Canadian Chess Biographies

Researched, compiled, written and copyright 2000-10 by David Cohen. Last updated: 2010.07.08.
Main web site & contact: Canadian Chess.

More biographies

Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z

Index - V


Yaaqov Vaingorten

Yaaqov Vaingorten

Photo: Dutton Chess Club, Toronto, 2002. Copyright 2002 by the photographer David Cohen.


Povilas (Paul) Vaitonis

(1911-83)

Paul Vaitonis

Photo: 1951 Canadian Championship, Vancouver.

Source (photo): family of Frank Anderson.


Henry Vercoe

(1840-85)


Frank Veszely


Vahagn Voskanyan

Vahagn Voskanyan

Photo: 2004 Canadian Championship, Toronto. Copyright 2004 by the photographer David Cohen.


Zvonko Vranesic

Zvonko Vranesic

Photo: 1969 Canadian Championship Playoff Match, Hart House, Toronto. Chess Canada 1970.04.

Sources: 100 Years of Chess in Canada by D. Abraham Yanofsky, 1967; Bulletin 9, 1975.03-04, Chess Federation of Canada, p.11; chess column by Lawrence Day, Toronto Star, 2008.05.03 and 2010.05.01; Zvonko Vranesic's home page, University of Toronto; McGraw-Hill; Archive, Chess Federation of Slovenia.

Contributors: Vladimir Dobrich (photo), Zvonko Vranesic (biography).


Smilja Vujosevic

Smilja Vujosevic's choice for her best game:

Smilja Vujosevic vs. Milunka Lazarevic
Canada vs. Yugoslavia, Women's Olympiad, Medellin, Columbia, Board 1, 1974

Two games which illustrate Smilja Vujosevic's style:

Milinka Merlini - Smilja Vujosevic
France - Canada, Women's Olympiad, Haifa, Israel, Board 1, 1976

Smilja Vujosevic - Nava Starr
Canadian Women's Championship, Scarborough, Ontario, 1989

Contributor: Smilja Vujosevic (biography, game selection)


Milan Vukadinov

(1936-2002)