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Marcelo Bruno
Member since Jun-25-06
I live in Brasília, Brazil's federative capital, where I work at a public school. Music and chess are some of my greatest loves, although I like each field of the knowledge. My interest is to get more and more old chess games (I mean old until the earliest beginning of the 20th cenury); I use to play in the same style of the players from this period and consider that their games are my main source of inspiration. I also have experience on giving chess classes at schools in Brasília. Full Member

   Marcelo Bruno has kibitzed 201 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Oct-20-21 Max Harmonist
Marcelo Bruno: I thought the possibility that his family name can be someone that plays the harmonica or harmonium.
   Sep-28-21 Loewenthal vs Falkbeer, 1858
Marcelo Bruno: <Antiochus> I am fond of this playing style.
   Sep-28-21 P Bilguer vs Von der Lasa, 1839 (replies)
Marcelo Bruno: In Bachmann's "Schach durch Selbst-Unterricht" it appears as played in 1838, i.e., one year earlier.
   Aug-22-21 Ulf Andersson
Marcelo Bruno: I took part at one of his two simuls in Brasília: I was the last to end my game against him (he won doing his 61st move with the White pieces and after that seemed to be completely exhausted). After 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 I replied to him with 2. … d5: it was an epic battle that ...
   Aug-22-21 Smyslov vs H C van Riemsdijk, 1990
Marcelo Bruno: When he won this game, the Brazilian newspaper "Folha de S. Paulo" mentioned it was a remarkable feat by Herman (Herbert de Carvalho wrote the text).
   Jul-24-21 Karl Mayet (replies)
Marcelo Bruno: According to Juan Fernández-Rúa, in his "La edad de oro del ajedrez" (The golden age of chess) we don't know the most of Mayet's victories because he wasn't used to annotate them.
   Jul-03-21 Lindehn vs Alexander Petrov, 1863
Marcelo Bruno: A remarkable hard-fought game.
   Jun-21-21 NN vs M Bier, 1903
Marcelo Bruno: This game is in the 8th edition of Bilguer's "Handbuch des Schachspiels".
   Jun-09-21 B Molinari vs L Roux Cabral, 1943 (replies)
Marcelo Bruno: Very beautiful game! It really deserves the title of "Uruguayan Immortal" (Inmortal Uruguaya).
   May-29-21 C Jaenisch vs Alexander Petrov, 1844
Marcelo Bruno: This is the first game in the "Lehrbuch des Schachspiels" by Bardeleben and Mieses (Veit, 1894).
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