Serbian grandmaster Aleksandar Matanović turns 90 today!

Aleksandar Matanović szerb nagymester ma 90 éves !

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Serbian grandmaster Aleksandar Matanović turns 90 today! Robbanó partitölcsérMatanović is the founder of Yugoslavian “Chess Informant”, a leading source of games and analyses for chess players in the pre-computer era. He served as its editor-in-chief for more than 20 years.

 

 

Aleksandar Matanović (born May 23, 1930) is a Serbian chess Grandmaster.

Awarded the GM title in 1955, Matanović was junior champion of Yugoslavia in 1948 and Yugoslav national champion in 1962 (joint with Minić), 1969 and 1978 (he took second place in 1951, 1956, 1959 and 1967).[1][2]

His main tournament results include second place at the Vrnjacka Banja zonal tournament 1967, first place at Opatija 1953, second at Belgrade 1954, first at Hamburg 1955, first at Beverwijk 1957, tied for first at Buenos Aires 1961, first at Zevenaar 1961 and second at Jerusalem 1964. He has an Elo rating of 2490,[3] and is one of few living players in the world with Morphy Number 3.

Matanović is the author of leading chess encyclopedias and Editor-in-Chief of Chess Informant.

Aleksandar Matanović in 1961
Full name Aleksandar Matanović
Country Serbia
Born May 23, 1930
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Title Grandmaster (1955)
FIDE rating 2490 (May 2020)
Peak rating 2525 (January 1976)