Vlastimil Babula

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Vlastimil Babula
Vlastimil Babula.jpg
Vlastimil Babula, 2007
Full name Vlastimil Babula
Country  Czech Republic
Born (1973-10-02) 2 October 1973 (age 43)
Uherský Brod, Czechoslovakia
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2552 (June 2017)
Peak rating 2608 (October 2008)

Vlastimil Babula (born 2 October 1973 in Uherský Brod) is a chess Grandmaster from the Czech Republic, Czech Champion in 1993 and second at the World Junior Championship of 1993.[1]

Chess career[edit]

In 1998 Babula tied for 1st–4th with Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, Bartlomiej Macieja and Zoltan Almasi in the Zone 1.4 zonal tournament in Krynica and qualified to the FIDE World Chess Championship 1999[2] where he was knocked out in the first round by Tal Shaked.[3] In 2007, he was joint winner of the Czech Open (with Viktor Láznička).[4] He took part in the Chess World Cup 2011, but was eliminated in the first round by Zahar Efimenko.[5]

Babula played for the Czech Republic in the Chess Olympiads of 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The chess games of Vlastimil Babula". ChessGames.com. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (1998-09-28). "TWIC 203: Krynica Zonal Tournament 1.4". London Chess Center. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2009-08-09). "TWIC 248: FIDE World Chess Championships". London Chess Center. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "The review of chess events and sites for July, 2007". Chessib.com. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  5. ^ Crowther, Mark (2011-09-21). "TWIC: FIDE World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk 2011". London Chess Center. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Men's Chess Olympiads: Vlastimil Babula". OlimpBase. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 

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