Romanian Chess Championship

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The Romanian Chess Championship became a yearly even in 1946, and was held irregularly earlier. A series of national eliminating contests are played to select a 20-player field for the men's final. The women's final consists of 16 players.

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Men's winners

YearCityMen's Winner
1926 Sibiu Alexandru Tyroler
1927 Bucharest Alexandru Tyroler
1929 Iaşi Alexandru Tyroler
1930 Cernăuţi János Balogh
1931 Bucharest Stefan Erdélyi
1932 Bucharest Boris Kostić
1933-4 Bucharest Stefan Erdélyi
1935 Bucharest Heinrich Silbermann
1936 Bucharest Ivan Halic
1943 Bucharest Petre Seimeanu
1946 Bucharest Octav Troianescu
1947 Braşov Traian Ichim
1948 Bucharest Toma Popa
1949 Bucharest Stefan Erdélyi
1950 Bucharest Ion Balanel
1951 Bucharest Tudor Flondor
Gheorghe-Gicǎ Alexadrescu
1952 Bucharest Victor Ciocâltea
1953 Bucharest Ion Balanel
1954 Bucharest Octav Troianescu
1955 Bucharest Ion Bǎlǎnel
1956 Bucharest Octav Troianescu
1957 Bucharest Octav Troianescu
1958 Bucharest Ion Bǎlǎnel
1959 Bucharest Victor Ciocâltea
1960 Bucharest Florin Gheorghiu
1961 Bucharest Victor Ciocâltea
1962 Bucharest Florin Gheorghiu
1963 Bucharest Teodor Ghiţescu
1964 Bucharest Florin Gheorghiu
1965 Bucharest Florin Gheorghiu
1966 Bucharest Florin Gheorghiu
1967 Bucharest Florin Gheorghiu
1968 Bucharest Octav Troianescu
1969 Bucharest Victor Ciocâltea
1970 Bucharest Victor Ciocâltea
1971 Bucharest Victor Ciocâltea
1972 Bucharest Carol Partos
1973 Bucharest Florin Gheorghiu
1974 Bucharest Aurel Urzicǎ
1975 Sinaia Victor Ciocâltea
1976 Timișoara Mihail-Viorel Ghindǎ
1977 Sibiu Florin Gheorghiu
1978 Herculane Mihail-Viorel Ghindǎ
1979 Bucharest Victor Ciocâltea
1980 Bucharest Mihai Suba
1981 Bucharest Mihai Suba
1982 Bucharest Ovidiu Foisor
1983 Bucharest Mihail-Viorel Ghindǎ
1984 Bucharest Florin Gheorghiu
1985(1) Bucharest Sergiu Henric Grünberg
1985(2) Timișoara Mihai Suba
1986 Adrian Negulescu
1987 Florin Gheorghiu
1988 Predeal Mihail Marin
1989 Mihail-Viorel Ghindǎ
1990 Ioan Biriescu
1991 Dragos Dumitrache
1992 Andrei Istrățescu
1993 Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu
1994 Mihail Marin
1995 Romeo Sorin Milu
1996 Herculane Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu
1997 Bela Badea
1998 Bucharest Bela Badea
1999 Iaşi Constantin Ionescu
Mihail Marin
2000 Iulian Sofronie
2001 Mircea Pârligras
2002 Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu
2003 Satu Mare Mihai Grünberg
2004 Braşov Alin Berescu
2005 Băile Tuşnad Alin Berescu
2006 Predeal Vlad-Cristian Jianu
2007 Amara Constantin Lupulescu
2008 Cluj-Napoca Vladislav Nevednichy
2009 Eforie Nord Eduard-Andrei Valeanu
2010 Baile Olanesti Constantin Lupulescu
2011 Sarata Monteoru Constantin Lupulescu
2012 Sarata Monteoru Vladislav Nevednichy
2013 Olanesti Constantin Lupulescu
2014 Targu Mures Vlad-Victor Barnaure
2015 Călimăneşti-Căciulata Constantin Lupulescu
2016 Bucharest Mircea-Emilian Parligras
2017 Călimănești-Căciulata Andrei Istrățescu
2018 Olanesti Tiberiu Georgescu
2019 Olanesti Lucian-Costin Miron
2021 Iaşi Bogdan-Daniel Deac

Women's winners

YearCityWinner
1936 Bucharest Rodica Manolescu (née Luţia)
1949 Bucharest Lidia Habermann-Giuroiu
1950 Braşov Iolanda Szathmary
1951 Braşov Maria Albuleț
1952 Sibiu Elena Grabovieţchi
1953 Satu Mare Lidia Giuroiu
1954 Bucharest Lidia Giuroiu
1955 Oradea Maria Albuleț
1956 Cluj Maria Albuleț
1957 Ploieşti Rodica Manolescu
1958 Bucharest Lidia Giuroiu
1959 Bucharest Margareta Teodorescu
1960 Timișoara Alexandra Nicolau
1961 Bucharest Alexandra Nicolau
1962 Braşov Margareta Perevoznic
1963 Ploieşti Alexandra Nicolau
1964 Oradea Alexandra Nicolau
1965 Herculane Alexandra Nicolau
1966 Constanţa Elisabeta Polihroniade
1967 Arad Gertrude Baumstark
1968 Oradea Margareta Teodorescu
1969 Piatra Neamţ Margareta Teodorescu
1970 Ploieşti Elisabeta Polihroniade
1971 Braşov Elisabeta Polihroniade
1972 Cluj Elisabeta Polihroniade
1973 Braşov Alexandra Nicolau
1974 Timișoara Margareta Teodorescu
1975 Alexandria Elisabeta Polihroniade
1976 Piatra Neamţ Elisabeta Polihroniade
1977 Sinaia Elisabeta Polihroniade
1978 Mediaş Daniela Nuţu
1979 Satu Mare Daniela Nuţu
1980 Eforie Daniela Nuţu
1981 Herculane Gertrude Baumstark
1982 Mediaş Eugenia Ghindǎ
1983 Herculane Margareta Mureşan
1984 Marina Pogorevici
1985 Herculane Margareta Mureşan
1986 Ligia Jicman
1987 Margareta Mureşan
1988 Gabriela Olǎraşu
1989 Gabriela Olǎraşu
Cristina Adela Foisor
1990 Mariana Ioniţa
1991 Elena Luminita Radu-Cosma
1992 Elena Luminita Radu-Cosma
1993 Gabriela Olǎraşu
1994 Corina Peptan
1995 Corina Peptan
1996 Gabriela Olǎraşu
1997 Corina Peptan
1998 Cristina Adela Foisor
Ligia Jicman
1999 Gabriela Olǎraşu
2000 Corina Peptan
2001 Iulia Ionicǎ
2002 Irina Ionescu Brandis
2003 Gabriela Olǎraşu
2004 Corina Peptan
2005 Angela Dragomirescu
2006 Ioana-Smaranda Pădurariu
2007 Corina Peptan
2008 Napoca Corina Peptan
2009 Eforie Nord Corina Peptan
2010 Baile Olanesti Elena-Luminita Cosma
2011 Sarata Monteoru Cristina Adela Foisor
2012 Sarata Monteoru Cristina Adela Foisor
2013 Olanesti Cristina Adela Foisor
2014 Targu Mures Corina Peptan
2015 Călimăneşti-Căciulata Corina Peptan
2016 Bucharest Elena-Luminita Cosma
2017 Călimăneşti-Căciulata Corina Peptan
2018 Olanesti Irina Bulmaga
2019 Olanesti Corina Peptan
2021 Iaşi Alessia-Mihaela Ciolacu

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