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Jiri Lechtynsky
J Lechtynsky 
Number of games in database: 1,383
Years covered: 1967 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2327 (2302 rapid, 2348 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2470

Overall record: +426 -274 =674 (55.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 9 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (81) 
    A04 A05 A06
 King's Indian (76) 
    E60 E61 E62 E97 E94
 Sicilian (69) 
    B22 B52 B51 B40 B30
 English (57) 
    A15 A13 A14 A17 A16
 Queen's Pawn Game (50) 
    D02 A46 A41 A40 A45
 Queen's Indian (39) 
    E15 E12 E17 E14 E19
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (94) 
    B29 B22 B52 B84 B23
 Caro-Kann (77) 
    B15 B12 B14 B13 B11
 Queen's Pawn Game (52) 
    A46 A45 D02 E00 A40
 Pirc (52) 
    B07 B08 B09
 English (49) 
    A15 A13 A17 A19 A14
 Grunfeld (42) 
    D91 D85 D94 D78 D86
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Lechtynsky vs Pachman, 1968 1-0
   J Lechtynsky vs M Tupy, 1998 1-0
   J Lechtynsky vs J Trevelyan, 1974 1-0
   J Lechtynsky vs J Kubicek, 1968 1-0
   Kasparov vs J Lechtynsky, 1980 1/2-1/2
   J Lechtynsky vs N Radev, 1981 1-0
   J Lechtynsky vs K Blaha, 1985 1-0
   J Sikora-Lerch vs J Lechtynsky, 1972 0-1
   J Lechtynsky vs Z Cakl, 2002 1-0
   J Lechtynsky vs E Prandstetter, 1983 1-0

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Baku 1980 by suenteus po 147

   🏆 TCh-CZE 1 Liga Zapad
   J Lechtynsky vs J Bernasek (Feb-19-17) 1/2-1/2
   J Lechtynsky vs S Zilka (Dec-17-16) 0-1, blitz

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(born Nov-25-1947, 72 years old) Czech Republic

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Jiri Lechtynsky, born in Czechoslovakia, was awarded the GM title in 1982. In tournaments he was 1st= at Halle 1981 and 2nd at the Budapest Open of 1985.

 page 1 of 56; games 1-25 of 1,383  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Lechtynsky vs R Diblik  ½-½26196714th Army-chB41 Sicilian, Kan
2. J Lechtynsky vs J Novacek  1-041196714th Army-chC42 Petrov Defense
3. J Lechtynsky vs Stanislav Wintr  1-026196714th Army-chC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
4. J Kraus vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½16196714th Army-chA05 Reti Opening
5. F Junek vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½48196714th Army-chA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
6. V Vodicka vs J Lechtynsky 0-129196714th Army-chA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
7. J Lechtynsky vs V Rosenzweig  0-126196714th Army-chA45 Queen's Pawn Game
8. J Goth vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½16196714th Army-chE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
9. F Navratil vs J Lechtynsky  1-070196714th Army-chB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
10. J Lechtynsky vs B Krasny  1-038196714th Army-chC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
11. J Lechtynsky vs S Matas  1-030196714th Army-chC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
12. J Lechtynsky vs Opocensky  1-019196714th Army-chB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
13. E Nowak vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½14196714th Army-chA07 King's Indian Attack
14. J Vrchotka vs J Lechtynsky 0-128196714th Army-chD94 Grunfeld
15. Otakar Rop vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½27196714th Army-chA21 English
16. P Machacek vs J Lechtynsky  0-1521967CSR-chA80 Dutch
17. J Lechtynsky vs J Kozma  0-1351967CSR-chA07 King's Indian Attack
18. J Trapl vs J Lechtynsky  1-0411967CSR-chA99 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky Variation with b3
19. J Lechtynsky vs J Trmal  0-1511967CSR-chB02 Alekhine's Defense
20. A Kubicek vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½411967CSR-chA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
21. J Lechtynsky vs V Stulik  0-1281967CSR-chB27 Sicilian
22. J Augustin vs J Lechtynsky  ½-½171967CSR-chC02 French, Advance
23. J Lechtynsky vs I Jankovec  1-0371967CSR-chB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
24. S Kupka vs J Lechtynsky 0-1401967CSR-chD82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
25. J Lechtynsky vs E Nowak  ½-½521967CSR-chC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
 page 1 of 56; games 1-25 of 1,383  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: <Honza> Do you have any information about this player?
Nov-25-05  rexeterna: It's his birthday today.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <Do you have any information about this player?> I have a few. Jiri Lechtynsky plays now for chess club Slavie Turnov in Czech Extraleague. He is still one of 10 or 15 best Czech players altough his best period was late 1970s and early 1980s when he achieved his GM title. By the way, he is one of very few foreigners who fulfilled then one of his GM norms in a tournament played in Soviet Union. Tony Miles is the only other one I know. Lechtynsky also beat Tal once but that game is in no database which I know. I am preparing file of his missing games now but this game I cannot find.
Nov-25-06  BIDMONFA: Jiri Lechtynsky


Nov-25-06  beatles fan: Really prominant playerrr, and yet I've never heard of him before.
Apr-26-08  lopium: Indeed, seems a very strong player. I've seen this game : J Lechtynsky vs A Mutina, 1968, it's just amazing.
Jul-22-09  myschkin: . . .

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  Penguincw: Happy 66th birthday to <POTD>: GM Jiri Lechtynsky.
Nov-25-19  Swedish Logician: His NOTABLE GAMES contain remarkably many miniature games against strong opponents; very impressive. Of the wins only the game against Radev is longer than 20 moves.

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