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Predrag Ostojic
P Ostojic 
Ostojić-Botvinnik Hoogovens 1969, photo by Eric Koch  
Number of games in database: 420
Years covered: 1962 to 1996
Highest rating achieved in database: 2495

Overall record: +138 -153 =113 (48.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 16 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (92) 
    B80 B47 B43 B93 B56
 Ruy Lopez (51) 
    C91 C84 C96 C95 C72
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (31) 
    C91 C84 C95 C96 C92
 Sicilian Taimanov (16) 
    B47 B45 B46
 French Defense (15) 
    C05 C09 C04 C00 C10
 Sicilian Najdorf (14) 
    B93 B92 B90 B95 B91
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (76) 
    B47 B32 B27 B87 B84
 King's Indian (17) 
    E62 E75 E92 E94 E90
 English (13) 
    A10 A15 A16
 Sicilian Najdorf (13) 
    B90 B93 B96 B98 B92
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C91 C98 C92 C89 C81
 Reti System (10) 
    A04 A05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Geller vs P Ostojic, 1969 0-1
   P Ostojic vs M Basman, 1981 1-0
   Kavalek vs P Ostojic, 1969 0-1
   Tringov vs P Ostojic, 1969 0-1
   Dora vs P Ostojic, 1971 0-1
   P Ostojic vs Matulovic, 1965 1/2-1/2
   P Ostojic vs Timman, 1973 1-0
   V Kovacevic vs P Ostojic, 1969 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Sao Paulo (1973)
   Hoogovens-B (1968)
   Yugoslav Championship (1968)
   Hoogovens-B (1967)
   Olot (1974)
   Yugoslav Championship (1969)
   Skopje Solidarnost (1971)
   Amsterdam OHRA-B (1984)
   Dutch Open (1989)
   Capablanca Memorial (1968)
   Belgrade (1965)
   Hoogovens (1969)
   Yerevan (1976)
   Belgrade (1969)
   Budapest Tungsram (1977)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Hastings 1967/68 by suenteus po 147

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(born Feb-22-1938, died Jul-05-1996, 58 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)

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Predrag Ostojic was born in Kraljevo, Yugoslavia. Awarded the IM title in 1968 and the GM title in 1975, he won the Yugoslav Championship jointly in both 1968 and 1971. In tournaments he was 1st at San Juan 1971, 1st at Sao Paulo 1973, 1st= at Vrnjacka Banja 1975 and 1st at Sandefjord 1976. He died after falling from a hotel window.

Wikipedia article: Predrag Ostojić

Last updated: 2022-02-10 22:42:10

 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 529  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Ostojic vs D Ugrinovic  ½-½261962Yugoslav ChampionshipC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
2. D Minic vs P Ostojic  1-0411962Yugoslav ChampionshipB57 Sicilian
3. P Ostojic vs Pirc  0-1391962Yugoslav ChampionshipB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
4. A Matanovic vs P Ostojic  1-0361962Yugoslav ChampionshipB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. P Ostojic vs V Kozomara  1-0351962Yugoslav Championship+B29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
6. D Marovic vs P Ostojic  ½-½331962Yugoslav ChampionshipE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
7. P Ostojic vs H Smailbegovic  ½-½741962Yugoslav ChampionshipB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
8. I Buljovcic vs P Ostojic  0-1321962Yugoslav ChampionshipB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
9. P Ostojic vs Janosevic  ½-½891962Yugoslav ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. P Ostojic vs V Sokolov  0-1411962Yugoslav ChampionshipC87 Ruy Lopez
11. P Ostojic vs E Bukic  1-0491962Yugoslav ChampionshipB49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
12. D Ciric vs P Ostojic  1-0401962Yugoslav ChampionshipC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
13. P Ostojic vs P Mejic  1-0571962Yugoslav ChampionshipC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
14. M Udovcic vs P Ostojic  0-1481962Yugoslav ChampionshipA10 English
15. P Ostojic vs A Lukic  1-0751962Yugoslav ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
16. J Sofrevski vs P Ostojic  0-1421962Yugoslav ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
17. M Mihaljcisin vs P Ostojic  0-1211962Yugoslav ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
18. Velimirovic vs P Ostojic  ½-½431963BelgradeB56 Sicilian
19. P Ostojic vs A Nedeljkovic  ½-½671963BelgradeB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. P Ostojic vs V Tomovic  1-0361963BelgradeC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
21. Matulovic vs P Ostojic  1-0391963BelgradeB57 Sicilian
22. D Minic vs P Ostojic  1-0291963BelgradeB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
23. Janosevic vs P Ostojic  1-0491963BelgradeB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
24. P Ostojic vs A A Bikhovsky  1-0371963BelgradeC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. D Ciric vs P Ostojic  1-0411963BelgradeB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 529  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-22-06  BIDMONFA: Predrag Ostojic

OSTOJIC, Predrag

Feb-11-09  Eastfrisian: Pedrag Ostijic died already on 5. July 1996 in Mainz, Germany; according to German wikipedia due to suizide.
Feb-22-12  brankat: R.I.P. GM Ostojic.
Feb-22-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Predrag Ostojic.
Aug-07-17  Eagle41257: Predrag Ostojic - Serbia
Mar-21-19  ColdSong: I once spoke briefly with Mr Ostojic in a tournament.My feeling was that he was shy,(what can often be considered as a deep quality) but had nevertheless something to say to the young player I was.He simply told me that a Grandmaster's life,from tournaments to tournaments,was too hard,and was inadvisable.I kept silent,as if he showed me a far ending hidden in a position.Now one will understand I have to repeat it here,as surely as I'd put a flower on his grave if I can.RIP Grandmaster.
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  FSR: The story I read someplace was that he was murdered by men to whom he owed gambling debts.
Feb-10-22  Granny O Doul: I once lost rather badly to him at a NY Open. It was a rough tournament for me; I went from playing him to asking him to sign my copy of "Yugoslav Chess Triumphs".

I had known the fact of his demise but nothing of the circumstances. Life is hard.

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