Mirko (Imre) Bröder, or Broeder, Broder, Breder (1911–1943) was a Hungarian–Serbian chess master.

Born in Budapest, he grew up in Novi Sad, Voivodina (then Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes), where he studied law. He won a simultaneous game against Alexander Alekhine at Novi Sad 1930,[1] took 2nd in 1930, 4th in 1931, and 2nd in 1933, all in Novi Sad (local tournaments), tied for 4-5th at Novi Sad 1936 (the 2nd Yugoslav Chess Championship, Vasja Pirc won),[2] and tied for 9-10th at Ljubljana 1938 (the 4th YUG-ch, Boris Kostić won).[3]

Bröder played for Yugoslavia in 3rd unofficial Chess Olympiad at Munich 1936 on eighth board (+7 –2 =8),[4] and in the 7th Chess Olympiad at Stockholm 1937 on first reserve board (+4 –2 =7).[5]

During World War II, he died at the hands of the Nazis in 1943.


  1. ^ "Alexander Alekhine vs Mirko Broeder (1930)". Chessgames.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  2. ^ http://www.rogerpaige.me.uk/tables7.htm
  3. ^ http://www.rogerpaige.me.uk/tables9.htm
  4. ^ Wojciech Bartelski. "unofficial Chess Olympiad, Munich 1936, Yugoslavia". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  5. ^ Wojciech Bartelski. "Men's Chess Olympiads :: Mirko Bröder". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 

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