Vlastimil Babula was born in Czechoslovakia on October 2, 1973. He won the Czech championship in 1993 and 2008. He took 2nd in the Czech championship in 2007. He was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1997. He was the Czech Under 16 champion. In 1993, he was won the Silver medal in the World Under 20 championship. He has represented the Czech Republic in every chess Olympiad since 1994. He participated in the World Championship in 1999. His highest ELO rating has been 2608 in 2008.