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Adam Kuligowski

Full name Adam Kuligowski
Country Poland
Born December 24, 1955
Warsaw, Poland
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2495 (January 1979)

Adam Kuligowski (born 24 December 1955, Warsaw) is a Polish chess master. He was awarded the GM title in 1980.


In 1973, he won Polish Junior Championship. In 1973/74, he took 3rd in Groningen (EU Junior-ch; Sergey Makarichev won). In 1974, he took 15th in Manila (World Junior-ch; Tony Miles won). In 1975, he took 6th in Tjentište (World Junior-ch; Valery Chekhov won). In 1975, he tied for 6-10th in Poznań (32nd POL-ch). In 1975, he took 2nd in Dresden.

In 1978, he tied for 1st-2nd with Aleksander Sznapik in Krakow (35th POL-ch), drew the playoff match (2 : 2), and took the Polish Champion title on tie-break. In 1978, he won in Warsaw. In 1980, he tied for 3rd-4th in Łódź (37th POL-ch). In 1980, he won in Warsaw. In 1980, he tied for 2nd-4th in Krosno. In 1980, he tied for 1st-2nd in Niš. In 1981, he tied for 4-6th in Warsaw (38th POL-ch). In 1981, he tied for 3rd-4th in Lewisham. In 1983, he took 14th in Wijk aan Zee (Hoogovens; Ulf Andersson won).

Chess Olympiads

Kuligowski played for Poland in three Chess Olympiads.

He won individual gold medal at Buenos Aires 1978 and silver medal at La Valletta 1980.

By the late 1980s he was inactive as a chess player and has not played competitively since.