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Here are some chess puzzles from the games of Bruno Parma.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.

Solutions are between the brackets under each puzzle.
Drag your mouse from one bracket to the other.

a)
Black mates in 4.
Miroslav Vukovic vs Bruno Parma, Ljubljana, 1960
r5rk/1p3p1n/p6p/3PpP2/5p1q/2N2P2/PP4B1/2RQR1K1 b - - 0 1
[ ...Rxg2+ Kxg2 Rg8+ ]

b)
Bruno Parma vs Nikola Karaklajic, Belgrade, 1961
r5nr/pbp5/1p2k1pp/2p1Pp2/5PP1/4KNNP/PPP5/3R1R2 w - - 0 1
[ Nh4 ]

c)
Bruno Parma vs Gudmundur Larusson, Hague, 1961
r1b2qk1/1p1n4/p3pb2/4p2Q/4N1P1/8/PPP4P/5RK1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxf6 if Nxf6 Qg6+ ]

d)
Bruno Parma vs Dieter Hottes, Bamberg, 1962
1r4k1/3n1pp1/pr1p1q2/3Ppbp1/1PP5/Q7/3NBPPP/2RR2K1 w - - 0 1
[ g4 if Bg6 c5 ]

e)
Bruno Parma vs Kick Langeweg, Bamberg, 1962
4r1k1/1br2p1p/p3p1p1/2qpP1QP/5P2/2pB3R/P1P3PK/7R w - - 0 1
[ hxg6 if fxg6 Bxg6 ]

Bruno Parma puzzles, pt. ii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Bruno Parma vs Gert Rinder, Bamberg, 1962
7k/R6p/p4rp1/1p6/7P/1B1n4/P4PP1/6K1 w - - 0 1
[ Ra8+ w/Rg8+ g4 & if Rc6 Bd1 ]

b)
Bruno Parma vs Jan-Hein Donner, Beverwijk, 1963
3r2k1/1b2qpp1/1p2pnp1/2b3N1/p1P5/P1BR4/1P2QPPP/1B4K1 w - - 0 1
[ Rxd8+ w/Bxg6 if fxg6 Qxe6+ ]

c)
White mates in 6.
Bruno Parma vs Enrique Ramirez Guerrero, Torremolinos, 1963
2r2r2/3b1p1k/p3pp1p/q2p1P1B/8/2N3R1/P1PQ2PP/7K w - - 0 1
[ Bg6+ Kg7 (if fxg6 Rxg6) Bh7+ Kxh7 Rh3 ]

d)
Bruno Parma vs Juraj Nikolac, Novi Sad, 1965
1k1r4/p7/1p1PR3/2p1Qp2/6pr/7P/PP3RK1/3q4 w - - 0 1
[ Rd8 if Rxd8 Qxd8+ w/Qe7+ & Qxh4 if Kc8 Rxd8+ w/Qe7+ or if gxh3+ Kh2 ]

e)
White mates in 4.
Bruno Parma vs Ljubomir Ljubojevic, Novi Travnik, 1969
3r3r/1p4b1/pq1N2kp/4P3/6n1/Q7/PPP3PP/2KR3R w - - 1 0
[ Qd3+ Kh5 Qf5+ Kh4 g3+ ]

Bruno Parma puzzles, pt. iii.
The color disk on the diagram indicates who moves first.
a)
Bruno Parma vs H Maschian, Reggio Emilia, 1971
2r4k/pp4p1/7p/7b/1PB1R3/P4r2/5bPP/B4R1K w - - 1 0
[ Be2 ]

b)
Bruno Parma vs Gyozo Forintos, Maribor, 1977
3r2k1/ppq2ppp/4pn2/2n3N1/3R4/2P3NP/PP2QPP1/6K1 w - - 1 0
[ Qe5 if Rd7 Qxc7 ]

c)
Bruno Parma vs Bachar Kouatly, St.Maxime, 1982
r7/1p4kp/p2q1rp1/2p5/4P3/2Q5/PP4PP/R4RK1 w - - 1 0
[ Rad1 if Qe6 Rxf6 Qxf6 Rd7+ ]

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