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Jan Votava
Number of games in database: 429
Years covered: 1989 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2499 (2480 rapid)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2569

Overall record: +153 -103 =171 (55.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (50) 
    B22 B32 B89 B90 B42
 Queen's Pawn Game (22) 
    A46 D02 E10 A45 E00
 English (19) 
    A13 A10 A15 A16 A12
 Caro-Kann (10) 
    B12 B13 B17 B10
 French Defense (9) 
    C11 C13 C15 C01 C05
 King's Indian (7) 
    E60 E64 E67 E84 E63
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (66) 
    B42 B43 B22 B40 B47
 Sicilian Kan (24) 
    B42 B43 B41
 Grunfeld (23) 
    D85 D86 D80 D78 D79
 Queen's Pawn Game (17) 
    A46 A41 A45 D02
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C77 C84 C63 C92 C67
 Queen's Gambit Declined (10) 
    D37 D30 D35 D38
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Votava vs F Jenni, 2001 1-0
   Glek vs Votava, 2000 1/2-1/2
   Shulman vs Votava, 1999 1/2-1/2
   Votava vs M Petr, 2010 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rishon LeZion (1991)
   23rd Czech Open A (2012)
   KB Czech Open (2000)
   Czech Championship (2007)
   Vienna Open (1994)
   Rishon Le Ziyyon (1993)
   Oberwart Open (1997)
   Rishon LeZion (1992)
   Czech Championship (2010)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1992)
   Reykjavik Open (2004)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1991)
   European Team Championship (2001)
   Reykjavik Open (2002)
   Pardubice Open-A (2006)

   🏆 European Hybrid Qual
   Votava vs E Romanov (May-25-21) 1/2-1/2
   E Romanov vs Votava (May-24-21) 1-0
   Votava vs P Michalik (Jun-13-20) 1/2-1/2
   Votava vs F Blohberger (Jan-26-20) 1/2-1/2
   Votava vs B Korpa (Jan-11-20) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-29-1974, 47 years old) Czech Republic

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 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 436  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Votava vs Oral  0-1281989CZE-ch U16C30 King's Gambit Declined
2. Votava vs Rantanen  1-0271989Warsaw OpenC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
3. Z Jasnikowski vs Votava  1-0231989Warsaw OpenD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
4. Votava vs J Jankowski  1-0311989Warsaw OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. Votava vs R Nicevski  1-0211989Warsaw OpenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
6. Votava vs G Giorgadze  0-1301989Warsaw OpenC30 King's Gambit Declined
7. Votava vs Rotstein  0-1261989Warsaw OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
8. M Matlak vs Votava  1-0261989Warsaw OpenA57 Benko Gambit
9. Votava vs J Dudas  1-0331990CSR-ch U18A46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. A Pektor vs Votava  0-1291990CSR-ch U16C25 Vienna
11. R Chytilek vs Votava  0-1431990CSR-ch U16C28 Vienna Game
12. Topalov vs Votava  ½-½531990Wch U16A46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Votava vs E Liss  ½-½231990Wch U16C35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
14. S Polgar vs Votava  ½-½471990Wch U16C82 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. Votava vs B Kretek  ½-½381991Czechoslovak ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
16. A Istratescu vs Votava  ½-½411991Rishon LeZionB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. Bronstein vs Votava 0-1291991Rishon LeZionD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
18. Votava vs Beim  0-1511991Rishon LeZionB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
19. M Orsag vs Votava  1-0381991Czechoslovak ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
20. D Belik vs Votava  ½-½441991Czechoslovak ChampionshipC55 Two Knights Defense
21. Votava vs L Sarkozy  1-0401991Czechoslovak ChampionshipB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
22. M Drtina vs Votava  1-0601991Czechoslovak ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
23. Votava vs F Vykydal  1-0211991Czechoslovak ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
24. O Bruk vs Votava  1-0521991Rishon LeZionD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
25. F Zamecnik vs Votava  0-1521991Czechoslovak ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 436  PGN Download
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Dec-04-04  GufeldStudent: This guy seems pretty strong.
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  Tabanus: GM Jan Votava, Czech Republic, born 29 November 1974. Current rating 2561,

U16 Czech champion in 1990. IM in 1992. Czech vice champion in 1995. Rating peak 2545 in 1996. Played in the 1996 olympiad (2nd reserve). GM in 1999. Played in European Team Ch's 2001 (board 3) and 2005 (1st reserve). Placed 3rd in the Czech Ch 2007.

He has several tournaments wins, see Wikipedia. Long time player for Erfurter SK in German Bundesliga.

Biography: (in German) (in Polish)


Nov-29-11  BIDMONFA: Jan Votava


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