Peter Parr Obituary

FM TheMagician

Peter Parr, a Father of Chess in Sydney Australia passed away last week.

A Chess Jourrnalist, An international Chess Arbiter,A Captain of The Australian Olympiad Team, Peter Parr did it all.

i tried to find a game  lost to Peter, yet i did find one game we played. He was solid and you had to grind out a win against him as he was tactically very strong and had won the New South Wales State Masters in 1968 from 3 times World Correspondence champion and international crossboard Master, the Champion CJS (cecil) Purdy.  attended Peters Funeral Service Thur 22 Aug 2013. Hs lovely sister and dear Chess fraternity friends were all there to remember his life deeds generosity and love for all chessplayers from all walks of life,enhancing their chess experience and involving them in the chess family community. God Bless you Peter. love you mate. 

FiDE Arbiter Peter Parr White         Black John Curtis

1. g3 d5 2. Bg2 Nf6 3. Nf3 c6 4. O-O Bf5 5. d4 e6 6. Bf4 Nbd7 7. Nh4 Bg4 8. c3 h6 9. Nf3 Be7 10.Qb3 Qb6 11. Nbd2 g5 12. Be3 Bh5 13. h3 Bd6 14. Rae1 Qxb3 15. Nxb3 O-O-O 16. Ne5 Nxe5 17.dxe5 Bxe5 18. Bxa7 Nd7 19. Bd4 Rhg8 20. Bxe5 Nxe5 21. Kh2 Kc7 22. Nd2 Ra8 23. a3 Ra6 24. f4gxf4 25. gxf4 Nd7 26. Rg1 Rb6 27. b3 Nc5 28. b4 Na4 29. c4 Nc3 30. Bf3 Rxg1 31. Rxg1 Bxf3 32.exf3 Ra6 33. Rg7 Rxa3 34. Rxf7+ Kb8 35. Kg3 Ne2+ 36. Kf2 Nd4 37. cxd5 cxd5 38. Rh7 Rd3 39.Ke1 Nf5 40. Rf7 Kc8 41. b5 Rd4 42. b6 Rb4 43. Ke2 Rxb6 44. Kd3 Rb4 45. Kc3 Rxf4 46. Nb3 Rxf3+47. Kb4 b6 48. Nd2 Rf4+ 49. Kc3 Rh4 50. Nb3 Rxh3+ 51. Kb4 Re3 52. Rh7 Rg3 53. Nc1 Rg7 0-1