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David Navara
nejlepší český šachista
Netradiční blahopřání

Vlastimil Chládek
ředitel Dopravních staveb Brno
Srí – lanka

Michal Špaček
Amatérský šachista, profesionální ekonom
CIPM anebo jak jsem byl testován elektronicky

Vlado Hrtko
Manažer se smyslem pro černý humor
Finále majstrovstiev sveta očami nešportovca

Štěpán Žilka
šachový mezinárodní mistr
Just another day at the office

Otakar Válek
ředitel strojírenské firmy
Olympiáda

Luděk Sedlák
skladatel studií a vydavatel Šemíka
Jak v šachu všechno souvisí se vším aneb Od Kaválka k O...

Pavel Matocha
předseda Pražské šachové společnosti
Simultánky s Garrim

Ján Markoš
nejlepší slovenský šachista a teolog
Šedá zóna

David Kaňovský
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Martin Habina
architekt
Pyramida

Igor Němec
předseda Úřadu na ochranu osobních údajů
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Jan Hofírek
otec a trenér
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Vítězslav Houška
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Soňa Pertlová
šachová mezinárodní mistryně
PF 2011


Games and photogalery

Chess Train 2016

photogalery | prize fund | prize fund | regulations |

Navara vs. Rapport - ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2016

photogalery | results | games | live |

Chess Train 2015

photogalery | prize fund | results | prize fund | regulations |

ČEZ Chess Trophy 2015

photogalery | results | games | live |

Chess Train 2014

photogalery | regulations | results | prize fund | regulations |
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New Books

ČERNOBÍLÁ CESTA (BLACK AND WHITE ROUTE)

The most beautiful studies and problems of Mario Matouš, the best Czech chess composer of the 20th century, and bizarre chess stories of Pavel Houser connected by illustrations of Kristina Peřichová into one splendid book. The book was published also in limited numbered edition (100 copies), bound in imitation leather with an embossed diagram, paper cover and sewn ribbon bookmark. On 240 pages you will found 45 studies and problems, 22 stories and 36 illustrations. The book is supplemented by biographies of both of the authors and several yet non-published photos. The book was published by Prague chess society in 2014.

(limited edition in imitation leather - 999 CZK + postage)

333,- Kč (+ postage)

The book can be ordered at an e-mail address pavel.matocha@gmail.com. Please give your full name, address and phone number.


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Chess Train 2017

Everything ready, check the web and sign up, before it´s too late

Everything ready, check the web and sign up, before it´s too late

[16.02.2017] - If you want to secure place in train, which will be going on the route Prague – Olomouc – Trencn – Bratislava – Lednice – Prague from 13 till 17 October, do not hesitate and register as soon as possible! You will play nine-round rapid chess tournament on train, in the mornings and evenings you will be able to visit several beautiful towns and in addition you can expect a few surprises and news.

This week Prague Chess Society opened webpage of Chess Train 2017, where you can find all needed information. This includes for instance hotels in three categories (standard, superior and lux... [all]

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GM MATCH ON 12 CHESS BOARDS

Navara and Movsesyan to break the world record

Navara and Movsesyan to break the world record

[02.12.2016] - On the first December Sunday, an extraordinary chess event will take place in the shopping centre Lužiny. The best Czech chess player David Navara will fight against a member of the World Chess Championship and Olympics Team Sergey Movsesyan. The match will be held on 12 chess boards simultaneously.
A similar match took place in 1982 in Tbilisi, Georgia, between the former World Champion Michail Tal and the legendary David Bronstein, using 8 chess boards. Therefore, the GMs David Navara and Sergey Movsesyan are about to create a new world record.
The match will start on Sunday 4 Dece... [all]

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CHESS TRAIN 2016

Best Photos

Best Photos

[01.12.2016] - It is always a joy to remember pleasant trips. This year’s Chess Train returned from its journey across Central Europe six weeks ago and we are already preparing for Chess Train 2017. But let’s take a moment now to appreciate the photos from this year’s journey.

The photos of Chess Train 2016 participants were all amazing and they brought back memories of a perfect tournament on the railway, making it really hard to choose the best ones. After long debates and a bottle of good wine, we have decided to award the following photos:

The first place goes to Krzysztof Olechnicki fo... [all]

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CHESS TRAIN 2016

90-year-old Marianne, 11-year-old Nela and all the winners

90-year-old Marianne, 11-year-old Nela and all the winners

[12.10.2016] - The Chess Train is back in Prague after its five-day journey; and with the final glass of wine, the winners were awarded prizes in the Governmental Lounge at the Prague Main Railway Station.

The Chess Train 2016 tournament was dominated by the Turkish GM Suat Atalik, who got 9.5 points out of 10 games, with only the Ukrainian master Roman Chajeckij managing to draw with him in the last round. The second place went to the German translator Sven Römling (8 points) and thanks to the better helping rating, the third place was taken by the Dutch chess player Brent Burg. The team competit... [all]

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CHESS TRAIN 2016

Czech Railways drafted the turkish grandmaster

Czech Railways drafted the turkish grandmaster

[10.10.2016] - After four days travelling around the Germany and Austria, the Chess Train arrived at last to a wonderfull small city of Český Krumlov. Only the last stage of the trip and the 10th round is waiting for the participants of the tournament. The tournament was lead with no doubts by the sympathetic turkish grandmaster Suat Atalik, who obtained 9 points from 9 games, and so his victory became already definitively sure.

But we can expect a rough fight for another medal positions. German translator Sven Roemling with his 7,5 points occupies actually the 2 place and Thomas Broek with Uk... [all]

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CHESS TRAIN 2016

Turkish grandmaster rides to the Alps in chessboard nr. 1

Turkish grandmaster rides to the Alps in chessboard nr. 1

[09.10.2016] - The main favourite of the tournament, grandmaster Suat Atalik, do not give any chances to his opponents. After first two days he occupies the first place with maximal number of points. Second place is actually held by dutch chess player Brent Burg, who won againts the ukranian international master Roman Khaetsky in the fifth round. On the side of the czech players, Jaroslav Satranský is playing the best. He is deviding the 3rd to 14th place with the rest of the group of players with 4 points. A great achievement of 11 years old Jakub Kůsa is a surprise of the tournament. He won already three p... [all]

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CHESS TRAIN 2016

Chess party in a coffee house Šachový Václavák

Chess party in a coffee house Šachový Václavák

[08.10.2016] - Eve before departure of the Chess train was also the occasion for vernissage of chess photos in „Šachový Václavák“ and it turned out in the great occasion. This is already the third place, where the winning photos of first year of the „best chess photo from pubs and coffee houses“ competition were exposed. It was already exposed in Mnichův palác and NAPA galery and now they are in Šachový Václavák, very first pub of the chain „Tady se hrají šachy“ - We play chess here (www.chesscafe.cz). Second year of the photo competition was have been just announced. So if you enjoy taking pictures, you lik... [all]

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