Gligorić, Svetozar (1923-2012)

Svetozar Gligorić. Picture by Eric Koch (1966. Creative Commons License)

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Description: Svetozar Gligorić was a Serbian chess Grandmaster and International Grandmaster. He won the Yugoslavian championship a record twelve times, and is considered the best player in Serbia. In 1958 he was declared the best athlete of Yugoslavia.
Sex: Male. Occupation: Chess player. 
Place of Birth / Death: Belgrade, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes / Belgrade, Serbia. Country Tags: Serbia.
Centuries: XX-XXI. Title: Grandmaster (1951).
World Champion: – School: –
Styles: – Chess Olympiads: 1950, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972,1974, 1978, 1982.



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External links



  • Averbakh, Yuri. (2012). A history of chess. From Chaturanga to the present day. Milford, USA: Russel enterprises Inc.
  • David N. L. Levy (1972). The Chess of Gligoric, World Publishing.
  • Eales, Richard. (2002). Chess: The history of a game. Glasgow, Scotland: Hardinge Simpole Publishing.
  • Elo, Arpad E. (2008). The rating of chess players, Past and Present. New York: Ishi Press.
  • Hooper, David. Whyld, Kenneth. (1992). The Oxford companion to chess. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Murray, H. J. R. (1913). A history of chess. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Svetozar Gligorić (2002). I Play Against Pieces. Batsford.
  • Winter, Edward G., ed. (1981). World chess champions. Pergamon.