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Amos Pokorny
A Pokorny 
Number of games in database: 144
Years covered: 1911 to 1943

Overall record: +55 -49 =40 (52.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Orthodox Defense (21) 
    D51 D50 D67 D63 D64
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C66 C88 C77 C70 C92
 French Defense (7) 
    C01 C11 C12
 Slav (6) 
    D10 D15 D16
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E34 E33
 Semi-Slav (5) 
    D46 D45 D49
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C63 C66 C61 C84 C70
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    D02 A46 D01 D00
 Bogo Indian (5) 
 Four Knights (5) 
    C49 C47
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D21 D22
 Orthodox Defense (4) 
    D57 D52 D64 D51
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Pokorny vs Hromadka, 1926 1-0
   A Pokorny vs K Kullberg, 1930 1-0
   P Frydman vs A Pokorny, 1930 0-1
   A Pokorny vs O Naegeli, 1928 1-0
   A Pokorny vs W Weil, 1936 1-0
   M Walter vs A Pokorny, 1923 1/2-1/2
   Rubinstein vs A Pokorny, 1923 1/2-1/2
   A Pokorny vs A A Candolin, 1936 1-0
   A Pokorny vs H Wolf, 1923 1/2-1/2
   Tartakower vs A Pokorny, 1923 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Czechoslovak Championship (1927)
   Hamburg Olympiad (1930)
   Bad Sliac (1932)
   Maehrisch-Ostrau (1923)
   The Hague Olympiad (1928)
   London Olympiad (1927)
   non-FIDE Munich Olympiad (1936)

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(born Mar-14-1890, died Aug-18-1949, 59 years old)

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Czech legionnaire and chess master.

He shared 1st at Pilsen (Plzeň) 1911, tied for 4th-7th at Böhmisch Trübau (Česká Třebová) 1913, and took 8th at Jungbunzlau (Mladá Boleslav) 1913 (Bohemian Championship, Karel Hromádka won).

After World War I, he took 2nd, behind Max Walter, at Pardubice (Pardubitz) 1923 (Czechoslovak Chess Championship), took 11th at Moravská Ostrava (Mährisch Ostrau) 1923 (Emanuel Lasker won), tied for 3rd-5th at Bratislava 1925 (CSR-ch, Richard Réti won), took 9th at Trenčianske Teplice (Trentschin-Teplitz) 1926 (Boris Kostić and Karl Gilg won), took 4th at České Budějovice 1927 (CSR-ch, Karel Opočenský won), took 9th at Trenčianske Teplice 1928 (Kostić won), tied for 3rd-4th at Brno 1929 (CSR-ch, Opočenský won), tied for 3rd-4th at Prague 1933 (Army) and shared 1st with Salo Flohr at Mnichovo Hradiště (Münchengrätz) 1933 (CSR-ch).

Pokorny played for Czechoslovakia in Chess Olympiads:

In the 1st Chess Olympiad at London 1927 (+5 –5 =2); In the 2nd Chess Olympiad at The Hague 1928 (+4 –3 =5); In the 3rd Chess Olympiad at Hamburg 1930 (+6 –5 =3); In 3rd unofficial Chess Olympiad at Munich 1936 (+8 –5 =3).3 During World War II, he took 11th at Rakovník 1940 (Bohemia&Moravia-ch, Jan Foltys won),4 and tied for 9th-10th at Zlín 1943 (Čeněk Kottnauer won).

Wikipedia article: Amos Pokorný

Last updated: 2022-05-21 21:11:16

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 150  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Schubert vs A Pokorny  0-1481911UJCS-4.KongressD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
2. A Pokorny vs P Krusius  1-0241912DSB-18.Kongress-CC66 Ruy Lopez
3. A Pokorny vs K Ljunggren  1-0351912DSB-18.Kongress-CC88 Ruy Lopez
4. A Pokorny vs M Fila  1-0211912UJCS Congress, group VIC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. O Loewenborg vs A Pokorny  ½-½351912DSB-18.Kongress-CC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. A Dusek vs A Pokorny  0-1211912SK Dobrusky chC54 Giuoco Piano
7. B Zidlicky vs A Pokorny  0-1221912DSB-18.Kongress-CC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
8. A Kramer vs A Pokorny  0-1341912DSB-18.Kongress-CD00 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Barvik vs A Pokorny  0-1281912Dobrusky club tournamentC46 Three Knights
10. A Pokorny vs L Burian  1-0251912Cafe Post gameC01 French, Exchange
11. A Pokorny vs J Brach Sr  0-1581912Moravia chC66 Ruy Lopez
12. A Perna vs A Pokorny  0-1371912Moravia chA02 Bird's Opening
13. J Jirousek vs A Pokorny  0-1451912UJCS Congress, group VIC28 Vienna Game
14. Fiedler vs A Pokorny  0-1341912UJCS Congress, group VID11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. A Pokorny vs F Konecny  1-0241912UJCS Congress, group VIC01 French, Exchange
16. J Brach Sr vs A Pokorny  1-0411912Moravia chC66 Ruy Lopez
17. A Pokorny vs A Perna  ½-½431912Moravia chC11 French
18. A Pokorny vs J Podhajsky  1-0281912SK Dobrusky chC62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense
19. M Chodera vs A Pokorny  ½-½301912SK Dobrusky chD02 Queen's Pawn Game
20. A Pokorny vs E Richter  1-0481912SK Dobrusky chC77 Ruy Lopez
21. Opocensky vs A Pokorny  1-0411912SK Dobrusky chC49 Four Knights
22. A Pokorny vs J Dobias ½-½291913Ceska TrebovaC70 Ruy Lopez
23. Opocensky vs A Pokorny  ½-½351913Ceska TrebovaC22 Center Game
24. M Gargulak vs A Pokorny 1-0531913Ceska TrebovaC41 Philidor Defense
25. A Pokorny vs Hromadka 0-1311913Mlada BoleslavC77 Ruy Lopez
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 150  PGN Download
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  Tabanus: Amos Pokorný (March 1890 – August 18, 1949) was a Czech chess master.

Oct-26-13  Karpova: "Spolek ceskych sachistu" Chess Club Championship in Brno:

1-2. Vl Berger
1-2. A Pokorny
3. K Vanek
4. Jul Brach
followed by A Terna, A Haida, R Prochazka, Babor, Bures, Vavra and Vaclavik.

A 4-games match will decide the Champion.

From page 63 of the February 1924 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'

Mar-14-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Amos Pokorny.

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