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Czech Championship Tournament

Jiri Stocek8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
David Navara8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Vlastimil Babula7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Zbynek Hracek6.5/11(+2 -0 =9)[games]
Vlastimil Jansa6/11(+1 -0 =10)[games]
Robert Cvek6/11(+2 -1 =8)[games]
Milos Jirovsky5.5/11(+0 -0 =11)[games]
Petr Haba5/11(+2 -3 =6)[games]
Jiri Lechtynsky4/11(+1 -4 =6)[games]
Lukas Klima4/11(+1 -4 =6)[games]
Marek Vokac3/11(+1 -6 =4)[games]
Stanislav Cifka2.5/11(+0 -6 =5)[games]

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Lechtynsky vs J Stocek  0-1512005Czech ChampionshipD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
2. R Cvek vs Navara  0-1422005Czech ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
3. Hracek vs S Cifka  ½-½222005Czech ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
4. Vokac vs L Klima  1-0512005Czech ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
5. Jansa vs V Babula  ½-½432005Czech ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
6. P Haba vs M Jirovsky  ½-½152005Czech ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
7. M Jirovsky vs V Babula  ½-½172005Czech ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
8. P Haba vs Hracek  ½-½122005Czech ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. S Cifka vs Vokac  ½-½412005Czech ChampionshipE91 King's Indian
10. L Klima vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½302005Czech ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. J Stocek vs R Cvek  ½-½1002005Czech ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. Navara vs Jansa ½-½732005Czech ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
13. V Babula vs Navara  ½-½512005Czech ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
14. Jansa vs J Stocek  ½-½262005Czech ChampionshipC87 Ruy Lopez
15. R Cvek vs L Klima  ½-½212005Czech ChampionshipA15 English
16. J Lechtynsky vs S Cifka  ½-½532005Czech ChampionshipD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
17. Vokac vs P Haba  ½-½242005Czech ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
18. Hracek vs M Jirovsky  ½-½172005Czech ChampionshipB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
19. Hracek vs Vokac 1-0462005Czech ChampionshipB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
20. P Haba vs J Lechtynsky 1-0292005Czech ChampionshipB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
21. S Cifka vs R Cvek 0-1722005Czech ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
22. L Klima vs Jansa ½-½372005Czech ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
23. J Stocek vs V Babula  ½-½132005Czech ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
24. M Jirovsky vs Navara  ½-½242005Czech ChampionshipE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
25. Navara vs J Stocek ½-½412005Czech ChampionshipE41 Nimzo-Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member We now have the 2005 Czech championship games online. David Navara won this event on tiebreaks.
Feb-15-05  iron maiden: After Nakamura, Volokitin and Cheparniov, he's the fourth teenage winner of a major national championship in the last few months.
Feb-15-05  weirdoid: Boy, Milos Jirovsky drew all of his games! And not a single one of them even reached move 30! Look at Vokac vs M Jirovsky, 2005 in particular. I guess even the likes of Leko, Kramnik and Gelfand could learn something from this guy.
Feb-15-05  yoozum: Coming home from school to Czech on the results of the games was painful. The amount of short draws was unbelievable.
Feb-15-05  fgh: Does somebody know how many points is Navara scheduled to win after this tournament?
Feb-16-05  nikolaas: +4.1
Feb-16-05  Mameluk: Itīs always hard to play your friends, and Karlovy Vary is so beautiful town, but if you want to see really super drawish tournament, see Czech championship 2004.

So Navara gains 4 points with 8/11 and loses 5 points from 0,5-1,5 against Shirov. It is evidently easier to gain elo from three 5 round tournaments than from one 15 round. I wonder whether is this right. I know that itīs because some exotic player would be rated 3200 after scoring some 25 of 27 in their national championship but still...

Feb-18-05  WTHarvey: Best finish of the bunch is Petr Haba vs Jiri Lechtynsky, imo.
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