Yugoslav Chess Championship


Yugoslav Chess Championship

Yugoslav Chess Championship is a tournament with great tradition, held to determine the national champion. It is usually very strong event, especially it was in a period of 1945-1991, when use to represent players from six federal republics, today independent countries.

Since 1992, at Yugoslav championship there were no more players from newly independent countries - Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Macedonia. As the country changed name, since 2003, Yugoslav Chess Championship was renamed to Chess Championship of Serbia and Montenegro. Starting from 2007, after Montenegro left state union with Serbia, it is Serbian Chess Championship. Serbia is a successor of former Yugoslavia. There was no championship in years 2003 and 2004.

Winner list (Men)

Kingdom of Yugoslavia

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Union of Serbia and Montenegro

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Winner list (Women)

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

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Republic of Serbia

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Montenegro

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ee also

* Slovenian Chess Championship
* Bosnia and Herzegovina Chess Championship
* Croatian Chess Championship

Notes

References

*citation | last=Golombek | first=Harry | author-link=Harry Golombek | year=1977 | title=Golombek's Encyclopedia of Chess | publisher=Batsford | page=349 (men's results from 1945 through 1976)
*http://www.rogerpaige.me.uk/
*http://sah.vrsac.com/Aktuelno/Koviljaca.asp
*http://xoomer.alice.it/cserica/scacchi/storiascacchi/tornei/pagine/yugoslavia.htm
*http://www.sah-zveza.si/rez/arhiv/frmIskKron.asp
* [http://www.yurope.com/nasa-borba/arhiva/Apr98/2804/2804_23.HTM yurope.com] 1998 Women's edition sr icon
* [http://www.chess.gr/tourn/1999/yug-wom-champs99/ 1999 Crosstable at chess.gr] (52th Women's)
* [http://www.chess.gr/tourn/2001/yugoslav_chess_champs01/index.html 2001 Crosstables at chess.gr] (56th Men's and 54th Women's)
*Results from TWIC: [http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic286.html#16 2000] , [http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic549.html#13 2005] , [http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic545#5 2005] , [http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic663.html#17 2007] , [http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic664.html#10 2007] , [http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic699.html#4 2008]


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