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Dragoljub Janošević

Full name Dragoljub Janošević
Country Yugoslavia
Born 8 July 1923
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2518 (March 1954)

Dragoljub Janošević (Janosevic) (8 July 1923 - 20 May 1993) was a Yugoslav chess Grandmaster.


Janošević became an International Master in 1964 and earned the Grandmaster title the following year.

In the 1950s and 1960s he played several times in the final of the Yugoslav Championship. He loved to play blindfold chess games.

Notable results

Notable games

Janošević scored individual victories over such strong grandmasters as Mikhail Botvinnik, Mikhail Tal, Tigran Petrosian and Fischer.

He drew a game with Efim Geller in Skopje 1968 where neither player made a move.