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Bojan Kurajica
Number of games in database: 930
Years covered: 1964 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2511 (2342 rapid, 2465 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2585

Overall record: +254 -185 =472 (53.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 19 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Queen's Pawn Game (77) 
    A46 D02 A40 A41 D05
 Sicilian (71) 
    B90 B56 B50 B22 B32
 Ruy Lopez (41) 
    C91 C92 C84 C85 C72
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (30) 
    C91 C92 C84 C85 C95
 Reti System (29) 
    A04 A05 A06
 Slav (29) 
    D10 D12 D11
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (126) 
    B32 B47 B28 B30 B42
 Nimzo Indian (38) 
    E32 E52 E40 E47 E20
 Queen's Indian (34) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16 E14
 Scandinavian (33) 
 English (31) 
    A13 A14 A15 A17 A10
 Queen's Gambit Declined (30) 
    D31 D37 D38 D30 D35
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Kurajica vs Velimirovic, 1972 1-0
   Kurajica vs Ulf Andersson, 1980 1-0
   Kurajica vs P Littlewood, 1980 1-0
   Judit Polgar vs Kurajica, 2002 0-1
   Kurajica vs Karpov, 1994 1-0
   G Garcia Gonzalez vs Kurajica, 1979 0-1
   Kurajica vs Huebner, 1965 1-0
   Tal vs Kurajica, 1976 0-1
   Kurajica vs I Miladinovic, 1994 1/2-1/2
   Portisch vs Kurajica, 1984 1/2-1/2

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

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
   Basman Hastings 1966/67 by skware
   Hastings 1966/67 by suenteus po 147

   🏆 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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(born Nov-15-1947, 72 years old) Croatia

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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

Last updated: 2018-07-25 10:47:06

 page 1 of 38; games 1-25 of 930  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kurajica vs K Grigorian  1-0501964URS-YUGB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
2. V Vorotnikov vs Kurajica  1-0431964URS-YUGE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
3. Kurajica vs G Kuzmin  0-1321964URS-YUGB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
4. K Grigorian vs Kurajica  1-0291964URS-YUGD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
5. Kurajica vs H Pfleger  0-1311964Zurich - jungmeisterC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. O Jakobsen vs Kurajica  1-0681964Zurich - jungmeisterA07 King's Indian Attack
7. H Glauser vs Kurajica  0-1621964Zurich - jungmeisterB42 Sicilian, Kan
8. Kurajica vs F Tejero Royo  ½-½191964Zurich - jungmeisterC10 French
9. Kurajica vs M Markus  1-0461964Zurich - jungmeisterA07 King's Indian Attack
10. O Kinnmark vs Kurajica  ½-½281964Zurich - jungmeisterB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
11. E Eichhorn vs Kurajica  0-1471964Zurich - jungmeisterE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
12. Kurajica vs M Janata  1-0451964Zurich - jungmeisterC05 French, Tarrasch
13. H Holaszek vs Kurajica  ½-½171964Zurich - jungmeisterB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
14. C Zuidema vs Kurajica  0-1351964Zurich - jungmeisterB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
15. Kurajica vs P N Lee  0-1421964Zurich - jungmeisterA07 King's Indian Attack
16. Kurajica vs V Tukmakov  0-1801965YUG-URSB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. Kurajica vs Huebner  1-0271965Wch U20 f-AB27 Sicilian
18. Kurajica vs V Tukmakov  1-0291965Wch U20 f-AC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
19. I Farago vs Kurajica 0-1451965Wch U20 f-AE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
20. Suttles vs Kurajica 0-1381965Wch U20 q-2B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
21. Kurajica vs Velimirovic  1-0321966BatumiB56 Sicilian
22. Kurajica vs A Hennings  0-1471966Orebro Stud olm prelim3B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
23. J R R Cordoba vs Kurajica ½-½361966Orebro Stud olm prelim3A07 King's Indian Attack
24. Hort vs Kurajica  1-0681966Orebro Stud olm fAA07 King's Indian Attack
25. I Polgar vs Kurajica  ½-½411966Orebro Stud olm fAE17 Queen's Indian
 page 1 of 38; games 1-25 of 930  PGN Download
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  WTHarvey: Here is a little collection of puzzles from Bojan's games:
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  WannaBe: Happy Birthday to you!
Mar-10-07  BIDMONFA: Bojan Kurajica


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  WannaBe: Happy Birthday to you! =)
Jan-14-08  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.
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  WannaBe: Very Happy Birthday to you! =)
Nov-15-08  WickedPawn: Happy Birthday Bojan!
Nov-16-08  brankat: Best wishes for Your Birthday Bojan!
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  WannaBe: Happy Birthday to you, Vladislav Akselrod!!
Nov-15-09  I Like Fish: wannabe...
a bit frantically...
happy bday bojan...
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  Tabanus: Chessmetrics: 2674 in March 1978, #29 in world

He won today a tournament in Gran Canaria, Spain:

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  Tabanus: And second today in the Pedro Lezcano Montalvo Memorial (Gran Canaria, Spain):

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

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

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

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

Nov-15-12  brankat: Best wishes for Your Birthday!
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  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.
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Bojan Kurajica.
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  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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