Number of games in database: 959
Years covered: 1985 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2563 (2559 rapid, 2534 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2650
Overall record: +275 -134 =482 (57.9%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
68 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
I Sokolov vs Hracek, 1996 0-1
A Tari vs Hracek, 2014 0-1
Hracek vs H Urday, 1996 1-0
A Greenfeld vs Hracek, 2012 0-1
W So vs Hracek, 2016 1/2-1/2
Hracek vs Blatny, 2017 1-0
J P Le Roux vs Hracek, 2017 1/2-1/2
D Lobzhanidze vs Hracek, 2017 1/2-1/2
R Appel vs Hracek, 2008 1/2-1/2
Hracek vs Kasparov, 2001 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
European Club Cup (2014)
Bundesliga 2009/10 (2009)
Bundesliga 2011/12 (2011)
Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
European Individual Championship (2008)
EU-ch 4th (2003)
European Club Cup (2011)
12th European Individual Championship (2011)
European Individual Championship (2007)
Chess Olympiad (2010)
Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)
European Individual Championship (2013)
Bundesliga 2015/16 (2015)
13th European Individual Championship (2012)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
Parnu 1996 by suenteus po 147
Czech Team on Chess Olympiad 2010 by Honza Cervenka
🏆 Chess Olympiad
Hracek vs J M Lopez Martinez (Oct-04-18) 1-0
Hracek vs B Adhiban (Oct-02-18) 1/2-1/2
Hracek vs T Nabaty (Oct-01-18) 1-0
Naiditsch vs Hracek (Sep-30-18) 1-0
P Idani vs Hracek (Sep-27-18) 1/2-1/2
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Last updated: 2017-12-05 07:30:19
| page 1 of 39; games 1-25 of 959
|1. P Haba vs Hracek
|| ||1-0||29||1985||CZE-ch 16th||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|2. Blatny vs Hracek
|| ||½-½||16||1987||Poznan||D79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line|
|3. W Schmidt vs Hracek
|| ||½-½||23||1987||Poznan||D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|4. Degraeve vs Hracek
||0-1||18||1989||It, Groningen||C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense|
|5. Dreev vs Hracek
|| ||0-1||62||1989||EU-ch U20||E12 Queen's Indian|
|6. Hracek vs Topalov
||½-½||63||1989||EU-ch U20||A22 English|
|7. I Stohl vs Hracek
|| ||1-0||61||1990||zt_play off||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|8. Hracek vs I Stohl
|| ||0-1||42||1990||Warsaw zt-plof||B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen|
|9. Hracek vs I Stohl
|| ||½-½||42||1990||Warsaw||B83 Sicilian|
|10. A M Galliamova vs Hracek
|| ||0-1||43||1990||ChW jr||A13 English|
|11. Hracek vs Wojtkiewicz
|| ||½-½||43||1990||Warsaw zt-plof 17||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|12. Hracek vs Adams
|| ||½-½||77||1990||Oakham||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|13. Hracek vs I Stohl
|| ||½-½||23||1990||Novy Smokovec||E42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)|
|14. Wojtkiewicz vs Hracek
|| ||½-½||33||1990||Warsaw||A04 Reti Opening|
|15. Zsuzsa Polgar vs Hracek
||1-0||18||1990||Stara Zagora zt-B||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|16. Hracek vs Wojtkiewicz
|| ||½-½||69||1990||Stara Zagora zt-B||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|17. Hracek vs I Stohl
|| ||0-1||50||1990||Stara Zagora zt-B||B25 Sicilian, Closed|
|18. Hracek vs Blatny
|| ||0-1||57||1990||Brno||A52 Budapest Gambit|
|19. J Lechtynsky vs Hracek
|| ||½-½||68||1990||CSR-ch||E19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3|
|20. Razuvaev vs Hracek
|| ||1-0||48||1990||Tatran Cup||E84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line|
|21. Hracek vs Blatny
|| ||0-1||40||1990||Stary Smokovec||C91 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|22. Hracek vs Smagin
|| ||½-½||47||1990||Tatran Cup||D35 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|23. Johnny Jose Perez vs Hracek
|| ||0-1||41||1990||Novi Sad ol (Men)||B62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|24. Hracek vs A I Hamed
|| ||1-0||27||1990||Novi Sad ol (Men)||B06 Robatsch|
|25. Fedorowicz vs Hracek
|| ||1-0||41||1990||Chess Olympiad||E48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5|
| page 1 of 39; games 1-25 of 959
|Aug-21-04|| ||Kaspy2: this czech guy checks it out for Werder Bremen (Germany) chess club in Bundesliga, board 2. He has been with the club for some time now... GM, 2579 as of 2004. |
|Mar-13-08|| ||whiteshark: No bio so far ?
|Nov-12-12|| ||The Last Straw: [Event "corr."]
[White "Hraček, Zbynek"]
[Black "Webb, Simon"]
1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.e4 Nf6 6.Nc3 d6 7.Be3 Bg7 8.Be2 0-0 9.0-0 Bd7 10.f4?! Rc8 11.Kh1 Nxd4!? 12.Bxd4 Bc6 13.Bf3 a5 14.Qd2 Nd7 15.Bxg7?! Kxg7 16.Bg4!? f5!? 17.Bf3 fxe4 18.Bxe4 Bxe4 19.Qd4+ e5! 20.Qxe4 Nc5 21.Qe3 exf4 22.Rxf4 Rxf4 23.Qxf4 Qf6 24.Qxf6+ Kxf6 25.Rd1 Ke5!? 26.Kg1 Rf8 27.Nb5 Ne4!? 28.Rd4+ Ke6 29.Nd4+ Kd7 30.Nf3 b6 31.Rd1 a4 32.Rd3 Rc8 33.Rd4 Nc5 34.Kf2 Re8 35.Nd2 Kc6 36.b4?! Ne6 37.Rd5 Nf4 38.b5+? Kd7 39.Rd4 Ne6 40.Re4 Rf8+ 41.Nf3 Nc5 42.Rd4 Re8 43.Nd2 Re5 44.g4? h6 45.h3 g5 46.Nb1 Ne6 47.Rd3 Nf4 48.Re3 Rc8 49.Na3 d5!
50.cxd5 Rxd5 51.Nc4?! Rxb5 52.Ra3 Kc6 53.Rxa4?! Nxh3+ 54.Ke3 Nf4 55.Ra8 Kd5 56.Nd2 Ra5 57.Rd8+ Kc6 58.Rc8+!? Kd7 59.Rh8 Ra3+ 60.Nb3? Rxa2 0-1
|Sep-03-13|| ||Honza Cervenka: <Moldavan veteran GM Viktor Bologan> is younger than Zbynek Hracek.|
|Sep-09-15|| ||waustad: Considering where he lives I'm surprised that a player search on chess-results.com came up with two other players with that family name, but none matching his whole name.|
|Sep-09-15|| ||waustad: Is there a spelling issue? Looking at some of the events he's played in that seems implausible.|
|Dec-05-17|| ||PhilFeeley: Missing Hracek-Seirawan, 1998. A rapid game but interesting from a French Defense viewpoint. Davies covers it on his 1...e6 A solid defense against 1. e4 and 1 d4.|
|Jul-24-18|| ||diagonal: His peak time was certainly in the mid-1990s: Czech Champion 1994, winning outright a Zonal contest 1995 (above amongst others Kiril Georgiev, Zoltan Almasi, or Mihail Marin), and clear first at Altensteig GMT 1995: https://www.365chess.com/tournament...|
In 1995 (July - December Elo list), Hracek was ranked as no. 24-28 worldwide, alongside with Viktor Korchnoi, Peter Svidler, Judit Polgar, and Curt Hansen (ordered by number of games).
In 1996 (January - June Elo list), Hracek was in the Top Twenty of the world as shared no. 19-21, and again the leading Czech player.
He played for Czechoslovakia at the Chess Olympiads of 1990 and 1992, and for the Czech Republic at the Olympiads of 1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014, making a total of 12 appearances, twice on board one for his country.
|Sep-09-18|| ||bengalcat47: He should asking Pat Sajak and Vanna White, "May I please buy some vowels?"|
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