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Bruno Parma
Number of games in database: 737
Years covered: 1959 to 2006
Last FIDE rating: 2480
Highest rating achieved in database: 2530
Overall record: +169 -72 =494 (56.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      2 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (154) 
    B42 B32 B83 B47 B46
 Ruy Lopez (121) 
    C93 C72 C94 C92 C96
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (72) 
    C93 C94 C92 C96 C85
 French Defense (33) 
    C07 C18 C16 C05 C03
 Sicilian Najdorf (28) 
    B97 B96 B99 B94 B98
 Sicilian Taimanov (26) 
    B46 B47 B45 B48 B49
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (84) 
    B36 B77 B32 B31 B76
 Nimzo Indian (47) 
    E55 E57 E58 E32 E21
 Pirc (40) 
    B07 B08 B09
 Sicilian Dragon (38) 
    B36 B77 B76 B70 B72
 Queen's Indian (32) 
    E17 E12 E15 E14 E19
 Ruy Lopez (26) 
    C63 C91 C95 C97 C94
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Parma vs G Ramirez, 1963 1-0
   Parma vs Balashov, 1971 1-0
   A Planinc vs Parma, 1976 0-1
   Parma vs Stein, 1965 1-0
   Tseshkovsky vs Parma, 1979 0-1
   Ujtelky vs Parma, 1965 0-1
   Parma vs Fischer, 1961 1/2-1/2
   Parma vs Fischer, 1965 1/2-1/2
   Parma vs Szabo, 1968 1-0
   Parma vs Larsen, 1972 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Teesside (1972)
   Bled (1961)
   Havana (1965)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Bruno Parma by TheAlchemist
   1964 Beverwijk Hoogovens by jww
   Dortmund 1973 by suenteus po 147
   Teesside 1972 by Tabanus

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BRUNO PARMA
(born Dec-30-1941, 73 years old) Yugoslavia (citizen of Slovenia)

[what is this?]
Bruno Parma was born in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia. Awarded the IM title in 1961 and the GM title in 1963, he was World Junior Champion in 1961. A fine positional player in the same mould as Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian, he has won tournaments in Bucharest 1968, Sarajevo 1970, Natanya 1971 and Vrsac 1973. Parma was Slovenian champion in 1959 and 1961.

Wikipedia article: Bruno Parma


 page 1 of 30; games 1-25 of 737  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Parma vs C Bielicki 0-127 1959 World Junior ChampionshipB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
2. Parma vs V Nedeljkovic 1-030 1960 YugoslaviaC18 French, Winawer
3. Parma vs Udovcic  ½-½19 1960 YUG-chB42 Sicilian, Kan
4. Puc vs Parma  ½-½46 1960 YUG-chB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
5. Janosevic vs Parma  0-132 1960 YUG-chB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
6. Parma vs M Damjanovic 0-126 1960 YugoslaviaB42 Sicilian, Kan
7. Parma vs M Bertok  ½-½18 1960 YUG-chB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
8. A Bulat vs Parma  ½-½20 1960 YUG-chE10 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Matulovic vs Parma 1-039 1960 YUG-chA34 English, Symmetrical
10. Parma vs P Trifunovic  ½-½16 1960 YUG-chC47 Four Knights
11. Parma vs Minic  1-042 1960 Tournament (candidates)B96 Sicilian, Najdorf
12. D Ciric vs Parma  ½-½23 1960 YUG-chB32 Sicilian
13. Parma vs P Smederevac  ½-½20 1960 YUG-chB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
14. Parma vs Gligoric  0-163 1960 YUG-chC47 Four Knights
15. Kozomara vs Parma  ½-½63 1960 YUG-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. Parma vs J Sofrevski  ½-½20 1960 Tournament (candidates)B96 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. Parma vs B Tot  1-042 1960 YUG-chC46 Three Knights
18. M Knezevic vs Parma  ½-½18 1960 YUG-chB30 Sicilian
19. M Vukovic vs Parma  0-133 1960 YUG-chE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
20. Parma vs Fischer ½-½39 1961 BledB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. Tal vs Parma 1-029 1961 BledB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
22. Parma vs A Matanovic  ½-½30 1961 BledC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
23. Parma vs G Larusson  1-024 1961 Wch U20 fin-AC14 French, Classical
24. A Shmit vs Parma  ½-½36 1961 BelgradB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
25. J H Donner vs Parma  ½-½30 1961 BledE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
 page 1 of 30; games 1-25 of 737  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-16-04  popski: Bruno Parma, World Junior Chess Champion in 1961. One of the most talented ex. Yugoslav Grand Masters.

The Parma Variation:
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 e3 0–0 5 Bd3 d5 6 Nf3 c5 7 0–0 dxc4 8 Bxc4 Nbd7

Nov-19-04  kostich in time: In one of his books, Golombek makes a disdainful comment about the "modern Yugoslav school", calling them 'drawing masters'. While not fair to Gligoric,( and written BEFORE the emergence of Velimirovic, Ljubjioviec and Planinc), it is fairly accurate when applied to Parma and even more so to Trifunovich. Gligoric once called him "the peaceful Parma". Still, Parma(his Italian sounding name was due to the fact that he was born on the Yugoslav/Italian border),had some nice games to his credit.
Apr-04-05  WTHarvey: Here are some critical positions from Bruno's games not given here: http://www.wtharvey.com/parm.com
Apr-04-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheAlchemist: Parma was, although he had drawn many games, a very sharp player; he always played 1.e4, he played the sharpest variations against the best players. An example:
Parma vs Fischer, 1961

The only real shame is he quit so soon (at the age of 44).

Some of his favorite games:
Parma vs C B Van den Berg, 1963
Parma vs Antoshin, 1964
Parma vs Balashov, 1971

And he had also beaten Larsen and many other great players.

Apr-04-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheAlchemist: <WTHarvey> The correct link should be http://www.wtharvey.com/parm.html
Apr-04-05  Runemaster: What a drawing percentage! According to the database, Parma drew about 68% of his games.
May-17-05  popski: <kostich in time> Heh, than you can call the same Russian players with Alekhine, Tal and Kasparov exception, or what?!
Dec-30-06  BIDMONFA: Bruno Parma

PARMA, Bruno
http://www.bidmonfa.com/parma_bruno...
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Dec-30-08  arsen387: this guy's notable games are very interesting
Jun-08-09  myschkin: . . .

Simultanka z Brunom Parmo + Pics (2008):

http://www.gimvic.org/dogodki/simul...

Dec-30-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  talisman: happy b'day Bruno!
Dec-30-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: GM Bruno Parma once said that the book "My Great Predecessors" Part 1 written by Garry Kasparov was the best chess book ever!

happy 69th birthday GM Parma!

Dec-30-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy 70th birthday! Also, happy new year!
Dec-30-11  Isolani: 350 games played with the white pieces in the database, all 1.e4. This is my kind of guy.

Is there anyone else in the database who has played only one first move as white during his/her entire career? I am specifically referring to those with more than a 100 white games listed.

As black he did have a broader repertoire though.

Dec-30-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <Isolani> Robert James Fischer comes to mind.
Dec-30-11  King Death: <Benzol> Fischer doesn't make it. He played 1.c4 in some serious games, and that isn't counting the last round game in Palma against Panno with 1.c4 (1-0).
Dec-31-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: I'm trying to imagine a game between Parma and Wanna Zhan, but that would be cheesy.
Dec-31-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <King Death> You're right of course. There is even this collection too

Game Collection: I have never opened with the QP - on principle

:)

Dec-30-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: When Slovenia joined the EU in 2008 his name was automatically changed to Bruno Parma©®™.

No one can use his name without being excommunicated from the EU.

Dec-30-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: <offramp> Growing up in Cuyahoga county, Parma meant a suburb of Cleveland.
Apr-14-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: His career plummeted after he kidnapped Lindbergh's baby.
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