Polášek and Vlasák 64 JT
The Czech Chess Association and the Československý šach magazine announce an
international EG study tournament.
Judges: Jaroslav Polášek and Emil Vlasák celebrating his 64th birthday.
Free theme, the judges are ready to grant special awards for development of themes and ideas.
First of all, we thank all the congratulators who have contributed to our
In total, there were 50 studies from 35 authors from 19 countries.
Thanks also go to the sponsors: Šachový svaz České republiky
(The Czech Chess Association)
and the Československý šach magazine.
The main section
|1st Prize 120 EUR||Martin Minski, GER|
|2nd – 3rd Prize 105 EUR||Oleg Pervakov, RUS|
|2nd – 3rd Prize 105 EUR||Sune Tallaksen Østmoe, NOR|
|4th Prize 90 EUR||Yuri Bazlov, RUS|
|5th Prize 80 EUR||Luděk Sedlák, CZE|
|1st honourable mention||Pavel Arestov, RUS Petr Kiryakov, RUS|
|2nd – 3rd honourable mention||Michal Hlinka, SVK Ľuboš Kekely, SVK|
|2nd – 3rd honourable mention||Daniele Gatti, ITA|
|4th honourable mention||Michal Hlinka, SVK Ľuboš Kekely, SVK|
|5th honourable mention||Jan Sprenger, ITA|
|6th honourable mention||Steffen Slumstrup Nielsen, DNK|
|7th honourable mention||Marek Halski, POL|
|1st commendation||Luis Miguel González, ESP|
|2nd commendation||Luděk Sedlák, CZE|
|3rd commendation||Yochanan Afek, ISR/NED|
|4th commendation||Steffen Slumstrup Nielsen, DNK|
|5th commendation||Itay Richardson, ISR|
|6th commendation||Alexey Gasparyan, ARM|
Development of ideas
|1st special Prize 70 EUR||Michael Pasman, ISR|
|1st special honourable mention||Sergey Osintsev, RUS|
|2nd special honourable mention||Alexander Stavrietsky, RUS Vladislav Tarasiuk, UKR|
|3rd special honourable mention||Martin Minski, GER Jan Sprenger, ITA|
|1st special commendation||David Gurgenidze, GEO|
|2nd special commendation||Stanislav Nosek, CZE|
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Announcement and Entries
Jaroslav Polášek (left) and Emil Vlasák (right) with old friend Michal Hlinka (center) in Prague 2018
Yochanan Afek (on the left) with the help of GM Ján Plachetka (on the right)
is trying to solve the study composed by Luděk Sedlák (standing).
The day before Luděk had lost an instructive dragon game to Yochanan – but in Polášek Vlasák 64 JT Sedlák unexpectedly revenged himself by placing higher.