampionshipC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
18. P Trifunovic vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½231952Yugoslav ChampionshipD94 Grunfeld
19. R Bogdanovic vs A Bozic  ½-½221952Yugoslav ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
20. M Trajkovic vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½371952Yugoslav ChampionshipB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
21. R Bogdanovic vs S Puc  1-0351952Yugoslav ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
22. R Bogdanovic vs S Vukovic  1-0301953Yugoslav Semifinal CenterB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. R Bogdanovic vs Gligoric  ½-½181953Yugoslav ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. B Milic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0311953Yugoslav ChampionshipB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
25. R Bogdanovic vs Janosevic  0-1311953Yugoslav ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
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  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!
Feb-06-09  brankat: Way to go <Wannabe>! :-)
Feb-06-09  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! =)

Feb-06-09  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'!!
Feb-06-09  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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