Vidmar Memorial

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The Milan Vidmar Memorial is a chess tournament commemorating Milan Vidmar (1885–1962), a leading Slovenian grandmaster.

The first Vidmar Memorial was held in 2–20 June 1969 in Ljubljana. In subsequent years the tournament has been held in several different Slovenian cities.[1]

Winners[edit]

# Year City Winner
1 1969 Ljubljana  Albin Planinc (Yugoslavia)
2 1973 Ljubljana, Portorož  Lajos Portisch (Hungary)
3 1975 Portorož, Ljubljana  Anatoly Karpov (Soviet Union)
4 1977 Ljubljana, Portorož  Bent Larsen (Denmark)
5 1979 Bled, Portorož  Jan Timman (Netherlands)
6 1985 Portorož, Ljubljana  Lajos Portisch (Hungary),
 Zoltán Ribli (Hungary)
7 1987 Portorož, Ljubljana  Ivan Sokolov (Yugoslavia)
8 1989 Ljubljana, Rogaška Slatina  Predrag Nikolić (Yugoslavia)
9 1991 Bled, Rogaška Slatina  Predrag Nikolić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
10 1993 Portorož, Rogaška Slatina  Ivan Sokolov (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
11 1995 Ptuj  Stefan Kindermann (Germany)
12 1997 Portorož  Vadim Zviagintsev (Russia)
13 1999 Portorož  Alexander Beliavsky (Slovenia)
14 2001 Portorož  Alexander Beliavsky (Slovenia)
15 2003 Portorož  Alexander Beliavsky (Slovenia),
 Emil Sutovsky (Israel)
16 2005 Portorož  Alexander Beliavsky (Slovenia)
17 2007 Ljubljana  Duško Pavasovič (Slovenia)

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