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Vlastimil Babula
Number of games in database: 718
Years covered: 1989 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2569 (2524 rapid, 2441 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2608

Overall record: +242 -120 =341 (58.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 15 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (53) 
    E42 E55 E43 E53 E41
 King's Indian (49) 
    E97 E92 E91 E94 E76
 Slav (48) 
    D17 D15 D16 D18 D11
 Grunfeld (31) 
    D99 D85 D92 D81 D97
 Orthodox Defense (24) 
    D58 D56 D63 D50 D52
 Queen's Indian (24) 
    E12 E15 E17 E14 E16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (144) 
    B30 B81 B33 B22 B45
 King's Indian (40) 
    E97 E92 E63 E84 E90
 Nimzo Indian (26) 
    E32 E20 E42 E21 E47
 Queen's Pawn Game (24) 
    A46 A45 E00 D02 D05
 Sicilian Scheveningen (24) 
    B81 B83 B82 B80
 Queen's Indian (18) 
    E12 E15 E17 E14
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Babula vs Giri, 2015 1-0
   V Babula vs Degraeve, 2000 1/2-1/2
   Shulman vs V Babula, 1993 0-1
   V Babula vs F Braga, 2002 1-0
   Blatny vs V Babula, 2017 0-1
   V Babula vs R Schnabel, 2015 1-0
   V Babula vs L Klima, 2005 1-0
   P Sjodahl vs V Babula, 1999 0-1
   V Babula vs N Zwirs, 2018 1-0
   Aghasaryan vs V Babula, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Czechoslovak Championship (1992)
   Elista Olympiad (1998)
   Istanbul Olympiad (2000)
   Bundesliga 1998/99 (1999)
   Bundesliga 2007/08 (2007)
   EUR-chT (Men) 14th (2003)
   Bundesliga 2010/11 (2010)
   European Club Cup (2010)
   European Championship (2010)
   Bundesliga 2017/18 (2017)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (2010)
   Bundesliga 2011/12 (2011)
   Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)
   European Club Cup (2018)
   CZE-ch (2017)

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

   🏆 European Club Cup
   V Babula vs J Goormachtigh (Nov-14-19) 1-0
   V Babula vs M E Van Wissen (Nov-11-19) 1-0
   Marko Vuckovic vs V Babula (Nov-10-19) 0-1
   Z Pakleza vs V Babula (Mar-03-19) 1/2-1/2
   V Babula vs Lampert (Mar-02-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Oct-02-1973, 47 years old) Czech Republic

[what is this?]
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 Individual Championships (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 Chess 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.


Wikipedia article: Vlastimil Babula

 page 1 of 29; games 1-25 of 718  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Babula vs Oral  1-0361989CZE-ch U16E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
2. P Jirovsky vs V Babula  0-1351989CZE Ch U16A16 English
3. V Babula vs V Vepkhvishvili  0-1441989Open Marianske LazneE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
4. Oral vs V Babula  ½-½221991CSR-ch U18E73 King's Indian
5. V Babula vs M Tobyas  1-0341992Czechoslovak ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
6. Glek vs V Babula  1-0511992Stare MestoB30 Sicilian
7. Gipslis vs V Babula  1-0351992Stare MestoB30 Sicilian
8. V Babula vs Meduna  0-1271992Czechoslovak ChampionshipD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
9. V Babula vs P Jirovsky  1-0321992Czechoslovak ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. V Babula vs Vokac  1-0431992Czechoslovak ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
11. P Spacek vs V Babula  ½-½181992Czechoslovak ChampionshipE90 King's Indian
12. S Gross vs V Babula  ½-½801992Czechoslovak ChampionshipE70 King's Indian
13. V Babula vs Blatny ½-½851992Stare MestoD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
14. Haba vs V Babula  1-0221992Stare MestoE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
15. Plachetka vs V Babula  1-0401992Czechoslovak ChampionshipE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
16. V Babula vs M Dolezal  1-0241992Czechoslovak ChampionshipD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. V Babula vs I Stohl  ½-½171992Czechoslovak ChampionshipA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
18. Plachetka vs V Babula  1-0341992Stare MestoE97 King's Indian
19. V Priehoda vs V Babula  ½-½341992Czechoslovak ChampionshipE92 King's Indian
20. J Lechtynsky vs V Babula  1-0341992Czechoslovak ChampionshipA05 Reti Opening
21. Smejkal vs V Babula  ½-½271992CZE-chT 1992/93E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
22. V Babula vs B Kreiman  ½-½331993Wch U20E80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
23. Shulman vs V Babula  0-1441993EU-ch U18E92 King's Indian
24. Brodsky vs V Babula  ½-½331993Karvina op 1992/93B30 Sicilian
25. Haba vs V Babula  1-0661994Lazne BohdanecE84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line
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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?
May-28-16  maxi: <sonia91> How was it that Feller cheated?
Oct-02-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Vlastimil Babula!!

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