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Karel Mokry
Number of games in database: 829
Years covered: 1973 to 2001
Last FIDE rating: 2420
Highest rating achieved in database: 2476

Overall record: +311 -139 =374 (60.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (195) 
    B93 B32 B70 B33 B82
 Ruy Lopez (74) 
    C92 C84 C99 C75 C78
 French Defense (50) 
    C15 C18 C02 C11 C19
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (45) 
    C92 C84 C96 C99 C95
 Sicilian Najdorf (37) 
    B93 B92 B90 B99 B91
 Sicilian Scheveningen (37) 
    B82 B84 B81 B83 B80
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (82) 
    B22 B81 B40 B84 B90
 Queen's Pawn Game (70) 
    A41 A46 E00 A45 D02
 Ruy Lopez (43) 
    C67 C60 C76 C65 C77
 Pirc (39) 
    B07 B08 B09
 Slav (25) 
    D10 D14 D17 D18 D15
 English, 1 c4 e5 (24) 
    A21 A26 A20 A25 A27
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Mokry vs Gheorghiu, 1985 1-0
   G Kallai vs K Mokry, 1994 1/2-1/2
   K Mokry vs E Chinchilla Miranda, 1986 1-0
   V Buenermann vs K Mokry, 1998 0-1
   K Mokry vs H Lehmann, 1981 1-0
   K Mokry vs Z Ramik, 1995 1-0
   V Priehoda vs K Mokry, 1993 0-1
   K Mokry vs K Pytel, 1984 1-0
   K Mokry vs O Bruk, 1989 1/2-1/2
   K Mokry vs Blatny, 1986 1-0

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   1978 World Junior chess championship by gauer

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(born Feb-07-1959, 61 years old) Czech Republic

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Karel Mokry was awarded the GM title in 1984. He won the Czech Championship in 1995 and finished second on three other occasions. He was on five Czech Olympiad teams and took 1st place at Reggio Emilia 1983-84 ahead of Krunoslav Hulak and Boris Spassky, he was also 1st= at Trnava 1984 and took 1st at Trnava in 1988.

 page 1 of 34; games 1-25 of 829  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Mokry vs Vladimir Stefl  ½-½161973Bystrice nP Region-chBB22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. K Mokry vs M Donnert  0-1411973Bystrice nP Region-chBA33 English, Symmetrical
3. S Holub vs K Mokry  0-1211973Bystrice nP Region-chBB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. K Mokry vs Z Mejzlik  ½-½171973Bystrice nP Region-chBC11 French
5. K Mokry vs A Vavruska  ½-½541973Bystrice nP Region-chBC18 French, Winawer
6. J Kratochvil Sr vs K Mokry  ½-½481973Bystrice nP Region-chBC45 Scotch Game
7. A Fabian vs K Mokry  0-1241973Bystrice nP Region-chBA56 Benoni Defense
8. J Pise vs K Mokry  1-0461973Bystrice nP Region-chBA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. E Safar vs K Mokry  ½-½171973Bystrice nP Region-chBC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. K Mokry vs Josef Koska  ½-½131973Bystrice nP Region-chBC29 Vienna Gambit
11. Zschiesche vs K Mokry  0-1411975CSR-DDR U26 mA07 King's Indian Attack
12. K Mokry vs Zschiesche  ½-½401975CSR-DDR U26 mE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
13. B Tiller vs K Mokry  0-1561977EU-ch 7778 U20B22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. K Mokry vs O Foisor  ½-½721977EU-ch 7778 U20B83 Sicilian
15. K Mokry vs C Schubert  ½-½271977EU-ch 7778 U20B22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. K Mokry vs Erik Pedersen  1-0241977EU-ch 7778 U20B12 Caro-Kann Defense
17. J L Arnason vs K Mokry  1-0411977EU-ch 7778 U20B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
18. D Goodman vs K Mokry  ½-½561977EU-ch 7778 U20A87 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation
19. Dolmatov vs K Mokry  1-0621977EU-ch 7778 U20B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. K Mokry vs T Upton  ½-½161977EU-ch 7778 U20C73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
21. K Mokry vs S Taulbut  1-0541977EU-ch 7778 U20B06 Robatsch
22. K Panczyk vs K Mokry  0-1411977EU-ch 7778 U20B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
23. K Mokry vs Groszpeter 1-0381977EU-ch 7778 U20B12 Caro-Kann Defense
24. K Mokry vs J Santos  ½-½591977EU-ch 7778 U20A48 King's Indian
25. M Pasman vs K Mokry  ½-½411977EU-ch 7778 U20B08 Pirc, Classical
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Karel Mokry (b. 1959) is a Czech GM. He represented Czechoslovakia or Czech Republic on five chess olympiads scoring 74,5 %. In 1995 he won the Czech championship and three times he took the second place. His most notable success was the first place in the Reggio Emilia tournament 1983/1984 ahead of Krunoslav Hulak and Boris Spassky.
Premium Chessgames Member Is Karel Mokry Jr the same player?
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  Gypsy: <Is Karel Mokry Jr the same player?> I don't think so -- perhaps son. Olomouc is Karel Mokry's home town, in fact he probably organized the Open. In Czech, Jr is used so rarely that it is quite suggestive that great pains were taken here to distinguish the 'real' Mokry from the Jr one. (I will be able to check for sure in a couple of weeks.)

As for GM Mokry: He seems to be one of the nicest guys out there. (My father also thinks a world of him.) I actually met Mokry years back when he came to Brno to visit his grandfather in a hospital. He was still a teenage candidate of master back then. I shared a hospital room with his grandpa and 3 other old guys. Being bed bound, I was solving puzzles in CS Sach and, noticing that, Mokry's gramps raved about his grandson.

Sundays were 'visiting days' and when their family came from Olomouc to visit, grandpa insisted that his grandson plays a game with me. We obliged, though that was hardly the best way to spend the precious time they had together. Mokry gave me White so I opened 1.c3 to make things fair. His mind was not on chess, at least initially, and so I got an excellent position and transformed it into a fine early endgame. We aggreed to draw, when it was the high-time for him to catch a train back to Olomouc.

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  Honza Cervenka: According to's database Karel Mokry Jr was born in 1987 and it is definitely a different player. But he is not in the database of the Czech Chess Federation as a registered active player now.
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  Honza Cervenka: With a little help of Google I have found a list of Czech players with national ELO ratings from 2002 in which are two players with name Karel Mokry. Karel Mokry Jr. was born according to this list on the 19th of July 1988. See
Jun-07-05  marekg248: <Gypsy> I understand, just another GM draw...
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  Gypsy: <marekg248> Lol! You'v got an agreeable sense of humor.
Feb-07-06  BIDMONFA: Karel Mokry

MOKRY, Karel

Feb-07-10  parisattack: Also the proprietor of the very fine:

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  wordfunph: <parisattack: Also the proprietor of the very fine:>

thanks <paris>..

Happy Birthday GM Karel Mokry!

Feb-07-10  parisattack: <wordfunph: <parisattack: Also the proprietor of the very fine:>;

thanks <paris>.. >

If you haven't dealt with Karel, he's just terrfic. Very reliable, helpful. Shipping an issue on large orders - some foreign items better to work with Brandreth, etc. But I've gotten some good bargains from ChessBookShop.

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  TheFocus: I made a large order from Karel Mokry (40 books). He gave me a 10% discount just for asking. A gentleman.
Feb-20-12  DarthStapler: Carol Mockery? That's what I would do as a kid on Christmas, I would make up new words to all of the Christmas Carols
Feb-21-12  GrahamClayton: <Honza Cervenka>His most notable success was the first place in the Reggio Emilia tournament 1983/1984 ahead of Krunoslav Hulak and Boris Spassky.

<Honza Cervenka>,
You could say Karol made a "mokry" of the ratings for this tournament!

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  whiteshark: Post of the Day

Dear chess friends,

my name is Karel Mokry, I am in the Czech Republic. I was a pro chess player till 2000, since 1991 I am a chess bookseller and collector.

Allow me to inform you about our online chess shop and about our chess auctions on the Swedish chess server LSAK (they end on Sunday, June 21). The links to both websites are in the end of this email. Please visit us when time permits, we have 6,000+ chess items for sale and we ship worldwide.

I am sorry for an unexpected email, I hope it is not unwelcome. It is the only email that I send to you.

Best regards, Karel Mokry
our LSAK auctions:

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  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Karel Mokry.

Thanks for all the books!!

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