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J Duda 
 
Jan-Krzysztof Duda
Number of games in database: 198
Years covered: 2008 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2645 (2560 rapid, 2675 blitz)
Overall record: +79 -36 =69 (61.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      14 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (41) 
    B92 B90 B47 B33 B83
 Ruy Lopez (17) 
    C65 C95 C78 C67 C70
 Sicilian Najdorf (13) 
    B92 B90 B98
 French Defense (10) 
    C11 C10 C18 C12 C03
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B18 B12 B17 B15
 French (7) 
    C11 C10 C12
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (19) 
    B90 B91 B52 B53 B51
 Sicilian Najdorf (12) 
    B90 B91 B92 B97
 Semi-Slav (7) 
    D43 D45 D47
 Catalan (7) 
    E04
 Slav (7) 
    D11 D16 D10 D12
 Queen's Indian (6) 
    E17 E14 E15
Repertoire Explorer

NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Duda vs I Beradze, 2014 1-0
   A Nadanian vs J Duda, 2014 1/2-1/2
   J Duda vs Y Kuzubov, 2014 1/2-1/2
   D Khismatullin vs J Duda, 2014 0-1
   J Duda vs T L Petrosian, 2015 1/2-1/2
   R Hovhannisyan vs J Duda, 2015 0-1
   J Duda vs B Bok, 2014 1/2-1/2
   J Duda vs I Cheparinov, 2014 1/2-1/2
   Wei Yi vs J Duda, 2014 1/2-1/2
   J Duda vs G Gaehwiler, 2014 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Lake Sevan (2015)
   World Youth Championship (2012)
   World Junior Championship (2014)
   Tata Steel Group B (2014)
   French Team Championship (2015)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)
   World Junior Championship (2013)
   European Team Championship (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   European Individual Championships (2013)
   European Individual Championships (2014)
   Bundesliga 2014/15 (2014)
   Wroclaw Chess Festival (2010)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   European Individual Championship (2015)

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JAN-KRZYSZTOF DUDA
(born Apr-26-1998, 17 years old) Poland

[what is this?]
FM (2008); IM (2012); Grandmaster (2013); World U10 Champion (2008); European U14 Champion (2012); Polish U18 Champion (2012); European Rapid Champion (2014).

Preamble

Jan-Krzysztof Duda was born in Krakow, Poland and learnt to play chess at the age of five.

Master norms

<International Master norms> Duda's gained his first IM norm in August 2011 at the 8th International Festival of Chess GM Tournament in Ostroda in Poland, a round robin event, where he scored 5.5/9, which was one point more than the minimum requirement for an IM norm. His 2nd IM norm came at the Polish Championship in February 2012 when he scored 4/9, the requisite score for the norm. In August 2012 he won his 3rd IM norm at the Olomouc Chess Summer 2012 - A1 where he scored 8.5/11, a full 2.5 points above the requisite amount for the IM norm, and a half point above the requisite for the GM norm, which he also acquired.

<Grandmaster norms> As mentioned above, Duda's first GM norm was at the Olomouc Summer event in 2012. His 2nd GM norm came at the First Saturday GM March 2013 where he scored 8/9, a point above the minimum requirement for the norm. His 3rd GM norm, a double, was gained at the 2013 European Championship where he scored the requisite 5.5/10. He thereby gained his GM title in 2013 at the age of 15 years and 21 days, becoming the second youngest GM in the world at the time after Wei Yi.

Championships

<Youth> He gained his FM title by winning the 2008 World U10 Championship that was held in Vung Tau, Vietnam. He placed 3rd with 8.5/11 in the World U12 Championship in 2010. In the 2011 European U14 Championship, he placed =2nd with 7/9 and in November 2011 he placed =4th (6th on tiebreak) in the U14 World Championship, losing the battle for first place in the last round by losing to the winner FM Kirill Alekseenko. Won the Polish U18 Championship 2012, a point clear of the field with 7.5/9 before going on to win the European U14 Championship of 2012. In November 2012, he placed =3rd at the World U18 Championship held in Maribor in Slovenia.

<Junior> He competed, aged 12, in the World Junior Championship (2010) scoring 6.5/13. In July he scored 9/9 in the Polish Junior League. He scored a solid 8.5/13 to place =8th in the World Junior Championship (2013). Placed =3rd (8th on tiebreak) with 8/11 in the World U18 Championship 2013. In October, he was =3rd at the World Junior Championship (2014) behind the winner Lu Shanglei and runner-up Wei Yi, and alongside Vladimir Fedoseev, ultimately placing 4th on tiebreak.

<National> Duda he scored a solid 4/9 at the Polish Championship in 2012, bringing in his 2nd IM norm. In April 2013, he scored 5/9 in the Polish Championship, narrowly missing his 3rd GM norm. He placed 3rd in the 2014 Polish Championship.

<Continental> In May 2013, he earned his 3rd GM norm at the European Individual Championships (2013), earning his GM title in the process. He competed in the European Individual Championships (2014) and scored 7/11.

<World> Duda was one of the President's nominees to the World Cup (2013). There he played Vassily Ivanchuk in the first round, losing by 0.5-1.5 and exiting the tournament.

Standard Tournaments

<2010> 6.5/9 in the XXI International Chess Festival Cracovia 2010, Open A defeating both grandmasters he encountered, namely Ilmars Starostits and Vadim Shishkin.

<2011> The year started quietly but in the middle of the year, he hit a purple patch,scoring 8/9 in the Polish Junior League, 5.5/9 in the Miguel Najdorf International Chess Festival and especially in the 8th International Festival of Chess GM Tournament in Ostroda in August 2011, where he won his first IM norm by scoring 5.5/9 and placing =2nd behind the winner, Lithuanian GM Vidmantas Malisauskas, the only player to whom he dropped a game. He also picked up nearly 50 ELO for this result alone, and nearly 100 ELO for the September rating period, extending his rating lead by over 250 points ahead of the only other Polish U14 rated over 2000, Radoslaw Gajek.

<2012> In August, he won the Olomouc Chess Summer 2012 - A1 in the Czech Republic (and a GM norm). In December 2012-January 2013 he scored 6/9 at the 23rd International Chess Festival held in Cracow, Poland, maintaining rating parity.

<2013> In March 2013, he scored 8/9 at the 1st Saturday GM tournament, thereby picking up his 2nd GM norm.

<2014> The year started with Duda's inaugural participation in Tata. At the Tata Steel Group B (2014), he placed =6th with 7/13 (+5 -4 =4) picking up a handful of rating points. In July he participated in the Miguel Najdorf International Festival Group A, scoring 6/9, half a point from the lead.

<2015> In July, he won the category 15 Lake Sevan round robin event with 6/9, half a point clear of outright second-placed David Anton Guijarro.

Team events

Strong results in the Czech and Polish Leagues temporarily pushed him to top ranking of his age group in the world although a subsequent stellar performance by Artemiev eclipsed him for the top ranking for July 2013. In May 2014 , he played for Poland in the Mitropa Cup, and in the following month he and his team played an Olympic training match with Hungary. He represented the Poland 2 team in the European Team Championship (2013). He also played board 2 for Poland in the European U18 Team Championship, winning team gold and individual silver, and board 1 for Poland at the 2014 Mitropa Cup. In the 2014-15 season, Duda played top board for the Hamburger SK club in the Bundesliga, his team placing 11th out of 16. He played for the TJ Tatran Litovel club in the Czech Extraliga from 2012-13 to 2014-15, helping his team to a bronze medal finish in the 2012-13 season when he played board 5, scoring an above rating result of 4/7. He played board 3 for Poland in the Chess Olympiad (2014), scoring an excellent 8.5/11, narrowly missing an individual medal.

Rapid

He scored 4/7 in the 2010 European Rapid Championship. He rounded out 2014 with an excellent results at the European Blitz Championship, scoring 17/22 and placing 2nd behind Navara and 1st in the European Rapid Championship with 9.5/11.

Rating

Duda's highest rating to date was 2632 in July 2015.

Photo of Duda is at: http://www.google.com.au/imgres?q=J...; Article by chessbase about Duda's acquisition of the GM title: http://chessbase.com/Home/TabId/211...

Last updated 21 July 2015


 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 200  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. M Krzyzanowski vs J Duda  ½-½54 2008 Cracovia op AC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
2. J Duda vs S Kalvaitis  1-038 2008 Cracovia op AB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
3. K Kulon vs J Duda  ½-½73 2008 Cracovia op AC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
4. J Duda vs K Jakubowski  ½-½35 2010 European Rapid ChampionshipB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
5. A Warakomska vs J Duda  0-159 2010 Wroclaw Chess FestivalB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. J Duda vs C Barros Rivadeneira  1-040 2010 WYCC Open U12C42 Petrov Defense
7. M Bobula vs J Duda  1-072 2010 World Junior ChampionshipD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. J Duda vs A Tari  ½-½27 2010 WYCC Open U12B32 Sicilian
9. J Duda vs S D Swapnil  ½-½67 2010 World Junior ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
10. J Duda vs K Bulski  ½-½46 2010 XXI Cracow OpenD85 Grunfeld
11. M Przezdziecka vs J Duda  ½-½38 2010 Wroclaw Chess FestivalA04 Reti Opening
12. J Duda vs Wei Yi  ½-½71 2010 WYCC Open U12B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
13. J Gora vs J Duda  ½-½42 2010 World Junior ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
14. J Duda vs A Sotsky  0-172 2010 European Rapid ChampionshipC10 French
15. J Duda vs J Zeberski ½-½46 2010 Wroclaw Chess FestivalC98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
16. Dachey Lin vs J Duda  0-147 2010 WYCC Open U12D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. J Duda vs M Andersen  ½-½51 2010 World Junior ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
18. J Duda vs C Ali Marandi  1-040 2010 WYCC Open U12C18 French, Winawer
19. W Spoelman vs J Duda 0-152 2010 World Junior ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. J Duda vs O Gritsak  1-047 2010 European Rapid ChampionshipB83 Sicilian
21. J Duda vs L Solys  0-168 2010 Wroclaw Chess FestivalB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
22. V Sanal vs J Duda  0-138 2010 WYCC Open U12C95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
23. J Duda vs T Anton 0-175 2010 World Junior ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
24. M Tazbir vs J Duda  ½-½44 2010 European Rapid ChampionshipA25 English
25. T Fodor Jr vs J Duda  ½-½58 2010 World Junior ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 200  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-24-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: I have my doubts about this player.
Aug-17-10  hellopolgar: he is pretty good. his skill-level is definitely around 2400ish.

W Spoelman vs J Duda, 2010

Aug-17-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Hello, uh, <hellopolgar>. My post is just a play on words. "Duda" is doubt in Spanish.
Aug-23-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: After beating Artemiev yesterday he had another impressive win today, against the Gajek mentioned in his bio, in the European U14 Champs. He could be one to watch.
May-18-13  BIDMONFA: Jan-Krzysztof Duda

DUDA, Jan Krzysztof
http://www.bidmonfa.com/duda_jan_kr...
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May-18-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  twinlark: Congratulations to Jan-Krzystof Duda winning his GM title on top of his result at the European Championship this month. Just a few weeks after his 15th birthday, too.
May-18-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  twinlark: Nice photo of the new GM!
May-19-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: chessbse reports..

Jan-Krzysztof Duda: 15-year-old gains GM title

http://www.chessbase.com/Home/TabId...

May-20-13  EvanTheTerrible: Congratulations.
Jul-22-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: Jan-Krzysztof Duda

<Duda however received a seriously heavy weight consolation prize that month when he discovered he was one of the President's nominees to the 2013 World Cup where he will face Vassily Ivanchuk in the first round.>

And now he awaits Chucky. ;-)

Aug-11-13  ketchuplover: draw!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jan-17-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  norami: There's a song that goes "duda, duda" numerous times and sometimes it goes, "oh dee duda day".
Jan-17-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  tpstar: The Camptown ladies sing this song
Duda, Duda
The Camptown racetrack's five miles long
Oh, de Duda day

Goin' to run all night
Goin' to run all day
I bet my money on the bob-tailed nag
Somebody bet on the bay

His breakout performance was "Duda, Where's My Car?"

Jan-21-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  norami: Why did they start one of his names with seven consonants? They MUST have been drunk.
Jan-21-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: Krzysztof is actually quite a popular Polish name. Polish version of Christopher.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krzys...

Jan-25-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: See also: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...
Jan-27-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  norami: <Phony Benoni> Hmmm. Looks like there are a lot of Krzysztofs. Sort of like "strengths" which seems normal in English.
May-23-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: He's playing top board on the Polish team at the Mitropa Cup this year. The team is extremely young, with only one player older than 18. Games start today at 15:00 CET.
Aug-09-14  greed and death: He's having a monster tournament at the Tromsų Olympiad. 5/6 so far.
Nov-02-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: <twinlark: Nice photo of the new GM!>

Not to mention the cute photobomber.

Nov-02-14  zanzibar: <OCF> Karjakin has a similar problem.

Sergey Karjakin

Apr-26-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy 17th birthday to young GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda!
May-30-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  cro777: At the French Team Championship (Top 12) Duda plays for the chess club from Bois-Colombes, a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, France.

In Round 1, starting today at 16:00, on board 1 Duda as Black meets GM Wesley So.

Jul-20-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Jan-Krzysztof Duda wins the Lake Sevan (2015) with a score of 6/9 (+4,-1,=4). He entered the last round tied with David Anton Guijarro, but Anton Guijarro lost his game, while Duda drew his.
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