Vladimir Vukovic

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Vladimir Vuković


Vladimir Vuković (born 26 August, 1898 - died 18 November, 1975) was a Croatian chess writer, theoretician, player, and journalist.

His tournament record includes the following achievements:

  • 3rd at Celje 1921, behind Erdey and König
  • =4-7th at Vienna 1921; won by Friedrich Sämisch
  • 1st at Vienna 1921
  • =10-11th at Vienna 1922; won by Akiba Rubinstein
  • =4-5th at Györ 1924; won by Nagy
  • =4-5th at Debrecen 1925; won by Hans Kmoch
  • 7th at Kecskemét 1927; won by Lajos Steiner
  • =6-7th at Kecskemét 1927; won by Savielly Tartakower

In 1927, Vuković played on second board for the Yugoslav team at the 1st Chess Olympiad in London, posting a record of +7-6=2.

Vuković edited the monthly chess magazine "Šahovski Glasnik." He is the author of "The Art of Attack in Chess" (Oxford-London 1963), which is widely regarded as a masterpiece of chess literature.[citation needed] Other books he wrote include "Razvoj šahovskich ideja" (Zagreb 1928) and "The Chess Sacrifice" (London-New York 1968).


  • Chessgames

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