Number of games in database: 343
Years covered: 1938 to 1967
Overall record: +92 -78 =173 (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
V Castaldi vs B Rabar, 1954 0-1
B Rabar vs Geller, 1955 1-0
B Rabar vs G Barcza, 1952 1-0
E R Lundin vs B Rabar, 1952 1/2-1/2
B Rabar vs Najdorf, 1955 1-0
E R Lundin vs B Rabar, 1941 1/2-1/2
B Rabar vs Bogoljubov, 1941 1-0
B Rabar vs B Tot, 1956 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 14; games 1-25 of 343
|1. I Lesnik vs B Rabar
|| ||1-0||54||1938||Yugoslavia||E40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3|
|2. Gligoric vs B Rabar
||1-0||28||1939||Zagreb||E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3|
|3. B Rabar vs Opocensky
|| ||0-1||30||1941||Trencianske Teplice||D31 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|4. B Rabar vs Ahues
|| ||0-1||28||1941||Trencianske Teplice||E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5|
|5. K Hucl vs B Rabar
|| ||0-1||46||1941||Trencianske Teplice||C29 Vienna Gambit|
|6. Szily vs B Rabar
|| ||1-0||40||1941||Trencianske Teplice||C10 French|
|7. M Milan vs B Rabar
|| ||1-0||34||1941||Trencianske Teplice||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
|8. Saemisch vs B Rabar
|| ||0-1||48||1941||Trencianske Teplice||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|9. B Rabar vs G Fuster
|| ||0-1||30||1941||Trencianske Teplice||D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|10. Foltys vs B Rabar
|| ||1-0||48||1941||Trencianske Teplice||C10 French|
|11. H Meyer vs B Rabar
|| ||0-1||33||1941||Trencianske Teplice||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
|12. B Rabar vs G Fuster
|| ||0-1||53||1941||Munich||B40 Sicilian|
|13. P Rethy vs B Rabar
|| ||0-1||49||1941||Munich||E12 Queen's Indian|
|14. Opocensky vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||18||1941||Munich||C10 French|
|15. B Rabar vs P Leepin
|| ||½-½||29||1941||Munich||E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|16. B Rabar vs Bjorn Nielsen
|| ||1-0||58||1941||Munich||E33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|17. E R Lundin vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||51||1941||Munich||E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3|
|18. B Rabar vs Mross
||0-1||63||1941||Munich||E34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation|
|19. Alekhine vs B Rabar
||1-0||34||1941||Munich||C07 French, Tarrasch|
|20. Kieninger vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||31||1941||Munich||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
|21. B Rabar vs Bogoljubov
||1-0||42||1941||Munich||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|22. B Rabar vs Stoltz
||0-1||57||1941||Munich||D33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|23. I V Rohacek vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||45||1941||Munich||B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4|
|24. B Rabar vs Cortlever
|| ||1-0||67||1941||Munich||D70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense|
|25. Foltys vs B Rabar
|| ||½-½||30||1941||Munich||C29 Vienna Gambit|
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|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.|
Some years ago our 'colleagues' at https://sah.hr/forum/index.php have created an informative thread (special shoutout to user perovk, vsadek) about this memorable Croatian player and prominent chess figure from Zagreb
'.. Braslav was a great erudite, a great player, a brilliant radio and television commentator, an excellent coach and pedagogue, he was the greatest promoter of the ancient game in the history of Croatian chess. ..'
Article in Croatian by GM Vladimir Kovacevic http://sahklube4.hr/braslav_rabar/
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