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Enver Bukic
Number of games in database: 346
Years covered: 1962 to 2000
Last FIDE rating: 2383
Highest rating achieved in database: 2495

Overall record: +70 -72 =204 (49.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (28) 
    E92 E91 E94 E93 E66
 Queen's Indian (25) 
    E17 E14 E15 E16 E19
 Modern Benoni (16) 
    A56 A58 A77 A57 A79
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    A41 A40 A46 E00 E10
 Grunfeld (11) 
    D94 D90 D97 D92 D82
 English (8) 
    A15 A14 A10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (81) 
    B93 B99 B90 B92 B43
 Sicilian Najdorf (39) 
    B93 B99 B90 B92 B96
 King's Indian (37) 
    E60 E97 E98 E66 E92
 Caro-Kann (10) 
    B18 B17 B15 B10 B14
 Sicilian Scheveningen (8) 
    B80 B81 B83 B84
 English (8) 
    A10 A15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Bukic vs Tal, 1967 1-0
   Bukic vs Romanishin, 1977 1-0
   Bukic vs M Cebalo, 1980 1-0
   K Danov vs Bukic, 1967 0-1
   Smejkal vs Bukic, 1979 0-1
   Bukic vs M Mihaljcisin, 1981 1-0
   Larsen vs Bukic, 1978 1/2-1/2
   Bukic vs A Urzica, 1975 1/2-1/2
   Bukic vs N Gaprindashvili, 1973 1/2-1/2
   Bukic vs Maric, 1967 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Yugoslav Championship (1969)
   Skopje (1967)
   Yugoslav Championship (1967)
   Banja Luka (1976)
   Yugoslav Championship (1972)
   Banja Luka (1979)
   Asztalos Memorial (1966)
   Vrnjacka Banja Zonal (1972)
   Yugoslav Championship (1963)
   EUR-chT (Men) 6th (1977)

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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 16; games 1-25 of 387  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 Smyslov  ½-½291963Chigorin Memorial E14 Queen's Indian
8. Bukic vs Bobotsov  ½-½221963Chigorin Memorial E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
9. Polugaevsky vs Bukic  1-0561963Chigorin Memorial E71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
10. Bukic vs Antoshin  ½-½381963Chigorin Memorial E14 Queen's Indian
11. J Kozma vs Bukic  0-1371963Chigorin Memorial E61 King's Indian
12. Bukic vs Kholmov  ½-½411963Chigorin Memorial E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
13. Bukic vs Udovcic  0-1231963Yugoslav ChampionshipE64 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav System
14. Bukic vs Ciric  ½-½301963Yugoslav ChampionshipD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
15. Parma vs Bukic  1-0391963Yugoslav ChampionshipB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
16. Bukic vs M Bertok  1-0571963Yugoslav ChampionshipA43 Old Benoni
17. Z Krzisnik vs Bukic  1-0451963Yugoslav ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
18. Bukic vs M Lutovac  1-0411963Yugoslav ChampionshipD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
19. S Nikolic vs Bukic  ½-½571963Yugoslav ChampionshipB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. Bukic vs D Marovic  ½-½301963Yugoslav ChampionshipE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
21. Janosevic vs Bukic  1-0571963Yugoslav ChampionshipB07 Pirc
22. Bukic vs Matulovic  ½-½411963Yugoslav ChampionshipA36 English
23. Pirc vs Bukic  ½-½301963Yugoslav ChampionshipA38 English, Symmetrical
24. Bukic vs A Bradvarevic  ½-½301963Yugoslav ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
25. V Sokolov vs Bukic  1-0321963Yugoslav ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
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Kibitzer's Corner
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.
Dec-02-08  brankat: <Bobak Zahmat> I assume You're referring to this gem of a game by E,Bukic:

Bukic vs Tal, 1967

Dec-02-08  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?
Dec-02-12  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.

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

Here the news is from the 23rd:

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