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Karel Skalicka
  
Number of games in database: 75
Years covered: 1921 to 1946

Overall record: +32 -29 =14 (52.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Reti System (7) 
    A04 A05 A06
 Queen's Pawn Game (5) 
    D02 D04 E00 E10
 Orthodox Defense (4) 
    D51
 Bird's Opening (4) 
    A03 A02
With the Black pieces:
 Petrov (4) 
    C42 C43
 Old Indian (4) 
    A53
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Richter vs K Skalicka, 1936 1/2-1/2
   Vladimir Petrov vs K Skalicka, 1936 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Podebrady (1936)


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KAREL SKALICKA
(born Nov-01-1896, died Dec-10-1979, 83 years old) Czech Republic (federation/nationality Argentina)

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Dr. Karel (Carlos) Skalička (he also used the pseudonym Karoly Mitovsky) was a Czech master who remained in Argentina following the outbreak of World War II. At the Prague Olympiad of 1931, he won the individual gold medal on the first reserve board with a score of +9 -2 =3.

Wikipedia article: Karel Skalička

Last updated: 2018-04-11 06:29:00

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 75  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Treybal vs K Skalicka  1-0531921BrnoA03 Bird's Opening
2. K Skalicka vs Prokes  1-0441921BrnoD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. K Skalicka vs K Krofta  0-1811924Kautsky mem 1stA06 Reti Opening
4. K Skalicka vs K Treybal  ½-½521924Kautsky mem 1stD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. K Skalicka vs J Dobias  0-1401924Kautsky mem 1stA04 Reti Opening
6. A Gibaud vs K Skalicka  0-1371924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC42 Petrov Defense
7. K Sterk vs K Skalicka  1-0351924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
8. G Davidescu vs K Skalicka  ½-½191924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC42 Petrov Defense
9. K Skalicka vs D Reca  0-1451924Paris Unofficial OlympiadA05 Reti Opening
10. K Skalicka vs O Zimmermann  1-0401924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC41 Philidor Defense
11. K Skalicka vs M Romi  0-1321924Paris Unofficial OlympiadD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. K Skalicka vs L Palau  0-1481924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC00 French Defense
13. G Oskam vs K Skalicka  ½-½271924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC42 Petrov Defense
14. K Skalicka vs H Johner 1-0431924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC49 Four Knights
15. H K Handasyde vs K Skalicka  0-1701924Paris Unofficial OlympiadC70 Ruy Lopez
16. K Skalicka vs E Malmberg  ½-½521924Paris Unofficial OlympiadB20 Sicilian
17. K Skalicka vs F Schubert  1-0321925Kautsky mem 2ndE12 Queen's Indian
18. K Skalicka vs H K Mattison  ½-½431925Bromley Premier-A FinalE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
19. K Skalicka vs F Apsenieks  1-0851925Bromley Premier-A FinalD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. F Treybal vs K Skalicka 0-1151927Prague EvonyD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. K Skalicka vs Prokes  0-1341927Prague EvonyE16 Queen's Indian
22. B Thelen vs K Skalicka  1-0241927Prague EvonyC67 Ruy Lopez
23. Prokes vs K Skalicka  ½-½241927Prague EvonyB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
24. J Rejfir vs K Skalicka 0-1131927Prague EvonyD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. K Skalicka vs Hromadka 0-1151927Prague EvonyA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 75  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-21-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Karel Skalicka or also Carlos Skalicka (after his emigration to Argentina in 1939)
Mar-17-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: Dr. Karel (Carlos) Skalicka (*1896 +1979)

Best World Rank: #20 (1931-1932)
Highest Rating: 2606

Mar-17-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Here is a picture from Podebrady 1936, <Skalicka> (top row) between Richter and Alekhine.

http://www.rogerpaige.me.uk/histori...

Mar-17-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karel_...
Mar-17-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: <whiteshark> Great picture.

Btw, that must be Kurt Richter, not Emil -- Emil did not play in Podebrady, 1936.

Podebrady, 1936 must have been a pretty strong tournament: 1.Flohr (+9) 2.Alekhine (+8) 3.Foltys (+5) 4-5.Stahlberg and Pirc (+4) 6.Eliskases(+2) ...

Mar-17-08  Resignation Trap: Another photo from Podebrady 1936. This one has Pirc and Frydman, but not Fazekas: http://img127.imageshack.us/img127/... .
Oct-26-13  Karpova: Championship Tournament of the Chess Club "Dobrusky", Prague (11 rounds):

1. Dr. K Skalicka 10.5
2-4. J Dobias
2-4. Ing. K Krofta
2-4. E Sudi
5-6. S Sery
5-6. Dr. A Vitkovsky
followed by Karlinsky, Potemkin, Dr. Tereba, Stepanek, Hasek and Starch.

From page 63 of the February 1924 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

Nov-01-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Fusilli: One of the many European masters that played the Buenos Aires Olympiad in 1939 and remained in Argentina after the outbreak of World War II. Needless to say, the most prominent of these was the great Miguel Najdorf.
Apr-11-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  mifralu: Karoly Mitovsky is a pseudonym for Karel Skalicka

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