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Bozidar Djurasevic
B Djurasevic 
"Fathers of the informant" Bozidar, second from left. Courtesy of  
Number of games in database: 159
Years covered: 1952 to 1964

Overall record: +40 -31 =88 (52.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (26) 
    C76 C97 C84 C75 C92
 Sicilian (25) 
    B32 B43 B92 B63 B45
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (17) 
    C84 C97 C98 C92 C95
 Sicilian Najdorf (6) 
    B92 B90 B95
 French Defense (5) 
    C09 C12 C04 C16 C03
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
    A07 A08
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (25) 
    B62 B59 B93 B90 B94
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E53 E26 E30 E58 E55
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B93 B92 B94 B90 B91
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (7) 
    B62 B67 B66
 French Defense (7) 
    C07 C18 C05 C11
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    E00 A46 A45 D02
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Korchnoi vs B Djurasevic, 1956 0-1
   W Pietzsch vs B Djurasevic, 1958 0-1
   B Djurasevic vs E Arnlind, 1958 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Belgrade (1954)
   Zagreb-B (1955)
   Yugoslav Championship (1955)
   Moscow Olympiad qual-2 (1956)
   EUR-chT (Men) 2nd (1961)
   Yugoslav Championship (1957)
   Munich Olympiad qual-4 (1958)

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(born Apr-26-1933, died Jan-23-2022, 88 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Serbia)

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Bozidar Djurasevic was awarded the IM title in 1957. He represented Yugoslavia in the 1956 and 1958 Olympiads. His best tournament results were 3rd at Belgrade 1961 and 2nd= at Marianske Lazne 1962.

Wikipedia article: Božidar Đurašević

Last updated: 2022-03-19 22:21:57

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 160  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Djurasevic vs Gligoric  ½-½191952Yugoslav ChampionshipB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
2. Udovcic vs B Djurasevic  0-1281952Yugoslav ChampionshipE00 Queen's Pawn Game
3. D Djaja vs B Djurasevic  1-0461952Yugoslav ChampionshipE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
4. B Djurasevic vs B Milic  ½-½321952Yugoslav ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
5. S Vukovic vs B Djurasevic  ½-½281952Yugoslav ChampionshipE59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
6. D Andric vs B Djurasevic  ½-½201952Yugoslav ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. A Fuderer vs B Djurasevic  0-1421952Yugoslav ChampionshipE22 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann Variation
8. B Djurasevic vs S Nedeljkovic  ½-½271952Yugoslav ChampionshipC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
9. A Fuderer vs B Djurasevic  ½-½221953YUG-chE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
10. B Djurasevic vs D Dimc  1-0421953YUG-chA07 King's Indian Attack
11. Gligoric vs B Djurasevic ½-½571953YUG-chB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
12. B Djurasevic vs B Milic  ½-½181953YUG-chB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
13. K van Schoor vs B Djurasevic 0-1381953Mitropa CupB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
14. Gruenfeld vs B Djurasevic  ½-½161953Mitropa CupE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
15. E Joppen vs B Djurasevic  0-1341954BelgradeB94 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. B Djurasevic vs A Matanovic  0-1251954BelgradeC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
17. Pilnik vs B Djurasevic  ½-½451954BelgradeC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. B Djurasevic vs B Milic  0-1461954BelgradeB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. Janosevic vs B Djurasevic  1-0561954BelgradeB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
20. B Djurasevic vs Pirc  1-0481954BelgradeB32 Sicilian
21. B Djurasevic vs Bronstein  ½-½241954BelgradeC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
22. Ivkov vs B Djurasevic  1-0401954BelgradeB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
23. S Nedeljkovic vs B Djurasevic  0-1391954BelgradeE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
24. Petrosian vs B Djurasevic  ½-½401954BelgradeD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. B Djurasevic vs Gligoric 1-0561954BelgradeB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-26-08  brankat: Happy Birthday Bozidar!
Apr-26-09  Eastfrisian: But never heard of him. Congrats from me, too.
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  whiteshark: Me neither <eastfrisian>. Happy Birthday!

It looks as if his active time ended in after 1964 Leningrad tournament.



Apr-26-09  WhiteRook48: never heard of him. Happy birthday!
Apr-26-09  number 23 NBer: He pulverized Korchnoi with black, though. Not many people can say that.
Apr-26-12  Llawdogg: Happy Birthday!
Apr-27-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy belated birthday, IM Djurasevic!


Apr-26-13  brankat: Wishing You a very happy Birthday!
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  juan31: Feliz cumpleaƱos Master B. Djurasevic.
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  juan31: 2017 y de nuevo Feliz CumpleaƱos
Apr-26-18  Nosnibor: Why did he stop playing at the early age of 31 ?
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  Stonehenge: From

"Early he stopped actively engaged in chess and devoted himself to legal science. He served as deputy district attorney in Belgrade from 1962 to 1977 with a bar exam."

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Apr-26-19  Nosnibor: Birthday wishes Master Djurasevic. Not many players can say that they have played Gligoric 8 times and obtained an equal score. (+1 -1 =6 )
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  Stonehenge: RIP IM Djurasevic.

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