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Mirko Bröder

Country Hungary, Serbia
Born 1911
Title National Master

Mirko (Imre) Bröder, or Broeder, Broder, Breder (1911-1943) was a Hungarian-Serbian chess master.

Born in Budapest, he grew up in Novi Sad, Voivodina (then Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes), where he studied law. He won a simultaneous game against Alexander Alekhine at Novi Sad 1930, took 2nd in 1930, 4th in 1931, and 2nd in 1933, all in Novi Sad (local tournaments), tied for 4-5th at Novi Sad 1936 (the 2nd Yugoslav Chess Championship, Vasja Pirc won), and tied for 9-10th at Ljubljana 1938 (the 4th YUG-ch, Boris Kostić won).

Bröder played for Yugoslavia in 3rd unofficial Chess Olympiad at Munich 1936 on eighth board (+7 -2 =8), and in the 7th Chess Olympiad at Stockholm 1937 on first reserve board (+4 -2 =7).

During World War II, he died at the hands of the Nazis in 1943.