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Vlastimil Babula
Number of games in database: 671
Years covered: 1989 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2533 (2559 rapid, 2580 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2608

Overall record: +223 -113 =327 (58.3%)*
   * 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 (50) 
    E42 E43 E55 E53 E52
 Slav (45) 
    D17 D15 D16 D12 D18
 King's Indian (43) 
    E97 E92 E91 E94 E76
 Grunfeld (29) 
    D99 D85 D92 D81 D80
 Orthodox Defense (24) 
    D58 D56 D63 D50 D52
 Queen's Indian (23) 
    E12 E17 E15 E14 E16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (135) 
    B30 B45 B81 B51 B33
 King's Indian (34) 
    E97 E63 E92 E84 E60
 Nimzo Indian (26) 
    E32 E20 E21 E42 E47
 Sicilian Scheveningen (24) 
    B81 B83 B82 B80
 Queen's Pawn Game (23) 
    A45 A46 E00 D02 D00
 Sicilian Najdorf (18) 
    B90 B92 B99 B91
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Babula vs A Giri, 2015 1-0
   V Babula vs Degraeve, 2000 1/2-1/2
   J Malik vs V Babula, 2017 0-1
   Blatny vs V Babula, 2017 0-1
   R Aghasaryan vs V Babula, 2013 0-1
   V Babula vs R Schnabel, 2015 1-0
   V Babula vs J Maiwald, 2015 1-0
   V Babula vs N Georgiadis, 2015 1-0
   Y Shulman vs V Babula, 1993 0-1
   V Babula vs L Klima, 2005 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Individual Championship (2010)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   Czech Championship (2005)
   Bundesliga 2011/12 (2011)
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   European Club Cup (2003)
   6th European Individual Championship (2005)
   European Club Cup (2006)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   Bundesliga 2017/18 (2017)
   European Individual Championship (2013)

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

   🏆 European Club Cup
   R Liiva vs V Babula (Oct-17-18) 1/2-1/2
   D Abel vs V Babula (Oct-16-18) 0-1
   V Babula vs J Salomon (Oct-15-18) 1-0
   V Babula vs Yu Yangyi (Oct-14-18) 1/2-1/2
   C Sandipan vs V Babula (Oct-13-18) 1-0

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(born Oct-02-1973, 45 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 27; games 1-25 of 671  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Babula vs Oral  1-0361989CZE-ch U16E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
2. P Jirovsky vs V Babula  0-1351989CZE Ch U16A16 English
3. V Babula vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-1441989Open Marianske LazneE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
4. Oral vs V Babula  ½-½221991CSR-ch U18E73 King's Indian
5. P Haba vs V Babula  1-0221992Stare MestoE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
6. V Babula vs Blatny ½-½851992xD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. J Lechtynsky vs V Babula  1-0341992CSR-chA05 Reti Opening
8. Glek vs V Babula  1-0511992Stare MestoB30 Sicilian
9. Plachetka vs V Babula  1-0341992Stare MestoE97 King's Indian
10. M Brodsky vs V Babula  ½-½331992Karvina opB30 Sicilian
11. Gipslis vs V Babula  1-0351992Stare Mesto (Czech Republic)B30 Sicilian
12. Plachetka vs V Babula  1-0401992CSR-chE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
13. V Babula vs I Stohl  ½-½171992CZE-chA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
14. V Babula vs B Kreiman  ½-½331993Wch U20E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
15. Y Shulman vs V Babula  0-1441993EU-ch U18E92 King's Indian
16. Smejkal vs V Babula  ½-½271993CZE-chTE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
17. V Babula vs Jansa  ½-½161994CZE-chA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
18. V Babula vs I Rogers  0-1481994Lazne BohdanecE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. K Mokry vs V Babula  ½-½471994CZE-chB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
20. V Babula vs M Mozny  0-1331994CZE-chD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
21. Blatny vs V Babula  0-1511994Cht-UCZEOA15 English
22. P Haba vs V Babula  1-0661994Lazne BohdanecE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
23. Oral vs V Babula  ½-½341994CZE-chD85 Grunfeld
24. J Stocek vs V Babula  ½-½651994CZE-chT 9495A15 English
25. P Haba vs V Babula  ½-½231994CZE-chT1c 9495D85 Grunfeld
 page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 671  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.
Premium Chessgames Member
  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:
Jan-22-16  Amulet: I thought I've read Babalu. I asked myself; what is babalu doing here?
Premium Chessgames Member
  maxi: <sonia91> How was it that Feller cheated?
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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Vlastimil Babula!!
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