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B Rabar 
Braslav Rabar
Number of games in database: 316
Years covered: 1939 to 1965
Overall record: +85 -73 =158 (51.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (23) 
    E74 E75 E81 E94 E86
 Nimzo Indian (21) 
    E48 E33 E45 E58 E53
 Orthodox Defense (17) 
    D50 D51 D62 D61 D63
 Sicilian (16) 
    B90 B96 B58 B88 B40
 Ruy Lopez (13) 
    C86 C67 C73 C84 C79
 Grunfeld (8) 
    D70 D84 D94 D93 D83
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (38) 
    B93 B44 B67 B94 B21
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E47 E58 E51 E21 E24
 King's Indian (13) 
    E64 E70 E94 E67 E92
 Sicilian Najdorf (13) 
    B93 B94 B95 B91
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D38 D30 D31
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C83 C84 C86 C97 C76
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   B Rabar vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1949 1-0
   B Rabar vs Geller, 1955 1-0
   B Rabar vs Bogoljubov, 1941 1-0
   M Napolitano vs B Rabar, 1942 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Munich (1941)
   Munich (1942)
   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 316  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Gligoric vs B Rabar 1-028 1939 ZagrebE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
2. P Rethy vs B Rabar  0-149 1941 MunichE12 Queen's Indian
3. B Rabar vs Cortlever  1-067 1941 MunichD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
4. Saemisch vs B Rabar  0-148 1941 Trencianske TepliceE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
5. Alekhine vs B Rabar 1-034 1941 MunichC07 French, Tarrasch
6. Foltys vs B Rabar  ½-½30 1941 MunichC29 Vienna Gambit
7. E R Lundin vs B Rabar  ½-½51 1941 MunichE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
8. Foltys vs B Rabar  1-048 1941 Trencianske TepliceC10 French
9. B Rabar vs G Fuster  0-153 1941 MunichB40 Sicilian
10. I V Rohacek vs B Rabar  ½-½45 1941 MunichB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
11. B Rabar vs G Fuster  0-130 1941 Trencianske TepliceD24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. B Rabar vs B Nielsen  1-058 1941 MunichE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
13. B Rabar vs Opocensky  0-130 1941 Trencianske TepliceD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. B Rabar vs Bogoljubov 1-042 1941 MunichB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. B Rabar vs Stoltz 0-157 1941 MunichD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
16. H Meyer vs B Rabar  0-133 1941 Trencianske TepliceD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
17. Opocensky vs B Rabar  ½-½18 1941 MunichC10 French
18. K Hucl vs B Rabar  0-146 1941 Trencianske TepliceC29 Vienna Gambit
19. Kieninger vs B Rabar  ½-½31 1941 MunichD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
20. B Rabar vs Ahues  0-128 1941 Trencianske TepliceE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
21. B Rabar vs P Leepin  ½-½29 1941 MunichE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
22. B Rabar vs K Richter  0-152 1941 MunichA51 Budapest Gambit
23. M Milan vs B Rabar  1-034 1941 Trencianske TepliceD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
24. B Rabar vs Mross 0-163 1941 MunichE35 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, ed
25. Szily vs B Rabar  1-040 1941 Trencianske TepliceC10 French
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 316  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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

RABAR, Braslav

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.
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  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.

<Resignation Trap>,
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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