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Stepan Zilka
Number of games in database: 600
Years covered: 1998 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2560 (2474 rapid, 2456 blitz)

Overall record: +19 -13 =26 (55.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 542 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (55) 
    B22 B90 B48 B32 B36
 French Defense (27) 
    C15 C12 C18 C11 C10
 King's Indian (21) 
    E98 E94 E71 E91 E73
 Slav (18) 
    D17 D15 D16 D11 D14
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E32 E58 E59 E36 E54
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C67 C60 C91 C78 C84
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (54) 
    B56 B22 B89 B50 B69
 Ruy Lopez (40) 
    C92 C67 C65 C69 C88
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (24) 
    C92 C84 C88 C85 C95
 Queen's Pawn Game (18) 
    D02 A46 D00 E00 A45
 Semi-Slav (16) 
    D43 D45 D44 D47
 Queen's Gambit Declined (15) 
    D06 D30 D37 D35 D31
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NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Czech Open A (2009)
   European Team Championship (2021)
   23rd Czech Open A (2012)

   🏆 World Blitz Championship
   M Bartel vs S Zilka (Dec-30-21) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   S Zilka vs O Vastrukhin (Dec-30-21) 1-0, blitz
   Mikhalevski vs S Zilka (Dec-30-21) 0-1, blitz
   S Zilka vs A Volokitin (Dec-30-21) 1/2-1/2, blitz
   M Demidov vs S Zilka (Dec-30-21) 1/2-1/2, blitz

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(born Nov-11-1988, 33 years old) Czech Republic

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He earned his International Master title in 2007 and his Grandmaster title in 2014.

He started his career with TJ Tatran Litovel, since 2012 he played for 1. Novoborsky SK but also played in Austria (Blackburne Nickelsdorf) and in Germany (SF Deizsiau). 2009 he won the Olomuc Chess Summer (C-Group) ahead of Konstantin Chernyshov. In 2008, 2010–2011, 2013–2014 and 2016–2017 he played with the Czech Team in the Mitropa Cup and won it in 2014.

At the GM Tournament Vienna July 2021 he got 6/8. He participated at the European Team Championship (2021) scoring 5.5/8.



Wikipedia article: Štěpán Žilka

Last updated: 2022-03-11 11:59:10

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 634  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Zilka vs Ales Vaclavik  1-0311998CZE-ch U10C44 King's Pawn Game
2. Jiri Rozkovec vs S Zilka  0-1471998CZE-ch U10B01 Scandinavian
3. J Filipik vs S Zilka  1-0271998Olomouc opA52 Budapest Gambit
4. S Zilka vs Z Smekal  1-0251998Olomouc opC54 Giuoco Piano
5. R Vasek vs S Zilka  1-0231998CZE-ch U10C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
6. M Beil vs S Zilka  1-0311998Olomouc opA05 Reti Opening
7. Jaroslav Soban vs S Zilka  1-0271998Olomouc opB01 Scandinavian
8. Jan Ondracek vs S Zilka  ½-½281998CZE-ch U10C41 Philidor Defense
9. S Zilka vs O Kolmas  1-0581998Olomouc opB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
10. V Laznicka vs S Zilka  1-0501998CZE-ch U10B01 Scandinavian
11. S Zilka vs R Biolek Jr.  1-0381998CZE-ch U10B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
12. S Zilka vs M Petr  1-0521998CZE-ch U10C53 Giuoco Piano
13. S Zilka vs J Priborsky  0-1281998CZE-ch U10C58 Two Knights
14. Jiri Mikulec vs S Zilka  ½-½281999CZE-ch U12A22 English
15. J Havlik vs S Zilka  ½-½341999CZE-ch U12B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
16. V Laznicka vs S Zilka  ½-½481999CZE-ch U12B01 Scandinavian
17. S Zilka vs D Kanovsky  1-0211999Morava-ch U15C15 French, Winawer
18. S Zilka vs Ondrej Mejzlik  0-1801999CZE-ch U12C18 French, Winawer
19. S Zilka vs Ondrej Barton  1-0261999CZE-ch U12C58 Two Knights
20. S Cifka vs S Zilka  0-1341999CZE-ch U12B01 Scandinavian
21. S Zilka vs V Zatloukal  1-0491999CZE-ch U12C44 King's Pawn Game
22. Jiri Kalivoda vs S Zilka  0-1291999CZE-ch U12A23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
23. S Zilka vs L Kacmarik  ½-½71999Morava-ch U15B22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. S Zilka vs S Firt  0-1731999Rymarov opB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. Michal Garlik vs S Zilka  0-1271999Morava-ch U15C21 Center Game
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  Tabanus: IM Stepan Zilka, Czech Republic, born 11 November 1988. Now rated 2485,

IM in 2007. GM soon?

Played in Mitropa Cup 2008 (board 3, 5/9). Plays for Schachklub Blackburne Nickelsdorf (Austrian league).

Placed 5th in Karvina Open July 2005, 1st in Radegast Cup April 2007, 3rd in Ostravsky Konik FIDE Open (CZE) May 2007, 2nd in Tespo Engineering (Brno) July 2007, 1st in CSOB Cup July 2007, 2nd in Mlada Boleslav Aug. 2008, 2nd in Prague Open Jan. 2009, 3rd in Nacho Niki Open July 2009,

1st in Olomouc Open (CZE) Aug. 2009:

Picture: (1.c4)

Best draw (in Chessbase):

[Event "CZE-chT 0809"]
[Date "2009.03.21"]
[Round "10.2"]
[White "Zilka, Stepan"]
[Black "Navara, David"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteElo "2463"]
[BlackElo "2646"]
[WhiteTeam "Turnov"]
[BlackTeam "Mahrla"]

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.g3 dxc4 5.Bg2 a6 6.O-O Nc6 7.e3 Bd7 8.Qe2 b5 9.b3 cxb3 10.axb3 Bd6 11.Bb2 O-O 12.Rc1 Nb4 13.Ne5 Rc8 14.Nd2 Qe7 15.Nd3 Rfd8 16.Ne4 Nxe4 17.Bxe4 Be8 18.Nxb4 Bxb4 19.Bc6 a5 20.Qxb5 Rb8 21.Qa4 Bxc6 22.Rxc6 Rd6 23.Rac1 Rxc6 24.Qxc6 h6 25.Bc3 Qd6 26.Bxb4 Qxc6 27.Rxc6 Rxb4 28.Rc5 Rxb3 29.Rxa5 Kf8 30.Kg2 Ke7 31.g4 Rc3 32.Kf3 Rc2 33.h4 Kf6 34.Ra8 g5 35.hxg5+ hxg5 36.Ra5 Kg6 37.Re5 Kf6 38.Ra5 1/2-1/2

Nov-11-14  Eastfrisian: Hart to believe, but I never have heard of him. :-(
Nov-11-14  waustad: Looking at his entries on, he plays mostly in the Czech Republic and some in Austrian leagues. This year he's playing for Blackburne Nickelsdorf in 2. Bundesliga Ost 2014/2015, where he has won both of his games on board 1 so far. Of course, not all results make it to that website, so he may play many other places, but those are the only very recent games posted on the FIDE site. German tournaments and leagues, for example, usually rely on much less convenient results software.
Nov-11-14  waustad: His win over Niklaus Stanec in that tournament is rather convincing, playing white in a KID:
Sep-28-21  BIDMONFA: Stepan Zilka

ZILKA, Stepan

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