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Enver Bukic
Number of games in database: 272
Years covered: 1962 to 2000
Last FIDE rating: 2383
Highest rating achieved in database: 2495

Overall record: +50 -65 =157 (47.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (20) 
    E92 E91 E94 E66 E71
 Queen's Indian (19) 
    E14 E15 E17 E19 E16
 Modern Benoni (12) 
    A56 A77 A78 A76 A79
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A40 A41 A50 A46 E10
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D90 D94 D80 D82 D97
 English, 1 c4 c5 (7) 
    A34 A30 A35 A36
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (67) 
    B93 B99 B90 B46 B43
 Sicilian Najdorf (34) 
    B93 B99 B90 B92 B96
 King's Indian (30) 
    E60 E98 E61 E92 E71
 Sicilian Scheveningen (8) 
    B80 B81 B84 B83
 Sicilian Kan (7) 
    B43 B41 B42
 Sicilian Taimanov (7) 
    B46 B48 B45
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Bukic vs Tal, 1967 1-0
   Bukic vs Romanishin, 1977 1-0
   Bukic vs M Mihaljcisin, 1981 1-0
   Bukic vs M Cebalo, 1980 1-0
   Bukic vs C Peptan, 1997 1/2-1/2
   Larsen vs Bukic, 1978 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Skopje (1967)

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(born Dec-02-1937, died Feb-22-2017, 79 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Slovenia)

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Enver Bukic was awarded the IM title in 1964 and the GM title in 1976. He performed very well in the Yugoslav Championships but his best results were 1st= at the Kostic Memorial in Vrsac 1975, 1st= at Stip 1976 and 1st= at Uljma 1976.

Last updated: 2018-12-02 05:00:50

 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 272  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Smailbegovic vs Bukic  ½-½211962YUG-ch 17thB41 Sicilian, Kan
2. Velimirovic vs Bukic  ½-½381962YUG-ch 18thB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. Bukic vs I Nemet  ½-½471962YUG-ch 18thA10 English
4. Ivkov vs Bukic  ½-½271962YUG-ch 18thA04 Reti Opening
5. Bukic vs B Rabar 1-0311962YUG-ch 18thE14 Queen's Indian
6. Gligoric vs Bukic  ½-½541962YUG-ch 18thE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
7. Bukic vs M Bobotsov  ½-½221963SochiE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
8. Bukic vs Kholmov  ½-½411963SochiE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
9. Bukic vs Smyslov  ½-½291963SochiE14 Queen's Indian
10. Polugaevsky vs Bukic  1-0561963SochiE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
11. Bukic vs Antoshin  ½-½381963SochiE14 Queen's Indian
12. J Kozma vs Bukic  0-1371963SochiE61 King's Indian
13. Parma vs Bukic  1-0391963YUG-ch 19thB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. Bukic vs D Ciric  ½-½301963YUG-ch 19thD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
15. Bukic vs Udovcic  0-1231963YUG-ch 19thE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
16. Bukic vs M Bertok  1-0571963YUG-ch 19thA43 Old Benoni
17. Z Mestrovic vs Bukic  1-0521963YUG-ch 19thB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
18. Bukic vs D Marovic  ½-½301963YUG-ch 19thE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
19. Bukic vs R Jovanic  ½-½321963YUG-ch 19thE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
20. Bukic vs Matulovic  ½-½411963YUG-ch 19thA36 English
21. Bukic vs Ivkov  ½-½301963YUG-ch 19thE00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. S Nikolic vs Bukic  ½-½571963YUG-ch 19thB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
23. V Sokolov vs Bukic  1-0321963YUG-ch 19thB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
24. Bukic vs I Gojak  1-0381963YUG-ch 19thE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
25. Bukic vs M Lutovac  1-0411963YUG-ch 19thD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
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Dec-02-06  BIDMONFA: Enver Bukic

BUKIC, Enver

Dec-02-06  Bobak Zahmat: Unbelievable, this guy has played an incredible game against Mikhail Tal and defeated him, and he hadn't any kibitz till today.
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  brankat: <Bobak Zahmat> I assume You're referring to this gem of a game by E,Bukic:

Bukic vs Tal, 1967

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  brankat: Happy Birthday Enver!
Dec-02-10  Skakalec: I can not find data about it, but I recall of hearding that he became blind due some exotic tropical disease after working as coach for UAE. Anyone who can (dis)confirm this?
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  brankat: Best wishes for Your Birthday!
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  cro777: I am deeply saddened by the news that GM Enver Bukić passed away in Ljubljana, Slovenia on the 24th of February 2017 at the age of 79.

Bukic was born in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (former Yugoslavia). Since 1991 he lived in Ljubljana, Slovenia with his wife Vera Kržišnik Bukić, a renowned Slovenian historian and a national woman master in chess.

Bukic played on the Yugoslav team in three European Team Chess Championships (1970, 1973 and 1977). In 1977 in Moscow he won a gold medal on board 7. In that championship Yugoslavia (Ljubojević, Gligorić, Matanović, Velimirović, Parma, Ivkov, Bukić, Hulak, Knezevic, Marangunić) took the bronze madal, behind Soviet Union and Hungary.

His win over Tal in Budva 1967, in "Tal style", was recognized as one of the best games of the year Bukic vs Tal, 1967

When we were young chess players we played for the same chess club.

Rest in piece my friend. You will be remembered as a great player and gentle soul.

Mar-03-17  Stonehenge: <passed away in Ljubljana, Slovenia on the 24th of February>

Here the news is from the 23rd:

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