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Vlastimil Chládek
ředitel Dopravních staveb Brno
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David Navara
nejlepší český šachista
Gibraltar 2018 aneb Buď zDRAW!

Michal Špaček
Amatérský šachista, profesionální ekonom
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Vlado Hrtko
Manažer se smyslem pro černý humor
Keď chceš Boha rozosmiať, povedz mu svoje plány

Štěpán Žilka
šachový mezinárodní mistr
Just another day at the office

Otakar Válek
ředitel strojírenské firmy
Olympiáda

Luděk Sedlák
skladatel studií a vydavatel Šemíka
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Pavel Matocha
předseda Pražské šachové společnosti
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Ján Markoš
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David Kaňovský
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Martin Habina
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PF 2011


Games and photogalery

HARIKRISHNA PENTALA vs. NAVARA - ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018

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Bank Chess Festival

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Chess Train 2017

prize fund | prize fund | regulations |

Chess Train 2016

photogalery | prize fund | prize fund | regulations |

Navara vs. Rapport - ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2016

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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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ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018

The Indian Grandmaster did a good chess job in the Sokol Palace

The Indian Grandmaster did a good chess job  in the Sokol Palace

[17.06.2018] - randmaster Navara led 5:4 in three games, but unfortunately he didn´t managed the finish line. On Saturday, Pentala Harikrishna won all three games and turned the game to his advantage.
Indian Grandmaster won 7: 5 and took the trophy for CEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018 winner.

On Sunday, the festival ends with the simultaneous display in Michna Palace on Kampa in Prague.

The sixteenth year of this festival, in which the best Czech chess player always plays against the world's top chessplayer, brought not only twelve beautiful games but also great chess lectures by Grandmaster Rob... [all]

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ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018

The exhibition about Schnirch and his chessmen accompanies the match of Grandmasters

The exhibition about Schnirch and his chessmen accompanies the match of Grandmasters

[15.06.2018] - Bohuslav Schnirch, together with Josef Vaclav Myslbek, was the most significant Czech sculptor of the 19th century. For chess players, however, he is the first chairman of the Czech Chess Association and the author of the chessmen that are still used until these days. You can visit the exhibiton called „Sculptor Schnirch and the Czech club chessmen“ at the festival ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018 at the Michna Palace in Prague on Kampa.

The chess table from 19th century, on which Bohuslav Schnirch played chess and who was kindly lent by Schnirch's heirs, represents an extraordinary artifact of ... [all]

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ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018

Harikrishna scored first

Harikrishna scored first

[14.06.2018] - Mayor of Prague 1 Oldřich Lomecký made the ceremonial first move, and then Grandmasters David Navara and Pentala Harikrishna started the ruthless fight. In the first round, the Czech representative played with white pieces, but it was the Indian one, who gained a better position. Harikrishna had an extra pawn, but he didn´t succeed to win, and Navara was glad for the draw in the first game.

The second game looked like balanced and perhaps it objectively was, but the white pieces were in much more comfortable situation, as the Grandmasters Viktor Láznička, Robert Cvek and Martin Petr... [all]

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ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018

Navara escaped everyone on the roof of Lucerne

Navara escaped everyone on the roof of Lucerne

[13.06.2018] - The ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018 was launched on June 12th by the unique blitz tournament on the roof of Lucerna Palace in Prague. Among the ninety participants was a number of strong Grandmasters, but the Golden Wenceslas Ducat for the winner was just one ...

In the beginning, the tournament was dominated by Master Tadeas Krieb, who started with a series of five wins and David Navara was among his victims. Then, the second best Czech chess player Viktor Láznička and one of the favorites of the tournament, got to the head of the pellet. However, at the end, the best Czech player was final... [all]

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ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018

Chinese-Indian under time pressure castling

Chinese-Indian under time pressure castling

[04.06.2018] - The grandmaster Ding Liren broke his hip while cycling and he had to withdraw from an ongoing tournament in Norway and unfortunately, he won´t be able to come to Prague. During the ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018 festival he will be replaced by the Indian second-best player, a grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna.

“We are pleased that we were able to find such a strong and attractive opponent for our Czech number one, despite such a short time notice.”, said the director of the festival, Pavel Matocha.

The grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna (32) was born in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh region, So... [all]

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ČEZ CHESS TROPHY 2018

Play a simul with world´s number 5

Play a simul with world´s number 5

[08.05.2018] - Try to play against a top world player is a dream of every chess player. You have a chance to play a simul with the world fifth ranking player and the last Olympic Games winner, Ding Liren. The Chinese grandmaster has not lost 68 games in a row! Will you be able to break this incredible chain?

Ding Liren simul will take place on Sunday 17 June since 3 o´clock in Michna Palace, Prague. The Chinese number one player will play simul against 30 players and you can be one of them. The starting fee in CZK 2,990.

You can register for the simul by sending your details to prazska.... [all]

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Tournament on the Roof

Come to ´blitz´ with Navara and Ding Liren to win a golden ducat

Come to ´blitz´ with Navara and Ding Liren to win a golden ducat

[08.05.2018] - One of the best views of Prague is from Palace Lucerna´s roof. On Tuesday, 12 June from 3 o´clock p.m. you can enjoy the view, but mainly to play blitz tournament, on which - apart from David Navara and Ding Liren - Pentala Harikrishna, Sergey Movsesyan, Robert Cvek, Vlastimil Hort and Jan Smejkal are invited.

The blitz tournament will be the first event of this year ČEZ CHESS TROPHY festival and at the same time the first tournament from the series of tournaments, which will be taking place on roofs and towers, a new project of the Prague Chess Society.

The tournament wil... [all]

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