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Vlastimil Babula Sr
V Babula Sr 
Number of games in database: 813
Years covered: 1989 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2569 (2524 rapid, 2441 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2608

Overall record: +272 -135 =386 (58.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 20 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (59) 
    E53 E42 E55 E43 E32
 King's Indian (54) 
    E97 E92 E91 E94 E76
 Slav (51) 
    D17 D15 D16 D18 D11
 Grunfeld (39) 
    D85 D99 D92 D81 D97
 Orthodox Defense (28) 
    D58 D56 D50 D63 D52
 Queen's Indian (25) 
    E12 E15 E17 E14 E16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (162) 
    B30 B81 B40 B22 B33
 King's Indian (44) 
    E97 E63 E92 E84 E77
 Queen's Pawn Game (31) 
    A46 A45 E00 D02 D05
 Nimzo Indian (31) 
    E32 E20 E21 E42 E47
 Sicilian Scheveningen (28) 
    B81 B83 B82 B80
 Queen's Indian (21) 
    E12 E15 E14 E17
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Babula Sr vs Giri, 2015 1-0
   V Babula Sr vs Degraeve, 2000 1/2-1/2
   V Babula Sr vs F Braga, 2002 1-0
   V Babula Sr vs R Schnabel, 2015 1-0
   Blatny vs V Babula Sr, 2017 0-1
   Shulman vs V Babula Sr, 1993 0-1
   P Sjodahl vs V Babula Sr, 1999 0-1
   V Babula Sr vs L Klima, 2005 1-0
   Aghasaryan vs V Babula Sr, 2013 0-1
   V Babula Sr vs R Mamedov, 2015 1/2-1/2

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (1999)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   European Team Championship (2003)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   Czech Open (1998)
   Bundesliga 2004/05 (2004)
   Bundesliga 2007/08 (2007)
   Czech Open A (2009)
   Czech Championship (2020)
   Bundesliga 2011/12 (2011)
   Pula Open (2001)
   Elista Olympiad (1998)
   Bundesliga 1998/99 (1999)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   European Championship (2007)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   European Championship (2010)

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

   🏆 ch-CZE
   V Plat vs V Babula Sr (Sep-24-21) 1/2-1/2
   S Zilka vs V Babula Sr (Sep-19-21) 1-0
   V Plat vs V Babula Sr (Jul-29-21) 1/2-1/2
   V Babula Sr vs C Colbow (Jul-06-21) 1/2-1/2
   O Kurmann vs V Babula Sr (May-12-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-02-1973, 48 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 Championship (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 Khanty-Mansiysk 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.

He is the father of Vlastimil Babula Jr.


Wikipedia article: Vlastimil Babula

Last updated: 2022-06-26 12:25:27

 page 1 of 34; games 1-25 of 829  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Babula Sr vs Oral  1-0361989CZE-ch U16E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
2. P Jirovsky vs V Babula Sr  0-1351989CZE Ch U16A16 English
3. V Babula Sr vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-1441989Open Marianske LazneE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
4. V Babula Sr vs J Dudas  1-0331990CSR-ch U18E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
5. Oral vs V Babula Sr  ½-½221991CSR-ch U18E73 King's Indian
6. J Dudas vs V Babula Sr  0-1181991CSR-ch U18A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
7. V Babula Sr vs Meduna  0-1271992Czechoslovak ChampionshipD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
8. V Babula Sr vs M Dolezal  1-0241992Czechoslovak ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Glek vs V Babula Sr  1-0511992Stare MestoB30 Sicilian
10. Gipslis vs V Babula Sr  1-0351992Stare MestoB30 Sicilian
11. V Babula Sr vs Vokac  1-0431992Czechoslovak ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Plachetka vs V Babula Sr  1-0401992Czechoslovak ChampionshipE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
13. V Babula Sr vs S Guliev  1-0611992Stare MestoA90 Dutch
14. S Gross vs V Babula Sr  ½-½801992Czechoslovak ChampionshipE70 King's Indian
15. V Babula Sr vs Blatny ½-½851992Stare MestoD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. V Babula Sr vs M Tobyas  1-0341992Czechoslovak ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
17. Haba vs V Babula Sr  1-0221992Stare MestoE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
18. Plachetka vs V Babula Sr  1-0341992Stare MestoE97 King's Indian
19. V Priehoda vs V Babula Sr  ½-½341992Czechoslovak ChampionshipE92 King's Indian
20. V Babula Sr vs P Jirovsky  1-0321992Czechoslovak ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. J Lechtynsky vs V Babula Sr  1-0341992Czechoslovak ChampionshipA05 Reti Opening
22. V Babula Sr vs I Stohl  ½-½171992Czechoslovak ChampionshipA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
23. P Spacek vs V Babula Sr  ½-½181992Czechoslovak ChampionshipE90 King's Indian
24. Smejkal vs V Babula Sr  ½-½271992CZE-chT 1992/93E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
25. Tkachiev vs V Babula Sr  0-1331993World Junior ChampionshipB89 Sicilian
 page 1 of 34; games 1-25 of 829  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.
Jan-22-16  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?
Oct-02-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Vlastimil Babula!!

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