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VlastimilJansa(bornNovember27,1942inPrague)isa chessgrandmasterfromtheCzechRepublic(formerly Czechoslovakia). Helearnedchesswhileinhospitalattheageofeightand atfourteen,becametheyouthchampionofPrague.In 1959,hefinishedsecondintheCzechoslovaknational juniorchampionship.Academically,hequalifiedinsports sciencesfromtheCharlesUniversityinPrague,before becomingaprofessionalsoldierandreachingtherankof captain.Aspartofhischesseducation,hestudiedunder thetutelageofIMEmilRichter(18941971). Adeepandoriginalthinker,Jansahasbeenoneofthe CzechRepublic'sleadingplayersformanyyears, collectingexperienceacrossarangeofchessactivities. RepresentinghiscountryattheChessOlympiadsona numberofoccasions,hewonateamsilvermedalin1982. Hehasalsobeenacoachandawriterofbooksand theoreticalarticles. Intermsofhisfinereputationasatrainer,hedevelopeda testinthe1970sfromwhichthetalentofyoungplayers couldbemeasured.Ofhisstudents,theCzechRepublic's strongestplayer(asofJanuary2008),DavidNavarais probablythebestknown.Jansahasalsobeenthenational coachofLuxembourg.

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Country CzechRepublic Born Title FIDE rating November27,1942 Prague,Czechoslovakia Grandmaster 2449(http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml? event=300128)(November2013)

AlongwithIMJosefPribyl,heisknownasoneofthe 2540(July1975) Peak creatorsofanopeningsystemknownasthe'CzechPirc'. rating Theopening,distinguishedbyanearlyc6,offersthe playeroftheblackpiecestheopportunityforgreater flexibility,inorderthatanappropriateplancanbeformulated,oncewhite'sstrategyisrevealed. Ininternationaltournaments,hehasbeenmanytimesawinner,takingoutrightorsharedfirstprizeatCerveny Kostelec1959,Prague1968,MadonnadiCampiglio1973,Amsterdam1974,VrnjackaBanja1981,Trnava 1982,Borgarnes1985,Gausdal1987(andtwicein1988),Badenweiler1990,Munster1992andLazne Bohdanec1997.HewasarunnerupatZinnowitzin1964. AloyalservantoftheCzechoslovakChessChampionship,hewasthenationalchampionin1964,1974and 1984.Indeed,priortothesplittingintoCzechRepublicandSlovakiain1993,hefinishedinthetopthreeon nofewerthanfourteenoccasions.Postmillennium,heremainsactivelyengagedinplayingchessandfinished secondatthe2006WorldSeniorChessChampionshipinArvier.

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VlastimilJansawasawardedtheInternationalMastertitlein1965andbecameaGrandmasterin1974.

Partialbibliography
DynamicsofChessStrategyJansa(Batsford,2003) HowToPlayThePircANewSystemForBlackJansa&Pribyl(MnsterInternational,1988) TheBestMoveHort&Jansa(Pitman,1980)

References
Hooper,DavidandWhyld,Kenneth(1984).TheOxfordCompaniontoChess.OxfordUniversity. ISBN0192175408. Golombek,Harry,ed.(1981).ThePenguinEncyclopaediaofChess.PenguinBooks.ISBN978014 0464528 GermanWikipedia. Jansa'srecordonOlimpbase(http://www.olimpbase.org/players/6qckkacg.html)

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