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Jan Ambroz
Number of games in database: 377
Years covered: 1973 to 1995
Last FIDE rating: 2364
Highest rating achieved in database: 2485

Overall record: +132 -71 =174 (58.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (76) 
    B40 B50 B30 B52 B53
 French Defense (17) 
    C05 C02 C00 C07 C15
 Pirc (13) 
    B07 B09 B08
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C77 C90 C60 C84 C67
 Robatsch (11) 
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B12 B13 B10
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (71) 
    C05 C10 C03 C18 C02
 French Tarrasch (28) 
    C05 C03
 Queen's Indian (24) 
    E12 E15 E13 E14 E17
 Queen's Pawn Game (24) 
    A46 E00 A40 A41
 French (21) 
    C10 C00 C12
 English (20) 
    A15 A17 A19
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Ambroz vs V Ciocaltea, 1982 1/2-1/2
   C Crouch vs J Ambroz, 1991 0-1
   J Ambroz vs Meduna, 1982 1-0
   J Janak vs J Ambroz, 1981 0-1

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(born Jun-18-1954, 66 years old) Czech Republic

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Jan Ambrož was born in Lanškroun, Czechoslovakia. He became Czechoslovak champion in 1980 and was awarded the IM title in the same year.

Note: there's another Jan Ambroz, he was born in 1986.

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 377  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Babula vs J Ambroz  1-0411973CZE-ch 7374C10 French
2. Emil Macura vs J Ambroz  0-1571973CZE-ch 7374A33 English, Symmetrical
3. J Ambroz vs Ivo Ryc  ½-½471973CZE-ch 7374A04 Reti Opening
4. P Mlynek vs J Ambroz  0-1211973CZE-ch 7374B06 Robatsch
5. J Ambroz vs M Mozny 1-0231973CZE-ch 7374B06 Robatsch
6. I Hausner vs J Ambroz  ½-½591973CZE-ch 7374A57 Benko Gambit
7. J Ambroz vs Vladimir Stefl  1-0661973CZE-ch 7374A04 Reti Opening
8. J Ambroz vs Z Skyva  ½-½411973CZE-ch 7374D02 Queen's Pawn Game
9. L Dobrovolsky vs J Ambroz  ½-½211974CZE-ch U26C12 French, McCutcheon
10. K Petrik vs J Ambroz  0-1241974CZE-ch U26B06 Robatsch
11. J Ambroz vs F Jablonicky  1-0311974CZE-ch U26B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
12. J Ambroz vs P Poloch  ½-½631974CZE-ch U26A04 Reti Opening
13. R Axamit vs J Ambroz  0-1371974CZE-ch U26A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
14. J Ambroz vs P Hanko  1-0401974CZE-ch U26B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
15. J Janak vs J Ambroz  ½-½411974CZE-ch U26B58 Sicilian
16. Palatnik vs J Ambroz  1-0421974WchT U26A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
17. J Ambroz vs S Petrik  1-0651974CZE-ch U26B53 Sicilian
18. G Koehler vs J Ambroz  0-1381974DDR-CSR U25A17 English
19. J Ambroz vs H J Meissner  1-0171974DDR-CSR U25B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
20. C Syre vs J Ambroz  ½-½441974DDR-CSR U25E14 Queen's Indian
21. J Ambroz vs H Rossmann  0-1371974DDR-CSR U25C78 Ruy Lopez
22. J Mysliwiec vs J Ambroz  0-1621975CSR-DDR U26 mA04 Reti Opening
23. Meduna vs J Ambroz  1-0431978CSR-chA15 English
24. J Ambroz vs Chekhov  ½-½291978Moscow mTB30 Sicilian
25. I Jankovec vs J Ambroz  ½-½421978CSR-chA15 English
 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 377  PGN Download
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  Benzol: Jan Ambroz
Born 18th June 1954 in Lanskroun
Awarded the IM title in 1980 he also became Czech Champion in the same year.
Feb-24-06  McCool: Where do you find theese dates??

Nice name Ambroz.

Jun-18-06  BIDMONFA: Jan Ambroz


Jun-18-07  spacetimereality: He needed only 15 elo points to have become a GM. Such a shame.
Jun-18-07  IMDONE4: <spacetimereality> so, are you saying that he has all 3 GM norms? Cause being 2500 does not automatically make you a grandmaster.
Jun-18-07  spacetimereality: <IMDONE4> Are you serious? I really didn't know that. Now I feel like a total idiot. *blushes* Can you please elaborate what other norms are needed for becoming a GM?
Jun-18-07  IMDONE4: Well its kind of hard to explain, so I'll let the official website do the explaining:

Basically, you can either place first in a major tournament to automatically become a GM (although this is incredibly rare since 99.9% of the winners of these tournaments are already grandmasters, or you can hold a decent standing in a tournament with other grandmasters, which will get you a norm. If you compile three of these norms within 7 years, you can become a grandmaster. hit the link for details.

Jun-19-07  spacetimereality: <IMDONE4> Thanks for the info!
Jun-18-10  newzild: I can't believe this guy has lost 480 elo points. At his current rating he is weaker than I am. Must be a mistake there somewhere...
Jun-18-10  waustad: There are two different players with the same name. The younger one is rated 2005.
Jun-18-12  LoveThatJoker: Happy 58th birthday, IM Ambroz!


Aug-01-19  Chesgambit:

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