Mijo Udovčić, Amsterdam 1963
|Full name||Mijo Udovčić|
September 11, 1920|
Stara Jošava, formerly Yugoslavia, now Croatia
|Died||April 8, 1984(aged 63)|
|Peak rating||2460 (July 1971)|
|This article uses algebraic notation to describe chess moves.|
Mijo Udovčić (September 11, 1920 - April 8, 1984) was a Yugoslavian chess player, who became the first Croatian Grandmaster in 1962. Jointly with Borislav Ivkov, he won the Yugoslav championships in 1963.
Udovčić gained the title of International Master in 1957 and became a Grandmaster in 1962. He was the first Croatian player to attain the Grandmaster title.
Notable team results
Notable individual results
- Ljubljana 1955: 3rd 10½/17 (winner Zdravko Gabrovšek 11½, second Borislav Milic 11)
- Dortmund 1961: 2nd= 7/11 (with Vasily Smyslov, winner Mark Taimanov 8)
- Yugoslav Championship 1961 (Zagreb): 2nd= (with Stojan Puc, winner Trifunović)
- Lasker Memorial, Berlin 1962: 2nd= 10½/15 (with Leonid Stein, winner Evgeni Vasiukov 11½)
- Yugoslav Championship 1963 (Zenica): 1st= 15/21 (with Ivkov)
- Zagreb 1969: 2nd= (with Vlastimil Hort, winner Mato Damjanović)
Larsen, B–Udovčić, Sarajevo 1960
Bird's Opening (ECO F03)
1.f4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 g6 4.b4 Bg7 5.Bb2 O-O 6.Be2 Bg4 7.O-O Nbd7 8.Na3 c6 9.c4 e6 10.h3 Bxf3 11.Bxf3 Qe7 12.b5 Ne4 13.Bxg7 Kxg7 14.bxc6 bxc6 15.cxd5 cxd5 16.Nb5 Qb4 17.Rb1 Qxd2 18.Bxe4 Qxe3+ 19.Kh1 Qxe4 20.Nd6 Qe3 21.Rb7 Nf6 22.f5 Qe5 23.fxg6 hxg6 24.Qf3 Rad8 25.Nb5 a6 26.Na7 Rd7 27.Nc6 Qf5 28.Qe2 Rxb7 29.Rxf5 exf5 30.Qxa6 Rb1+ 31.Kh2 Re8 32.Qa7 f4 33.Ne7 Ng4+ 0-1
- "Chessmetrics rating card". Retrieved 11 October 2009.
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- "Ljubljana crosstable" (in Slovenian). Retrieved 11 October 2009.
- "Lasker Memorial results" (in German). Retrieved 11 October 2009.
- "Yugoslav championship results" (in Italian). Retrieved 11 October 2009.
- ChessGames.com. "Larsen, B–Udovčić, Sarajevo 1960". ChessGames.com. Retrieved 2009-10-13.