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Robert Kuczyński

Robert Kuczyński in 2008
Country Poland
Born 17 April 1966
Jelenia Góra, Poland
Title Grandmaster (1993)

Robert Kuczyński (born 17 April 1966) is a Polish chess player who won the Polish Chess Championship in 1987. FIDE Grandmaster (1993).

Chess career

Robert Kuczyński twice won the Polish Junior Chess Championship: U-18 in 1980 (Chełmno), and U-20 in 1985 (Wrocław). From 1985 to 2001 he played sixteen times in the Polish Chess Championship's finals. He won gold (1987), two silver (1988, 1989) and two bronze (1986, 1993) medals. In Polish Team Chess Championships Kuczyński won eight medals: seven gold (1989, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001) and silver (1998). He was awarded the International Master title in 1986 and Grandmaster title in 1993.

In 1986 Kuczyński achieved great success, winning the young master's tournament in Oakham (before Viswanathan Anand). In 1991, shared second place (with Oleg Romanishin) in Rubinstein Memorial in Polanica-Zdrój. In 1994 Kuczyński won tournament in Legnica, and in 1999 shared first place in the Swiss-system tournament tournament in Görlitz.

Robert Kuczyński played for Poland in Chess Olympiads:

Robert Kuczyński played for Poland in European Team Chess Championship: