Smilja Vujosevic

Woman International Master 1977

Born Yugoslavia, arrived Canada 1967

Bookkeeper, now retired

Woman's board on Belgrade Partizan team, many times Yugoslav team champion

Canadian Women's Champion from best Women's result at Canadian Open 1970, 1973

Canadian Women's Champion 1975

2nd place Canadian Women's Championship 1989

Best Women's result at Canadian Open 1976, 1988, 1991, 1993

Represented Canada at Women's Olympiads (1974, 1976, 1990, 1992, 1994)

Represented Canada on Group B 1st place team at Women's Olympiad 1976

Bronze medal, Board 1, Women's Olympiad 1976

Represented Canada at Women's Interzonal 1976

Top rated female Canadian at Year-end 3 years in a row (1973-5)

Smilja Vujosevic's choice for her best game:

Smilja Vujosevic vs. Milunka Lazarevic

Canada vs. Yugoslavia, Women's Olympiad, Medellin, Columbia, Board 1, 1974

Two games which illustrate Smilja Vujosevic's style:

Milinka Merlini - Smilja Vujosevic

France - Canada, Women's Olympiad, Haifa, Israel, Board 1, 1976

Smilja Vujosevic - Nava Starr

Canadian Women's Championship, Scarborough, Ontario, 1989

 

Contributor: Smilja Vujosevic 

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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