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Jan Plachetka
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Number of games in database: 2,011
Years covered: 1960 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2312 (2353 rapid, 2347 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2480

Overall record: +704 -454 =852 (56.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (143) 
    B90 B43 B20 B40 B25
 King's Indian (87) 
    E97 E91 E94 E81 E62
 English (83) 
    A13 A15 A14 A10 A16
 Ruy Lopez (56) 
    C85 C69 C84 C96 C78
 Queen's Pawn Game (51) 
    A46 A40 E10 A45 E00
 English, 1 c4 c5 (39) 
    A30 A34 A36 A37 A35
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (228) 
    B40 B22 B42 B32 B45
 Ruy Lopez (102) 
    C84 C89 C67 C69 C85
 Modern Benoni (66) 
    A57 A58 A56 A59 A79
 Benko Gambit (57) 
    A57 A58 A59
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (55) 
    C84 C89 C85 C91 C92
 Caro-Kann (45) 
    B16 B12 B10 B13 B15
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Plachetka vs L Zinn, 1974 1-0
   Plachetka vs G Plank, 1991 1-0
   Plachetka vs Z Basagic, 1979 1-0
   Plachetka vs E Mnatsakanian, 1979 1-0
   Plachetka vs G Didier, 1999 1-0
   Plachetka vs G Kluger, 1972 1-0
   Plachetka vs W Schmidt, 1985 1-0
   G Horvath vs Plachetka, 1994 0-1
   U Boensch vs Plachetka, 1981 0-1
   J O Fries-Nielsen vs Plachetka, 1991 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rubinstein Memorial (1975)
   Tirnavia-A (1979)
   Sofia (1979)
   Stara Pazova (1988)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1976)
   Novy Smokovec (1971)
   Zala Cup (1981)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1991)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1978)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1972)
   World Senior Championship (2006)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1968)
   European Seniors Championship (2011)
   Nice Olympiad Final-A (1974)
   Lucerne Olympiad (1982)

   🏆 TCh-SVK 2016-17
   Plachetka vs T Petenyi (Jan-15-17) 0-1
   G Antal vs Plachetka (Jan-14-17) 1/2-1/2
   C Repka vs Plachetka (Mar-20-15) 1/2-1/2
   J Horvath vs Plachetka (Jul-15-12) 0-1
   Plachetka vs J Sosovicka (Jul-14-12) 1-0

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(born Feb-18-1945, 78 years old) Slovakia

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Jan Plachetka, born in Trencin, was awarded the IM title in 1973 and the GM title in 1978. He played for Czechoslovak Olympiad teams from 1980 to 1986.

In 1978 he received the grandmaster title . Plachetka was second at the Czechoslovak Individual Championship in 1992 , 1973 and 1988 he reached third place . In 1993 he was Slovak individual champion in Topoľčianky .

Plachetka won or took first place in many tournaments: I.-II. place in Starý Smokovec (1972), I. place in Rimavská Sobota (1975), I.-II. Place in Polanica-Zdrój (1975) 2 , .I-III. place in Maribor (1977), 1st place in Trnava (1979), 1st place in Sofia (1979), I.-II. place in Starý Smokovec (1979), I.-III. Square in Novi Sad (1983), 1st= at Strasbourg (1985), I.-II. Place in Paris (1989) 3 , I.-II. place in Olomouc (2002), I. place in Staré Město (2004) 4 , I.-II. place in Lippstadt(2005) and I.-III. place in Umag (2006).

Since 2009 he has held the title of FIDE Senior Trainer.

Wikipedia article: Ján Plachetka

Last updated: 2022-03-12 00:08:04

 page 1 of 82; games 1-25 of 2,038  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Tal vs Plachetka ½-½641960Prague radio simC45 Scotch Game
2. S Kupka vs Plachetka  ½-½241962Czechoslovak ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
3. Plachetka vs J Fabian  1-0671962Czechoslovak ChampionshipA56 Benoni Defense
4. J Augustin vs Plachetka  0-1411962Czechoslovak ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
5. Plachetka vs Hort 0-1241962Czechoslovak ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. Jansa vs Plachetka  1-0421962Czechoslovak ChampionshipC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
7. Plachetka vs J Trmal  ½-½301962Czechoslovak ChampionshipD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
8. J Kozma vs Plachetka 1-0211962Czechoslovak ChampionshipD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
9. Plachetka vs J Fichtl  1-0421962Czechoslovak ChampionshipC15 French, Winawer
10. J Hybl vs Plachetka  0-1261962Czechoslovak ChampionshipD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
11. J Vesely vs Plachetka  ½-½181962Czechoslovak ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
12. Plachetka vs Kavalek  ½-½501962Czechoslovak ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. J Marsalek vs Plachetka  ½-½161962Czechoslovak ChampionshipB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
14. Plachetka vs K Opocensky  ½-½361962Czechoslovak ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
15. J Trapl vs Plachetka  1-0481962Czechoslovak ChampionshipB89 Sicilian
16. Plachetka vs J Nun  ½-½551962Czechoslovak ChampionshipD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
17. F Blatny vs Plachetka 1-0421962Czechoslovak ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
18. Plachetka vs L Alster  0-1341962Czechoslovak ChampionshipB27 Sicilian
19. P O'Brien vs Plachetka  0-1241963Prague-London U26B32 Sicilian
20. Kavalek vs Plachetka 1-0341964Harrachov 6465C93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
21. Plachetka vs J Augustin 1-0211964Harrachov 6465A14 English
22. Smejkal vs Plachetka  1-0401964Harrachov 6465E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
23. Plachetka vs J Bellin 1-0201964Harrachov 6465B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
24. P Voboril vs Plachetka  0-1591964Harrachov 6465B73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
25. Plachetka vs Hort  0-1281964Harrachov 6465B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
 page 1 of 82; games 1-25 of 2,038  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gypsy: Chessmetrics Player Profile: Jan Plachetka (*1945). Best World Rank, Rating: #85, 2596 (1976).
Feb-07-06  PinkPanther: How did this guy get on the homepage menu? I've never even heard of him.
Feb-18-06  BIDMONFA: Jan Plachetka


Jul-19-06  A.Alekhine: 10000000 chessbucks to you for being number 4 and 50000000 for me for being number 5!
Feb-18-08  brankat: Mr.Plachetka must be a very lucky guy. According to this database he has had 777 Draws :-)
Feb-18-08  brankat: Happy Birthday!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <He also played on the Czech Olympiad teams from 1980 to 1986.> He played for Czechoslovak national team, not Czech. It should be mentioned also that in 1982 he was very worthy member of silver medallist Czechoslovak team on the Luzern Olympiad together with Hort, Smejkal, Ftacnik, Jansa and Ambroz.
Feb-18-09  brankat: Happy Birthday Jan!
Premium Chessgames Member
  moronovich: Happy Birthday Jan ! Hope your kids liked the computer you bought from me, way back in the 80´s.
Feb-18-09  WhiteRook48: simply amazing that he had the lucky 7 times 111 draws
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy Birthday POTD!
Aug-11-21  Hercdon: Too bad he lost in today’s GOTD

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