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Marek Vokac
  
Number of games in database: 434
Years covered: 1978 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2347 (2377 rapid, 2325 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2529

Overall record: +129 -126 =179 (50.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (24) 
    A13 A12 A15 A17 A14
 Sicilian (21) 
    B23 B50 B25 B51 B22
 King's Indian (18) 
    E98 E76 E61 E70 E94
 Uncommon Opening (14) 
    A00
 English, 1 c4 c5 (11) 
    A36 A30 A37
 Reti System (10) 
    A04 A05 A06
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (48) 
    B32 B22 B90 B52 B29
 Queen's Pawn Game (42) 
    A40 A41 D02 A45 A46
 King's Indian (37) 
    E97 E81 E98 E62 E91
 Robatsch (20) 
    B06
 Ruy Lopez (12) 
    C93 C75 C77 C67 C92
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
    B90 B92
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Vokac vs P Bazant, 1996 1-0
   Vokac vs H Van der Veen, 1989 1-0
   H Happel vs Vokac, 2008 0-1
   Vokac vs Smejkal, 1985 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Czechoslovak Championship (1978)
   Czech Championship (2007)
   Czech Open (1998)
   Czech Open A (2009)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1991)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1980)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1986)
   Czechoslovak Championship (1992)
   Czech Championship (2010)
   Dortmund Open-A (1992)
   KB Czech Open (2000)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   23rd Czech Open A (2012)
   Prague Open (2019)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 TCh-CZE 1 Liga Zapad
   Vokac vs P Michalik (Feb-16-20) 0-1
   Vokac vs V Plat (Jul-20-19) 1/2-1/2
   K Bhakti vs Vokac (Jan-18-19) 1-0
   Vokac vs A Chudinovskikh (Jan-17-19) 1/2-1/2
   T Kulhanek vs Vokac (Jan-16-19) 1/2-1/2

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MAREK VOKAC
(born Dec-06-1958, died Nov-14-2021, 62 years old) Czech Republic

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Grandmaster and FIDE Trainer. He was Czech Champion in 1999.

Last updated: 2021-11-15 11:23:57

 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 443  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Vokac vs J Lechtynsky  1-0691978Czechoslovak ChampionshipA17 English
2. Vokac vs L Neckar  1-0391978Czechoslovak ChampionshipD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
3. Vokac vs J Augustin  ½-½441978Czechoslovak ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
4. I Hausner vs Vokac  1-0481978Czechoslovak ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. S Gross vs Vokac  1-0411978Czechoslovak ChampionshipA15 English
6. Vokac vs Smejkal  ½-½291978Czechoslovak ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. Plachetka vs Vokac  ½-½391978Czechoslovak ChampionshipC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
8. V Tichy vs Vokac  1-0411978Czechoslovak ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Vokac vs J Sikora-Lerch  1-0441978Czechoslovak ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
10. E Prandstetter vs Vokac  0-1231978Czechoslovak ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
11. J Ambroz vs Vokac  1-0351978Czechoslovak ChampionshipB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
12. J Banas vs Vokac  0-1281978Czechoslovak ChampionshipA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
13. I Jankovec vs Vokac  0-1411978Czechoslovak ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
14. Vokac vs I Novak  ½-½371978Czechoslovak ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
15. Ftacnik vs Vokac  0-1661978Czechoslovak ChampionshipE09 Catalan, Closed
16. Vokac vs Meduna  ½-½771978Czechoslovak ChampionshipA36 English
17. Vokac vs Mokry  ½-½241979Decin U18A37 English, Symmetrical
18. Plachetka vs Vokac  ½-½291979CSR-ch InternationalB32 Sicilian
19. Smejkal vs Vokac  1-0511979CSR-ch InternationalE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
20. Vokac vs Uhlmann  0-1521979CSR-ch InternationalE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
21. Vokac vs J Ambroz  0-1581979CSR-ch InternationalA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
22. Vokac vs Kholmov  0-1421979CSR-ch InternationalB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
23. J Ambroz vs Vokac  1-0531980Czechoslovak ChampionshipB06 Robatsch
24. Vokac vs Pribyl  0-1641980Czechoslovak ChampionshipA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
25. Vokac vs I Hausner  ½-½421980Czechoslovak ChampionshipA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 443  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-14-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: GM Marek Vokac, Czech Republic, born 6 December 1958. Now rated 2479, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?...

IM in 1986. GM in 1999. Czech champion in 1999. Played in the European Team Ch's 1999 (1st reserve) and 2001 (board 4). Rating peak 2529 in 2001. Played in the 2002 olympiad (2nd reserve). Chess journalist, trainer and many times leader of national men's and women's teams.

Biographies:
http://sachytucnak.ic.cz/vokac.htm
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marek_... (in German) http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marek_... (in Polish) http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marek_... (in Czech?)

Pictures:
http://www.klub.nss.cz/foto_galerie... http://www.chessbase.com/news/2008/... (playing blindfolded)

A fighting draw:

[Event "Pardubice Czech op"]
[Date "2002.07.23"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Jakovenko, Dmitrij"]
[Black "Vokac, Marek"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteElo "2552"]
[BlackElo "2502"]

1.e4 c6 2.c4 d6 3.Nc3 e5 4.d4 Nd7 5.Nf3 Ngf6 6.Be2 Be7 7.O-O O-O 8.h3 Re8 9.Qc2 Bf8 10.d5 c5 11.a3 Nh5 12.Re1 g6 13.b4 Ng7 14.Bd3 Be7 15.Bh6 Rf8 16.Kh2 f6 17.g4 Rf7 18.Ne2 a6 19.Ng3 Rb8 20.Qe2 Bf8 21.Be3 Nb6 22.Nd2 Bd7 23.f4 exf4 24.Bxf4 cxb4 25.axb4 Be8 26.Nf3 Nd7 27.Qd2 Ne5 28.Nxe5 fxe5 29.Be3 Bd7 30.Rf1 Rxf1 31.Rxf1 Be7 32.c5 Qc7 33.Rc1 Rf8 34.Kg2 Qd8 35.Bg5 Rf7 36.c6 Bc8 37.Qe3 Ne8 38.Rf1 Rxf1 39.Nxf1 Qc7 40.Bc4 Bd8 41.Nd2 Qb6 42.Qxb6 Bxb6 43.Nb3 Bd8 44.Be3 Kf7 45.Na5 b5 46.Be2 g5 47.Nb7 Be7 48.Bb6 h6 49.Kg3 Bf6 50.Na5 Ke7 51.Nb3 Kf7 52.Kf2 Be7 53.Nd2 Nf6 54.Ba5 Ke8 55.Bc7 Kf7 56.Bf3 Ne8 57.Ba5 Nf6 58.Nb1 Nh7 59.Nc3 Ke8 60.Bc7 Nf6 61.Be2 Kf7 62.Kf3 Ne8 63.Ba5 Nf6 64.Nxb5 axb5 65.Bxb5 h5 66.Bf1 hxg4+ 67.hxg4 Ke8 68.b5 Bd8 69.c7 Bxc7 70.Bxc7 Ke7 71.b6 Bxg4+ 72.Ke3 Bc8 73.Be2 Nd7 74.Bh5 Nc5 75.Bg6 Nb7 76.Kf3 Bd7 77.Bh5 Nc5 78.Bb8 Ba4 79.Ke3 Bd7 80.Kf3 Ba4 81.Bg4 Bd1+ 82.Kg3 Bxg4 83.Kxg4 Kd7 84.Kf5 g4 85.b7 Nxb7 86.Kxg4 Nc5 87.Kf5 Ke7 88.Ba7 Nd7 89.Be3 Kf7 90.Bd2 Nf8 91.Bb4 Ke7 92.Kg5 Nd7 93.Kg6 Nc5 94.Kf5 Nd7 1/2-1/2

Feb-19-11  64rutor: Marek Vokac - John Van der Wiel, Dortmund 1989. Would be nice if someone could show the game here. Position after black's move 26, as shown in the book "Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player" (Alburt, Palatnik), page 208-209 in the 3rd edition from 2010: White: Kg1, Qa3, Rc7, Bh3, f4, Pd3, e2, f2, g3, h2.
Black: Kg8, Qb5, Rf8, Bg7, Bd1, Pd5, e6, f7, g6, h7. And Alburt, Palatnik has the continuation 27.Bxe6! Bxe2 28.Qxf8+!! Kxf8 29.Bd6+ Kg8 30.Bxf7+ Kh8 31.Rc8+ Bf8 32.Be5 mate.
Dec-05-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: <64rutor>

Vokac vs H Van der Veen, 1989.

Dec-03-13  BIDMONFA: Marek Vokac

VOKAC, Marek
http://www.bidmonfa.com/vokac_marek...
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Dec-06-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy 55th birthday GM Marek Vokac.
Nov-14-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Sad news. Marek Vokac died yesterday.

https://www.nss.cz/odesel-marek-vok...

Nov-15-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: <Marek Vokac died yesterday.>

I wrote it when we had the 15th of November already here (in Central Europe), so the correct date of Marek's death is the 14th of November,

Nov-16-21  Eastfrisian: RIP Master Vokac.

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