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Frantisek Blatny
Number of games in database: 587
Years covered: 1950 to 2002
Last FIDE rating: 2112
Highest rating achieved in database: 2192
Overall record: +168 -164 =255 (50.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-02-1933, died Dec-16-2015, 82 years old) Czech Republic

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He was a FIDE Master and an International Arbiter. Father of Pavel Blatny.

 page 1 of 24; games 1-25 of 587  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Marsalek vs F Blatny  0-1191950Chocen mC28 Vienna Game
2. Lichy vs F Blatny 0-1101950Chocen qual6C57 Two Knights
3. F Blatny vs J Marsalek  ½-½411950Chocen mC77 Ruy Lopez
4. Z Novak vs F Blatny  1-0331950Chocen qual5C59 Two Knights
5. J Marsalek vs F Blatny  1-0301950Chocen fin-BD00 Queen's Pawn Game
6. F Blatny vs Dasek 1-0121950Chocen qual5B56 Sicilian
7. F Blatny vs Vrbata 1-0231950Chocen fin-BB03 Alekhine's Defense
8. Antos vs F Blatny  1-0291950Chocen qual5A84 Dutch
9. F Blatny vs L Duhan  1-0311950Chocen fin-BC18 French, Winawer
10. M Svetlik vs F Blatny  0-1531950Chocen mC77 Ruy Lopez
11. F Blatny vs R Calda  1-0221950Chocen fin-BC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
12. F Blatny vs E Rosenblatt  1-0281954CSR-ch sfA07 King's Indian Attack
13. F Blatny vs V Brat  ½-½201954CSR-ch sfA07 King's Indian Attack
14. F Blatny vs G Delmar  1-0381954CSR-ch sfC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
15. A Zaruba vs F Blatny  ½-½371954CSR-ch sfE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
16. A Tikovsky vs F Blatny  0-1521954CSR-ch sfA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. F Blatny vs M Altschul  ½-½421954CSR-ch sfC46 Three Knights
18. M Weiner vs F Blatny  ½-½431954CSR-ch sfD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. F Blatny vs J Kracmar  1-0361954CSR-ch sfC77 Ruy Lopez
20. Rajkovic vs F Blatny 1-0321954CSR-ch sfC01 French, Exchange
21. F Blatny vs Opocensky  ½-½161954CSR-ch sfC01 French, Exchange
22. J Marsalek vs F Blatny  ½-½321954CSR-ch sfE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
23. F Blatny vs J Louma  1-0261954CSR-ch sfC77 Ruy Lopez
24. F Pithart vs F Blatny  ½-½311954CSR-ch sfA09 Reti Opening
25. F Blatny vs V Stulik  1-0461954CSR-ch sfC60 Ruy Lopez
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Sep-06-04  Knight13: Another unknown guy of the day.
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  Gypsy: Frantisek Blatny was a master and a popular chess teacher in Brno, Czech Republic. GM Pavel Blatny is Frantisek's son.
Sep-01-05  Eastfrisian: He is born on April 02, 1933.
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  Gypsy: International arbiter and FIDE official.
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  Gypsy: Chessmetrics Player Profile: Frantisek Blatny (*1933). Highest Rating: 2532 (1965, #135 in world, age 31y9m).
Jul-16-08  wolfmaster: <Gypsy> <Highest Rating: 2532 (1965, #135 in world, age 31y9m).> Seems as though Frantisek Blatny was a strong IM - borderline GM talent.
Apr-02-09  WhiteRook48: Happy birthday to Mr. Unknown Guy.
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  wordfunph: ahhhh...maybe Frantisek gave Pavel the book "How to Beat Your Dad at Chess", bad bad joke!

happy 77th birthday IM Frantisek Blatny!

Jan-08-15  zanzibar: You can find a lot more info on him here:

But you need to understand Czech to read the text. There are lots of games and photos which are easier to decipher.

Feb-26-16  Eastfrisian: According to this link: he died on December 16, 2015. RIP
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