Czech chess

3rd Open Tournament „Czech Chess“ (chess variant)

16th July 2022

Tournament director: Petr Doubek


This is a game with chess pieces, in which the goal is to place pawns on the chessboard. Allows comparable combination possibilities like classic chess, but the advantage is easier theory of openings and end games and significantly shorter games. Rooks, knights and bishops move like in the classical chess game, and pawns are placed on the square where aims at least 3 pieces. During the game, the pieces are not exchanged, the pawns do not move, nor have any offensive value. No other pieces are used in the game.

Come to Pardubice to play a tournament in this original and literally folk game, which now has a new name: FOLKY® - czech chess. It's a game really for everyone and you will be able to compare your skills and experience with others players! It is a completely new dimension of the game with chess pieces suitable for men and women, from children to seniors, chess grandmasters, occasional players and lovers of board games and you can also play it with a standard chess set.

You can try to play the game online too:

Game rules:

Right of participation: players without age and performance limitations

Tournament system: 7 rounds by Swiss system, 2 x 20 min

Entry fee: 200 CZK or 8 EUR, women players 0 CZK

Registrations: online on

Financial prizes: 1 000, 500, 400, 200, 100 CZK




16th July 2022




10:00 – 12:00

1.-3. round


13:00 – 15:00

4.-7. round



Results announcements


(time schedule is approximate, playing system and number of rounds could be modified according to the number of players)

Adress: Playing halls, place of registration, result announcement will be in congress centre IDEON, Jiraskova 1963, 530 02, Pardubice, Czech republic