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Vlastimil Babula
Number of games in database: 635
Years covered: 1989 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2559 (2559 rapid, 2577 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2608

Overall record: +206 -107 =314 (57.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 8 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (46) 
    E42 E55 E43 E47 E41
 Slav (44) 
    D17 D15 D16 D12 D18
 King's Indian (40) 
    E97 E92 E94 E91 E76
 Grunfeld (28) 
    D99 D81 D85 D92 D80
 Queen's Indian (23) 
    E12 E15 E17 E16 E14
 Orthodox Defense (23) 
    D58 D56 D50 D63 D66
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (129) 
    B30 B45 B81 B22 B51
 King's Indian (32) 
    E97 E63 E92 E84 E60
 Sicilian Scheveningen (24) 
    B81 B83 B80 B82 B85
 Queen's Pawn Game (23) 
    A46 A45 E00 D02 D00
 Nimzo Indian (22) 
    E32 E20 E42 E21 E47
 Sicilian Najdorf (17) 
    B90 B92 B99 B91
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Babula vs A Giri, 2015 1-0
   R Aghasaryan vs V Babula, 2013 0-1
   V Babula vs R Schnabel, 2015 1-0
   V Babula vs N Georgiadis, 2015 1-0
   V Babula vs J Maiwald, 2015 1-0
   V Babula vs L Klima, 2005 1-0
   V Babula vs Degraeve, 2000 1/2-1/2
   V Babula vs G Siegel, 1999 1-0
   E Powierski vs V Babula, 2016 0-1
   V Babula vs B Gongora Montes, 2008 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Individual Championships (2010)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   Czech Championships (2005)
   Bundesliga 2011/12 (2011)
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   European Clubs Cup (Men) (2003)
   Olympiad (2008)
   European Individual Championships (2013)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)
   Bundesliga 2015/16 (2015)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Czech Team on Chess Olympiad 2010 by Honza Cervenka

   V Babula vs A Wirig (Apr-09-17) 1-0
   R Vogel vs V Babula (Apr-08-17) 1-0
   V Babula vs J Adamek (Feb-26-17) 1-0
   Velicka vs V Babula (Feb-25-17) 1-0
   V Babula vs L Johansson (Feb-19-17) 1-0

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(born Oct-02-1973, 43 years old) Czech Republic

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Grandmaster (1997). Czech champion in 1993 and second at the World Junior Championship of 1993. He won at Pardubice in 2003 and 2007. Babula qualified for the FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (1999) by coming =1st at the Krynica Zonal Tournament 1.4, but was eliminated in the first round by Tal Shaked. He also qualified for the World Cup (2011) through his result at the European Individual Championships (2010), however, he was eliminated in the first round by Ukrainian super-GM Zahar Efimenko. He has played for the Czech Republic in every Olympiad since 1994, and won an individual bronze medal for the reserve board at the Chess Olympiad (2010) in Khantiy Mansiysk. In September 2013, he won the Werder Bremen GM 2013 outright with 6.5/9, a half point ahead of 16 year old German wunderkind, IM Matthias Bluebaum.


Wikipedia article: Vlastimil Babula

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 635  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. P Jirovsky vs V Babula  0-135 1989 CZE Ch U16A16 English
2. V Babula vs Oral  1-036 1989 CZE-ch U16E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
3. V Babula vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-144 1989 Open Marianske LazneE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
4. Oral vs V Babula  ½-½22 1991 CSR-ch U18E73 King's Indian
5. Plachetka vs V Babula  1-040 1992 CSR-chE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
6. P Haba vs V Babula  1-022 1992 Stare MestoE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
7. V Babula vs Blatny ½-½85 1992 xD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. J Lechtynsky vs V Babula  1-034 1992 CSR-chA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
9. Glek vs V Babula  1-051 1992 Stare MestoB30 Sicilian
10. Gipslis vs V Babula  1-035 1992 Stare Mesto (Czech Republic)B30 Sicilian
11. Plachetka vs V Babula  1-034 1992 Stare MestoE97 King's Indian
12. M Brodsky vs V Babula  ½-½33 1992 Karvina opB30 Sicilian
13. V Babula vs I Stohl  ½-½17 1992 CZE-chA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
14. V Babula vs B Kreiman  ½-½33 1993 Wch U20E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
15. Smejkal vs V Babula  ½-½27 1993 CZE-chTE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
16. Y Shulman vs V Babula  0-144 1993 EU-ch U18E92 King's Indian
17. P Haba vs V Babula  1-066 1994 Lazne BohdanecE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
18. V Babula vs I Rogers  0-148 1994 Lazne BohdanecE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. Oral vs V Babula  ½-½34 1994 CZE-chD85 Grunfeld
20. P Haba vs V Babula  ½-½23 1994 CZE-chT1c 9495D85 Grunfeld
21. Blatny vs V Babula  0-147 1994 BohdanecA48 King's Indian
22. J Lechtynsky vs V Babula  ½-½16 1994 CZE-chT 9495E97 King's Indian
23. V Babula vs Jansa  ½-½16 1994 CZE-chA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
24. V Babula vs M Mozny  0-133 1994 CZE-chD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
25. Van der Wiel vs V Babula  1-024 1994 MoscowB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 635  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-02-06  BIDMONFA: Vlastimil Babula

BABULA, Vlastimil

Jul-29-07  Mameluk: The only player so far to win Pardubice open twice - 2003 and 2007. This year on better tie-breaks ahead of compatriot Laznicka on 7.5/9.
Jan-22-16  sonia91: <won an individual bronze medal for the reserve board at the Chess Olympiad (2010) in Khantiy Mansiysk> After Feller's disqualification for cheating Babula won silver:
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  Amulet: I thought I've read Babalu. I asked myself; what is babalu doing here?
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  maxi: <sonia91> How was it that Feller cheated?
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Vlastimil Babula!!
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