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Karel Skalicka


Karel Skalicka (Carlos Skalicka) (1 November 1896 1979) was a CzechArgentine chess master.

In 1924, he won a team gold medal for Czechoslovakia in the 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad in Paris. He took 3rd in group eliminations (Anatol Tschepurnoff won), and tied for 21-31st in the major tournament (Karel Hromadka won). The final tournament (Amateur World Championship) was won by Hermanis Matisons.

In 1923, Skalicka won in Prague. In 1923, he took 6th in Berlin. In 1924, he tied for 1st-2nd with Hromadka in Prague. In 1924, he tied for 4-5th in Prague . In 1925, he took 2nd, behind Matisons in Bromley. In 1925, he tied for 2nd-3rd in Prague (2nd Kautsky memorial). In 1926, he tied for 1st-3rd in Prague (3rd Kautsky memorial). In 1927, he tied for 2nd-4th in Prague (Hromadka won). In 1929, he tied for 6-8th in Prague (Salo Flohr won). In 1930, he took 6th in Prague (Flohr won). In 1930, he took 2nd, behind Flohr, in Prague. In 1931/32, he tied for 3rd-5th in Prague . In 1932, he took 2nd in Prague . In 1934, he took 10th in Prague . In 1935, he took 3rd in Prague . In 1936, he took 16th in Podebrady. The event was won by Flohr.

Related websites

OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess

Karel Skalicka at 365Chess.com

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