- Czech Chess Championship
First national championships were held before founding of independent Czechoslovakia as the championships of Bohemia (within the Austro-Hungarian Empire) every second year between 1905 and 1913. Then the independent Czech Republic's championships continued the line.
1905 - 1913 - championships of Bohemia
1940 - 1944 - championships of Bohemia and Moravia
1993 - today - championships of Czech Republic
For Czechoslovak championship see Czechoslovak Chess Championship.
List of winners
Championships of Bohemia
Year City Winner 1905 Prague Oldřich Duras 1907 Brno František Treybal 1909 Prague Oldřich Duras 1911 Plzeň Oldřich Duras 1913 Mladá Boleslav Karel Hromádka
Championships of Bohemia and Moravia
(in the years of World War II)
Championships of Czech Republic
Year City Winner 1993 Luhačovice Vlastimil Babula 1994 Ústí nad Labem Zbyněk Hráček 1995 Olomouc Karel Mokrý 1996 Turnov Petr Hába 1997 Zlín Pavel Blatný 1998 Zlín Sergei Movsesian 1999 Lázně Bohdaneč Marek Vokáč 2000 Opava Pavel Blatný 2001 Kunžak Eduard Meduna 2002 Ostrava Petr Hába 2003 Luhačovice Miloš Jirovský 2004 Karlovy Vary David Navara 2005 Karlovy Vary David Navara 2006 Brno Viktor Láznička 2007 Prague Tomáš Polák 2008 Havlíčkův Brod Vlastimil Babula 2009 Děčín Pavel Šimáček 2010 Ostrava David Navara 2011 Pardubice Jiří Štoček
Only Oldřich Duras and David Navara won the Czech championship three times. Petr Hába, Pavel Blatný and Vlastimil Babula won each twice.
The Czech Chess Union and Czech chess press count all Czech and Czechoslovak titles together, with the resulting ranking as follows:
- 7 titles: Luděk Pachman (1946–1966)
- 6 titles: Vlastimil Hort (1969–1977)
- 5 titles: Ľubomír Ftáčnik (1981–1989)
- 3 titles: Oldřich Duras (1905–1911), Miroslav Filip (1950–1954), Vlastimil Jansa (1964–1984), Karel Opočenský (1927–1938), Jan Smejkal (1973–1986), David Navara (2005, 2006, 2010)
Year City Winner 1992 Chrudim Hana Kubikova 1993 Czechia Martina Folkova 1994 Nymburk Lenka Ptacnikova 1994 Chrudim Hana Kubikova 1995 Olomouc Silvie Saljova 1996 Usti nad Labem Lenka Ptacnikova 1997 Ostrava Gabriela Hitzgerova 1998 Klatovy Gabriela Hitzgerova 1999 Klatovy Silvie Saljova 2001 Trinec Olga Sikorova 2002 Frymburk Olga Sikorova 2003 Luhacovice Katerina Cedikova 2004 Karlovy Vary Olga Sikorova 2008 Havlickuv Brod Katerina Nemcova
MODR, Břetislav - VESELÝ, Jiří: 100 let organizovaného šachu v českých zemích. Příbram, 2005. 223 p. ISBN 80-86595-14-05
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