Milunka Lazarević

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Milunka Lazarević, 25th Chess Olympiad in Lucerne 1982

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.

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

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  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.