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Rajko Bogdanovic
Number of games in database: 350
Years covered: 1952 to 1990
Last FIDE rating: 2233
Highest rating achieved in database: 2310
Overall record: +58 -100 =192 (44.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Nov-15-1931, 90 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.

Last updated: 2022-04-13 12:26:57

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 350  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Nedeljkovic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0561952Yugoslav ChampionshipE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
2. R Bogdanovic vs Udovcic  ½-½231952Yugoslav ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
3. Gligoric vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½241952Yugoslav ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
4. R Bogdanovic vs D Djaja  ½-½371952Yugoslav ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. R Bogdanovic vs S Vukovic  ½-½291952Yugoslav ChampionshipC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
6. B Milic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0231952Yugoslav ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
7. R Bogdanovic vs D Andric  1-0631952Yugoslav ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. R Bogdanovic vs Gligoric  ½-½181953YUG-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
9. B Milic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0311953YUG-chB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
10. R Bogdanovic vs D Dimc  ½-½141953YUG-chB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. A Preinfalk vs R Bogdanovic  1-0331953YUG-chA53 Old Indian
12. N Karaklajic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0531955Yugoslav ChampionshipB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
13. M Bertok vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½401955Yugoslav ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
14. R Bogdanovic vs B Milic  1-0501955Yugoslav ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
15. P Smederevac vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½301955Yugoslav ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
16. R Bogdanovic vs Gligoric  ½-½231955Yugoslav ChampionshipC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
17. Puc vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½241955Yugoslav ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
18. R Bogdanovic vs Matulovic 0-1611955Yugoslav ChampionshipB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
19. B Djurasevic vs R Bogdanovic  1-0301955Yugoslav ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
20. R Bogdanovic vs Janosevic  1-0871955Yugoslav ChampionshipB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
21. L Segi vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½241955Yugoslav ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
22. R Bogdanovic vs B Rabar  ½-½161955Yugoslav ChampionshipB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. Udovcic vs R Bogdanovic  ½-½351955Yugoslav ChampionshipE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
24. R Bogdanovic vs Ivkov  ½-½211955Yugoslav ChampionshipC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
25. R Bogdanovic vs A Lukic  0-1411955Yugoslav ChampionshipC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
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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>! :-)
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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'!!
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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