Bruno Parma

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Bruno Parma
Association Yugoslavia Socialist Federal RepublicYugoslavia Yugoslavia
Born December 30, 1941
title International Master (1961)
Grand Master (1963)
Current  Elo rating 2480 (August 2020)
Best Elo rating 2540 (January 1978)
Tab at the FIDE (English)

Bruno Parma (born December 30, 1941 in Ljubljana ) is a Yugoslav chess master .


Parma was one of the leading chess players in Yugoslavia in the 1960s and 1970s. He won the Junior World Championship in The Hague in 1961 and became international champion in the same year . After a successful tournament in Beverwijk in 1963, FIDE awarded him the title of Grand Master . His greatest successes were victories at international tournaments in Polanica-Zdrój in 1964, Reggio nell'Emilia in 1965 and 1970 and in Sarajevo in 1970 (together with Ljubomir Ljubojević ). In 1969 in San Juan (Puerto Rico) he was second behind world champion Boris Spasski .

At the Dortmund Chess Festival in 1973, he and Ulf Andersson took second place. At the second International German Championship in 1973 in Dortmund, he finished eighth. Bruno Parma contested his last tournament in 1985 in Portoroz (winner Portisch), so he is listed as inactive by FIDE.

National team

1980 Chess Olympiad, in the back Bruno Parma - Gennadi Sosonko and in front Ljubomir Ljubojević - Jan Timman

Parma took part in the Chess Olympiad for Yugoslavia in 1962 , 1964 , 1966 , 1968 , 1970 , 1974 , 1978 and 1980 . He reached second place with the team in 1962, 1964, 1968 and 1974, and third place in 1970 and 1980. He took part in the European team championship in 1965, 1970, 1973 and 1977. With the team he reached second place in 1965 and 1973 and third place in 1977, in the individual scoring he achieved the second best individual result on the fourth board in 1970 and on the fifth board in 1973, and the third best individual result on the fifth board in 1965 and 1977.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Willy Iclicki: FIDE Golden book 1924-2002 . Euroadria, Slovenia, 2002, p. 75
  2. Dortmunder Schachtage 1973 - report by Gerhard Hund
  3. 2nd International German Individual Chess Championship 1973 in Dortmund on TeleSchach
  4. Bruno Parma's results at the Chess Olympiads on (English)
  5. Bruno Parma's results at the European Team Championships on (English)

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