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Jan Banas
Number of games in database: 324
Years covered: 1970 to 2013
Last FIDE rating: 2236 (2211 rapid, 2210 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2416

Overall record: +58 -99 =167 (43.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (27) 
    B80 B90 B33 B50 B46
 English (15) 
    A10 A13 A14 A12 A16
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C77 C71 C95 C92 C63
 King's Indian Attack (11) 
 English, 1 c4 c5 (10) 
    A30 A35 A31 A32 A33
 King's Indian (9) 
    E91 E94 E90 E99 E92
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (46) 
    B67 B22 B43 B83 B57
 Grunfeld (33) 
    D85 D80 D87 D91 D72
 English (14) 
    A15 A16 A13 A10
 King's Indian (13) 
    E62 E90 E60 E95 E98
 Pirc (11) 
    B07 B09 B08
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (10) 
    B67 B68 B60
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Banas vs A Ornstein, 1974 1-0
   J Banas vs L Navarovszky, 1974 1-0
   G Kallai vs J Banas, 1985 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Czechoslovak Championship (1986)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1978)
   Olomouc Sigma 6th (1973)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1991)

   🏆 Biel (Masters)
   Ganguly vs J Banas (Jul-23-13) 1-0
   J Banas vs Harikrishna (Jul-22-13) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jun-03-1947, 74 years old) Slovakia

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International Master (1979).

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 351  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Smejkal vs J Banas 1-0331970Czechoslovak ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
2. A Lanc vs J Banas  ½-½361970Czechoslovak ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
3. J Banas vs F Blatny  ½-½361970Czechoslovak ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
4. Z Hlousek vs J Banas  ½-½321970Czechoslovak ChampionshipC71 Ruy Lopez
5. J Banas vs P Machacek  0-1431970Czechoslovak ChampionshipC71 Ruy Lopez
6. M Herink vs J Banas  1-0451970Czechoslovak ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
7. J Banas vs I Jankovec  ½-½151970Czechoslovak ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
8. J Lechtynsky vs J Banas  ½-½321970Czechoslovak ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
9. J Banas vs J Fichtl  0-1651970Czechoslovak ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
10. Hort vs J Banas 1-0351970Czechoslovak ChampionshipA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
11. J Banas vs Plachetka  ½-½181970Czechoslovak ChampionshipB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
12. S Kupka vs J Banas  ½-½151970Czechoslovak ChampionshipA10 English
13. J Banas vs E Nowak  ½-½181970Czechoslovak ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
14. Jansa vs J Banas  ½-½501970Czechoslovak ChampionshipA15 English
15. J Banas vs Pribyl  ½-½431970Czechoslovak ChampionshipB50 Sicilian
16. J Banas vs V Zilberstein  0-1351971Novy SmokovecB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. I Privara vs J Banas  0-1261971Novy SmokovecB42 Sicilian, Kan
18. Jansa vs J Banas ½-½301971Novy SmokovecD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
19. J Banas vs Z Doda  1-0281971Novy SmokovecB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. J Banas vs S Gross  0-1371971Novy SmokovecA21 English
21. J Flesch vs J Banas  ½-½441971Novy SmokovecD80 Grunfeld
22. I Novak vs J Banas  0-1431971Novy SmokovecB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
23. J Banas vs W Balcerowski  1-0481971Novy SmokovecB07 Pirc
24. J Banas vs K Rakay  1-0371971Novy SmokovecC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
25. J Banas vs L Espig  ½-½431971Novy SmokovecB39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 351  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-04-05  California812: Bananas.
Aug-04-05  OneBadDog: Yes! We have no Banas, we have no Banas today!
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  tpstar: This @#$% is bananas/B-A-N-A-S - um, er, oh well

He must not be a Hollaback Boy. =)

Mar-18-06  Ivan23: Slovak ambassador in Croatia.
Nov-18-07  xeroxmachine: Oh how sad that the last S isnt an N :(
Nov-18-07  babakova: I didnt get it first, then I did so I smiled. Jan Banan... heh
Nov-22-07  xeroxmachine: Säg minns du den dan när vi stack in till stan. Det var du och jag, Jan å du chaka en banan. Sen kastade du skalet å jag kom efter å allt gick galet. Jag halkade på ditt skal å slog huvudet i trottoarn. /solo

Du bara sprang där ifrån och kvar satt jag som ett fån. Å runtomkring stod folk å glodde ja skratta va var dom gjorde. Ja kände mig så dum och snuten tyckte jag verkade skum. Dom tog med mig till häktet där fick jag sitta tills dom ringt hela släkten. /solo

Å sen den där dan ska du heta JAN BANAN sen vi var i stan å du chacka din jävla banan å sen den där dan ska du heta Jan, Jan, Jan, JAN BANAN


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  Pulo y Gata: Banas.

What lemmings feel when called on their blind march to the cliff.

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  technical draw: I wonder if he's related to mafioso Joseph "Joe Bananas" Bonanno?

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