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Marta Bartel

Marta Bartel, Warsaw 2013
Full name Marta Przeździecka
Country Poland
Born 20 May 1988
Zambrów, Poland
Title Woman Grandmaster (2009)
Peak rating 2379 (01.09.2014)

Marta Bartel (born Zambrów 20 May 1988), née Przeździecka, is a Polish chess player, who was awarded the title of Woman Grandmaster in 2009.

Chess career

Since 2000 she has participated in the Polish Junior Championships in various age categories. Her first medal success was achieved in 2004 in Łeba when she finished second in the under 16 group. The same year, she participated in the European Youth Chess Championship and finished fifth in the U16 category. In 2005, she finished third in the under 20 division of the Polish Junior Championship in Środa Wielkopolska. The same year she appeared for the first time in the final of the Polish Women's Championship in Suwałki. In 2006 she caused a major upset by tying for first place in the Polish Women's Championship in Trzebinia, but lost the playoff to Jolanta Zawadzka. She followed this up with a fourth place in the Polish Junior Championship under 20 division in Środa Wielkopolska. She competed in the European Individual Women's Chess Championship in Kuşadası, finishing 16th of 96 players, the highest placed of the Polish players. In 2012 she was part of the Polish team which won the silver medal in the Students World Chess Cup in Guimarães. In 2014 she finished third in the Polish Students Women's Chess Championship's in Katowice. She also won 2 gold medals (2009, 2012) in the Polish Women's Team Chess Championships.

Marta Bartel played for Poland in three Women's Chess Olympiads:

Marta Bartel played for Poland in two World Team Chess Championships:

Marta Bartel played for Poland in two European Team Chess Championship:

Personal life

With husband Mateusz Bartel in Warszawa 2014

Marta's sister Ewa Przezdziecka is also a chess player, and holds the title of Woman FIDE Master (WFM).

In 2013 Marta married International Grandmaster (GM) Mateusz Bartel.