Milunka Lazarević

Serbian chess player

Milunka Lazarević (1 December 1932 – 15 December 2018) was a Serbian chess player and journalist. She was the most known female player of Yugoslavia and became a contender for the Women's World Chess Championship. Lazarevic qualified as a Woman International Master in 1954 and a Woman Grandmaster in 1976. She was awarded the International Arbiter title in 1970.

Milunka Lazarević, 25th Chess Olympiad in Lucerne 1982

Lazarević was born in Šantarovac, Yugoslavia. She died on 15 December 2018 at the age of 86.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Tanjug (2018-12-17). "Preminula višestruka šampionka u šahu Milunka Lazarević". Nezavisne novine (in Serbian). Retrieved 2018-12-17.
  2. "In Memoriam – WGM Milunka Lazarević". Chessdom. 2018-12-18.