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Vladimir Kozomara
Number of games in database: 93
Years covered: 1946 to 1968

Overall record: +6 -36 =51 (33.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (9) 
    B22 B50 B63 B86 B52
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    D05 A46 E10 A40
 King's Indian (5) 
    E60 E64 E66
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (10) 
    B29 B60 B21 B22
 Modern Benoni (6) 
    A58 A56 A59
 Benko Gambit (5) 
    A58 A59
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C67 C70 C66
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Kozomara vs R Bogdanovic, 1967 1-0
   N Karaklajic vs Kozomara, 1951 1/2-1/2
   P Trifunovic vs Kozomara, 1951 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-01-1922, died Apr-24-1975, 52 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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Kozomara was an IM (1964). He won the Championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina twelve times.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kozomara vs I Tekavcic  0-1511946YUG-ch Semifinal WestD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Kozomara vs M Vidmar Jr  0-1481951YUG-ch 6thB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
3. P Trifunovic vs Kozomara  ½-½241951YUG-ch 6thA59 Benko Gambit
4. Kozomara vs B Milic  1-0351951YUG-ch 6thA05 Reti Opening
5. B Rabar vs Kozomara  ½-½141951YUG-ch 6thC67 Ruy Lopez
6. Kozomara vs Janosevic  ½-½441951YUG-ch 6thE10 Queen's Pawn Game
7. N Karaklajic vs Kozomara  ½-½591951YUG-ch 6thC22 Center Game
8. Kozomara vs Udovcic  ½-½451951YUG-ch 6thB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. Puc vs Kozomara  1-0531951YUG-ch 6thA58 Benko Gambit
10. Kozomara vs D Andric  ½-½231951YUG-ch 6thD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
11. L Majstorovic vs Kozomara  ½-½911951YUG-ch 6thC67 Ruy Lopez
12. Kozomara vs B Simonovic  ½-½221951YUG-ch 6thB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
13. S Nedeljkovic vs Kozomara  1-0421951YUG-ch 6thA00 Uncommon Opening
14. Kozomara vs A Fuderer  1-0521951YUG-ch 6thE66 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno
15. B Kostic vs Kozomara  ½-½211951YUG-ch 6thB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
16. Gligoric vs Kozomara 1-0301951YUG-ch 6thC70 Ruy Lopez
17. Kozomara vs M Bertok  ½-½231951YUG-ch 6thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
18. A Matanovic vs Kozomara  1-0391951YUG-ch 6thC40 King's Knight Opening
19. A Bradvarevic vs Kozomara  1-0331957YUG-chB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
20. Vukcevich vs Kozomara  ½-½121957YUG-chC16 French, Winawer
21. Kozomara vs B Tot  ½-½181957YUG-chC44 King's Pawn Game
22. Kozomara vs Gligoric 0-1401957YUG-chA00 Uncommon Opening
23. Kozomara vs Ivkov  0-1571957YUG-chE60 King's Indian Defense
24. Matulovic vs Kozomara 1-0481957YUG-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. A Bradvarevic vs Kozomara  ½-½451958YUG-ch sfB01 Scandinavian
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 93  PGN Download
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  brankat: R.I.P. master Vlado!
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  cro777: IM Vladimir Kozomara is a Bosnian chess legend.

Kozomara was the first chess master in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He won the Championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina (a former Yugoslav republic) 12 times (1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961 and 1965).

Vladimir's father Nikola Kozomara was also a passionate chess player. Nikola defeated Alexander Alekhine in a simul in Banjaluka, Bosnia 1931.

(Alekhine's simultaneous exhibition Banjaluka, Bosnia 1931).

May-31-14  Gejewe: In 1982 Dimitrije Bjelica was the editor in chief of a biography published by the "Sah Klub Bosna Serajevo" with the title "Tako se igrao Kozomara 1921-1975". With many photos, lots of text (that I am unable to read unfortunately), a tournament report and games.
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  cro777: It is also worth noting that Vladimir Kozomara won the first Croatian Junior Chess Championship 1943.
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  cro777: "Usmene novine" ("Oral newspaper") of Mikhail Tal with GM Mato Damjanovic, Dimitrije Bjelica (chess author and journalist) and Vladimir Kozomara in Zenica, Bosnia 1963.

(Left to right: Damjanovic, Tal, Bjelica and Kozomara)

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