History of chess club ”Bosna”

History of chess club ”Bosna”

History of chess club ”Bosna”

Till 15 of july 1976 chess club "Bosna" egzisted under the name "Iskra". After changing the name in "Bosna" chess club achieves most important results in all fields of activities (organizational, sports, pedagogical, professional, publishing and propaganda). Poeticaly speaking "Iskra" has burgeoned into a large fire called "Bosna" which later grew into a giant chess fire… Founder of the club and his builder was Milorad Gacina, who formed a club on January 5th 1960 in Logavina street. In that time club had 33 member. Life of the club began with small tournaments but with the best wishes and great expectations. Shortly after the founding, in the wider chess and sport circles imposed the inevitable question: Who is "Iskra", a club who overnight become a major sporting attraction and sensation.

Chess club Bosna Sarajevo was European team champion 1994, 1999, 2000 and 2002 and a triple winner of the Cup of Marshal Tito.

Today, chess club "Bosna" is in the city center. At street Pruščakova 21 the club is founder of the company "Top" which has restaurant with summer garden, three luxury suites and sells chess equipment. In the same building club has halls for organization of competition.
As the most successful sports collective, club gathers a large number of members. Chess club "Bosna" is organizer of traditional international chess tournaments "Bosna".

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