Number of games in database: 319
Years covered: 1939 to 1965
Overall record: +86 -73 =160 (52.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
B Rabar vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1949 1-0
B Rabar vs Geller, 1955 1-0
V Castaldi vs B Rabar, 1954 0-1
B Rabar vs Bogoljubov, 1941 1-0
B Rabar vs Najdorf, 1955 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Gothenburg Interzonal (1955)
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(born Sep-27-1919, died Dec-06-1973, 54 years old) Yugoslavia
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|Braslav Rabar was born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia (Croatia). Awarded the IM title in 1950, he was Yugoslav Champion in 1951 and 1953 (jointly) and he played on three Yugoslav Olympiad teams (1950, 1952, 1954). He played in 13 Yugoslav championships.
He is best remembered for designing the opening classification system that was used in the Chess Informant. He coedited the monthly chess magazine Sahovski Glasnik.|
He passed away in Zagreb in 1973.
Wikipedia article: Braslav Rabar
| page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 319
|1. Gligoric vs B Rabar
||1-0||28||1939||Zagreb||E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3|
|2. B Rabar vs Ahues
|| ||0-1||28||1941||Trencianske Teplice||E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5|
|3. K Hucl vs B Rabar
|| ||0-1||46||1941||Trencianske Teplice||C29 Vienna Gambit|
|4. Szily vs B Rabar
|| ||1-0||40||1941||Trencianske Teplice||C10 French|
|5. M Milan vs B Rabar
|| ||1-0||34||1941||Trencianske Teplice||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
|6. Saemisch vs B Rabar
|| ||0-1||48||1941||Trencianske Teplice||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|7. B Rabar vs G Fuster
|| ||0-1||30||1941||Trencianske Teplice||D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|8. Foltys vs B Rabar
|| ||1-0||48||1941||Trencianske Teplice||C10 French|
|9. H Meyer vs B Rabar
|| ||0-1||33||1941||Trencianske Teplice||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
|10. B Rabar vs Opocensky
|| ||0-1||30||1941||Trencianske Teplice||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|11. B Rabar vs G Fuster
|| ||0-1||53||1941||Munich||B40 Sicilian|
|12. P Rethy vs B Rabar
|| ||0-1||49||1941||Munich||E12 Queen's Indian|
|13. Opocensky vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||18||1941||Munich||C10 French|
|14. B Rabar vs P Leepin
|| ||½-½||29||1941||Munich||E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|15. B Rabar vs B Nielsen
|| ||1-0||58||1941||Munich||E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|16. E R Lundin vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||51||1941||Munich||E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3|
|17. B Rabar vs Mross
||0-1||63||1941||Munich||E35 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 5.cd ed|
|18. Alekhine vs B Rabar
||1-0||34||1941||Munich||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|19. B Rabar vs Bogoljubov
||1-0||42||1941||Munich||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|20. Kieninger vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||31||1941||Munich||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
|21. B Rabar vs Stoltz
||0-1||57||1941||Munich||D33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|22. I V Rohacek vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||45||1941||Munich||B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4|
|23. B Rabar vs Cortlever
|| ||1-0||67||1941||Munich||D70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense|
|24. Foltys vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||30||1941||Munich||C29 Vienna Gambit|
|25. B Rabar vs K Richter
|| ||0-1||52||1941||Munich||A51 Budapest Gambit|
| page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 319
|Aug-23-05|| ||Resignation Trap: Yugoslavia hosted the first Olimpiad after World War II in Dubrovnik. The host team finished first, and Rabar, with the score of eight wins and two draws, had the best overall percentage of the event.|
|Sep-27-07|| ||pawnofdoom: Player of the Day!
Happy Birthday Rabar! Today's almost over and I'm surprised no one else kitibtzed
An impressive game by him that got the game of the day. Too bad he wasn't the one who won it
B Rabar vs Stoltz, 1941
|Aug-10-08|| ||myschkin: . . .
|Sep-27-10|| ||BIDMONFA: Braslav Rabar|
|Sep-27-10|| ||YoungEd: Perhaps the strongest player with a palindromic name?|
|Sep-27-10|| ||TheTamale: <YoungEd>: I always thought Level 12 was the strongest player with a palindromic name, but then I realized the 12 at the end disqualifies it.|
|Nov-25-10|| ||GrahamClayton: <Resignation Trap>Yugoslavia hosted the first Olimpiad after World War II in Dubrovnik. The host team finished first, and Rabar, with the score of eight wins and two draws, had the best overall percentage of the event.|
Rabar won the Gold Medal for the best score on Board 4. Larry Evans also scored 90%, but did not play as many games as Rabar.
|Sep-27-12|| ||brankat: R.I.P. old friend.|
|Sep-27-13|| ||brankat: The same.|
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