International invitation top tournament series in former Yugoslavia
Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Exlusive in the web!
Belgrade (Investbanka) plus Belgrade singulars, Serbia
Bugojno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ljubljana, Portorož, Bled et al., Vidmar Memorial, Slovenia
Niksic, not numbered, Montenegro
Novi Sad (Liberation tournament) plus singulars, Serbia
Sarajevo (Bosna), Bosnia and Herzegovina Special feature
today as an Open ongoing
Solin (Salona tournament), Croatia
Sombor, Parcetic Memorial, Serbia
Skopje (Turnir solidarnost), Macedonia
Vrsac, Kostic Memorial, Serbia
Zagreb singulars, and Rovinj/Zagreb, Croatia
Further strong tournaments for instance in Titograd (today Podgorica), Montenegro in 1984, or legendary blitz tournaments in Herceg Novi, Montenegro in 1970 and 1983.
Note: Niksic or Vinkovci are not printed in bold, despite having one particular famous tournament, they did have a *series* of (further) events, but not of world-class status.
Bosna, held in Sarajevo, is played today as an Open tournament of rather regional status.
The Vidmar Memorial, Slovenia, sometimes was organized as a pure national competition.
The 20th Chess Olympiad 1972 at Skopje was the first Chess Olympiad which combined the men and women tournament at the same place!
SKOPJE Turnir Solidarnost 1967 – 1971, plus 1976
1969 Hort, Matulovic (3.= Smyslov)
1970 Taimanov, Vasiukov
USSR men: Petrosian, Korchnoi, Smyslov, Tal, Karpov, IM Savon
Vidmar Memorial (Ljubljana, Portorož, Bled et al.)
Ljubljana, Portorož, Bled et al. (Vidmar Memorial), unregularly played, 20th edition in 2016: Vidmar Memorial