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Pavel Simacek
Number of games in database: 249
Years covered: 1993 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2469 (2400 rapid, 2407 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2513

Overall record: +78 -79 =92 (49.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (58) 
    B43 B22 B51 B81 B30
 Sicilian Najdorf (10) 
    B96 B90 B99 B92 B94
 Sicilian Kan (9) 
    B43 B42
 French Defense (8) 
    C11 C10 C18 C15 C07
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C60 C69 C61 C86 C78
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B12 B13 B17 B15 B11
With the Black pieces:
 Modern Benoni (23) 
    A70 A78 A61 A79 A71
 Ruy Lopez (18) 
    C80 C67 C63 C77 C81
 Ruy Lopez, Open (11) 
    C80 C81
 Sicilian (10) 
    B40 B22 B30 B50 B90
 Scandinavian (7) 
 Two Knights (6) 
    C55 C57
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   P Simacek vs R Britton, 2012 1-0
   P Simacek vs A Tjurin, 2006 1/2-1/2
   R Cvek vs P Simacek, 2001 1/2-1/2
   Timoshchenko vs P Simacek, 2005 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Czech Open A (2009)
   CZE-ch (2017)
   Hastings 2011/12 (2011)
   Wroclaw Chess Festival (2010)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   European Club Cup (2008)
   European Championship (2009)
   European Championship (2007)
   European Championship (2012)
   23rd Czech Open A (2012)
   European Championship (2013)

   🏆 20th Marienbad GMA1
   F Baenziger vs P Simacek (Jan-18-22) 1/2-1/2
   S Zilka vs P Simacek (Sep-02-20) 1-0
   P Simacek vs D Sorm (Aug-31-20) 0-1
   Thai Dai Van Nguyen vs P Simacek (Aug-30-20) 1-0
   P Simacek vs P Gnojek (Aug-29-20) 1-0

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(born Apr-28-1979, 43 years old) Czech Republic

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Grandmaster. European U16 Champion in 1995. Czech Champion in 2009.

Wikipedia article: Pavel Šimáček

Last updated: 2018-07-06 14:56:33

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 347  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Simacek vs V Vild  1-0331993CZE Ch U14B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
2. V Malakhov vs P Simacek  1-0641993Wch U14B01 Scandinavian
3. A Galkin vs P Simacek  1-0751993Wch U14B01 Scandinavian
4. P Simacek vs Movsesian 0-1291994Litomysl opB42 Sicilian, Kan
5. P Durik vs P Simacek  0-1371995It (open) (juniors)C29 Vienna Gambit
6. P Simacek vs S Williams  1-0421995EU-ch U16C11 French
7. V Petrienko vs P Simacek  1-0661995Litomysl (Czech Republic)C55 Two Knights Defense
8. P Simacek vs J Fuksik  1-0311995CZE-chC56 Two Knights
9. J Novacek vs P Simacek  ½-½631995Extra League 1994/ (play-off)C55 Two Knights Defense
10. T Civin vs P Simacek ½-½551995Ch Czech Republic (open), V-VIC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
11. E Hallerova vs P Simacek  0-1341995It (open) (juniors)C29 Vienna Gambit
12. A Gershon vs P Simacek  1-0231995Wch U16C55 Two Knights Defense
13. H Erturan vs P Simacek  0-1251995Wch U16C55 Two Knights Defense
14. P Simacek vs B Socko  0-1351997Frydek-Mistek op-AC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
15. P Simacek vs J Stocek  0-1371997CZE-ch U20B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
16. Oral vs P Simacek  ½-½421997CZE-ch U20A05 Reti Opening
17. Movsesian vs P Simacek 1-0321998Pribram CupC46 Three Knights
18. Navara vs P Simacek  1-0651998Energy CupB06 Robatsch
19. G Lnenickova vs P Simacek  0-1581999CZE-ch U18/20C50 Giuoco Piano
20. J Lechtynsky vs P Simacek  ½-½261999Klatovy op-AA30 English, Symmetrical
21. P Simacek vs Oral  0-1391999Moravia-chT 9900B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
22. P Simacek vs Navara 0-1381999Mipap CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. P Simacek vs T Gelashvili  ½-½531999Wichern op 5thC41 Philidor Defense
24. Tyomkin vs P Simacek  ½-½201999Wichern op 5thA46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. V Mirumian vs P Simacek  0-1402000KB Czech OpenB01 Scandinavian
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 347  PGN Download
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  Tabanus: IM Pavel Simacek, Czech Republic, born 28 April 1979. Now rated 2513,

IM in 2002. GM soon? Climbing rating curve.

European U16 champion 1995. Played in the Mitropa Cups 2003 (board 4), 2006 (CZE II, board 1), 2007 (board 2) and 2008 (board 2).

Placed 3rd in Olomouc Energy Cup 1998 (1st IM norm), 4th in Plzen Open 2001, 3rd in Novy Bydzov Open A 2002, 4th in Olomouc FIDE Open 2003, 1st in Highlands Open (CZE) 2005, 1st in Cartak Friendship GM 2005, 1st in Vysocina A 2005, 3rd in Marianske Lazne 2006, 5th in Ceske sachove vanoce 2006, 1st in Vysocina A 2006, 3rd in in Marianske Lazne A2 2008, 1st in Highlands Open 2008, 5th in Ceske sachove vanoce 2008, 3rd in Olomouc Open C 2008, 6th in Marianske Lazne 2009, 1st in GM Dopravní stavby Brno 2009, 1st in Banicky Kahanec GM 2009,

Champion of Czech Republic 2009 (top 3 GM's missing):


King's Gambit:

[Event "Pardubice Skanska op"]
[Date "2004.07.30"]
[Round "8"]
[White "Simacek, Pavel"]
[Black "Postny, Evgeny"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2439"]
[BlackElo "2563"]

1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bb4 6. e5 Ng4 7. O-O O-O 8. d4 d6 9. exd6 Bxd6 10. Ne4 Bf5 11. Nfg5 f3 12. h3 Bxe4 13. Nxe4 f2+ 14. Kh1 Nf6 15. Nxf2 Qd7 16. c3 Ne7 17. Bg5 Nfd5 18. Qf3 c6 19. Ne4 Bc7 20. Rae1 Rae8 21. Kg1 b6 22. Bh4 f5 23. Ng5 Qd6 24. Ne6 Ng6 25. Nxc7 Nxh4 26. Bxd5+ Kh8 27. Qf2 Rxe1 28. Rxe1 Qxc7 29. Qxh4 cxd5 30. Qe7 Qb8 31. Re5 f4 32. Rg5 Rg8 33. Qe5 Qc8 34. Qxd5 Qa6 35. Re5 Qd3 36. Qe4 Qd2 37. Qe2 Qc1+ 38. Kh2 f3 39. gxf3 h6 40. Re8 Qf4+ 41. Kg2 Qg5+ 42. Kf1 Rxe8 43. Qxe8+ Kh7 44. Qe4+ Kh8 45. Qe8+ Kh7 46. Qe4+ Kh8 47. Kf2 Qc1 48. Qe2 Qh1 49. Kg3 Qg1+ 50. Kf4 Qg5+ 51. Ke4 Qg6+ 52. Kd5 Qf5+ 53. Kd6 Qf8+ 54. Kd7 Qf7+ 55. Kc6 Qf6+ 56. Kb7 Qf7+ 57. Kb8 a5 58. b3 Qd7 59. Qe5 Qxh3 60. Qe8+ Kh7 61. Qe4+ Kh8 62. d5 Qh2+ 63. f4 Qd2 64. Qd4 Qe2 65. Qe5 Qd1 66. d6 h5 67. Qd4 1-0

Feb-10-11  BIDMONFA: Pavel Simacek


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