Amos Pokorný

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Amos Pokorný (March 1890 – August 18, 1949) was a Czech chess master.

He shared 1st at Pilsen (Plzeň) 1911, tied for 4th-7th at Böhmisch Trübau (Česká Třebová) 1913, and took 8th at Jungbunzlau (Mladá Boleslav) 1913 (Bohemian Championship, Karel Hromádka won).

After World War I, he took 2nd, behind Max Walter, at Pardubice (Pardubitz) 1923 (Czechoslovak Chess Championship), took 11th at Moravská Ostrava (Mährisch Ostrau) 1923 (Emanuel Lasker won), tied for 3rd-5th at Bratislava 1925 (CSR-ch, Richard Réti won), took 9th at Trenčianske Teplice (Trentschin-Teplitz) 1926 (Boris Kostić and Karl Gilg won), took 4th at České Budějovice 1927 (CSR-ch, Karel Opočenský won), took 9th at Trenčianske Teplice 1928 (Kostić won), tied for 3rd-4th at Brno 1929 (CSR-ch, Opočenský won),[1] tied for 3rd-4th at Prague 1933 (Army) and shared 1st with Salo Flohr at Mnichovo Hradiště (Münchengrätz) 1933 (CSR-ch).[2]

Pokorny played for Czechoslovakia in Chess Olympiads:

During World War II, he took 11th at Rakovnik 1940 (Bohemia&Moravia-ch, Jan Foltys won),[4] and tied for 9th-10th at Zlín 1943 (Čeněk Kottnauer won).[5]


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 4, 2007. Retrieved July 4, 2007.  Name Index to Jeremy Gaige's Chess Tournament Crosstables, An Electronic Edition, Anders Thulin, Malmö, 2004-09-01
  2. ^ NED-ch08 The Hague/Leiden 1933 Archived August 7, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess
  4. ^ Bad Elster 1940 Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ 1943 Archived February 22, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.