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Jacek Tomczak
Number of games in database: 283
Years covered: 2005 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2600 (2546 rapid, 2633 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2615

Overall record: +72 -58 =88 (53.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 65 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (65) 
    B42 B90 B32 B47 B56
 Scotch Game (21) 
 French Defense (15) 
    C18 C10 C11 C00
 Caro-Kann (12) 
    B13 B18 B12
 Sicilian Kan (10) 
    B42 B43
 Sicilian Najdorf (9) 
With the Black pieces:
 Grunfeld (32) 
    D85 D80 D78 D71 D70
 Scandinavian (31) 
 French Defense (18) 
    C11 C02 C00 C01 C03
 English (11) 
    A15 A16 A13 A17 A10
 French (10) 
    C11 C00
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B12 B13 B11 B10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   J Tomczak vs Kramnik, 2018 1-0
   G Gajewski vs J Tomczak, 2016 0-1
   T H Toufighi vs J Tomczak, 2005 0-1
   M Mader vs J Tomczak, 2007 0-1
   B Grabarczyk vs J Tomczak, 2007 0-1
   N Huschenbeth vs J Tomczak, 2007 0-1
   J Tomczak vs D Sadzikowski, 2017 1-0
   J Tomczak vs M Bartel, 2016 1/2-1/2
   J Tomczak vs T Anton, 2013 1-0
   Z Harari vs J Tomczak, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Polish Championship (2017)
   Universiade (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   MetLife Warsaw Najdorf Chess Festival (2017)
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   Polish Championship (2012)
   Hastings 2013/14 (2013)
   World Junior Championship (2008)
   Bundesliga 2017/18 (2017)
   Bundesliga 2014/15 (2014)
   European Individual Chess Championship (2017)
   Chess Olympiad (2018)

   🏆 Chess Olympiad
   J Tomczak vs B Adhiban (Oct-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   S Shankland vs J Tomczak (Oct-03-18) 1/2-1/2
   J Tomczak vs Naiditsch (Oct-01-18) 1/2-1/2
   J Tomczak vs C Bauer (Sep-28-18) 1-0
   J Tomczak vs Kramnik (Sep-27-18) 1-0

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(born Mar-05-1990, 28 years old) Poland

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FIDE Master (2005); International Master (2007); Grandmaster (2012)

Grandmaster norms (1)

Tomczak won his three GM norms at the 4th Polonia Wroclaw Open in June 2006, scoring the norm requisite of 6/9; at the World Junior Championship (2010) in August 2010, scoring 6.5/9 in his first 9 rounds, half a point above the norm requisite; and at the 22nd Cracovia International Open in December 2011-January 2012, scoring the requisite 7/9.

Tomczak's GM title came into effect on 4 January 2012 at the age of 21 years 9 months and 30 days upon the completion of round nine of the Cracovia Open, as his rating was already above 2500.


<Youth> Tomczak won the world U16 championship of 2006 in Batumi, Georgia.

<Junior> He was =7th with 8.5/13 at the World Junior Championship (2010) where he won his 2nd GM norm.

<University> He was =4th at the World University championship 2012 in Portugal and =1st at the 27th World Summer Universiade in July.

<National> =6th with 5/9 at the 2013 Polish championship. He scored 4.5/9 at the Polish Championship in 2014 and placed =3rd in the Polish Championship in 2015 behind Grzegorz Gajewski and Maciej Klekowski.


<2012> Placed =1st alongside Marcin Szelag at the Rostock Open in August. Outright 1st with 4.5/5 at the 5th U Styku Trzech Granic held in Bogatynia, Poland at the end of December.

<2013> Placed =1st alongside Stellan Brynell and Rene Stern at the Rostock International Open in July. Clear first with 8/9, a point ahead of Wojciech Przybylski, in the XXI Nationwide Chess Festival in Poznan in August.

<2014> Clear first by two points on 8.5/9 in Group A of the 10th Jubilee International Chess Festival in Lazy, Poland in June 2014. 2nd behind Kamil Dragun at the GM norm tournament the same month in Naklo nad Notecia.

<2015> =5th at the 31st Cappelle-la-Grand in 2015. Clear winner of the 11th Baltic Pearl Open 2015 in Poland, with 8/9.

Team events

<National representative> In 2008, Tomczak played top board for Poland in the European U18 Team Championship, winning team gold. He played board 3 for Poland 2 at the European Team Championship (2013).

<National Leagues> He has played in the Polish Extraliga since 2007, excluding 2008. In 2007 on board 3, and from 2009 until 2013 on top board he played for the KS Pocztowiec Poznań team, winning an individual bronze in 2011. In the 2014 season, he switched to the powerful Akademia Szachowa Future Processing Gliwice team, and playing on board 5 he won team bronze and individual gold.

Played in the Bundesliga North in 2013-14 season and played for the SSC Rostock 07 in the Bundesliga's 2014-15 season. He also played board two in the TJ Tatran Litovel team in the Czech Extraliga in 2011, helping the team to win bronze.


Tomczak's rating reached 2500 in November 2009, and has remained above that level since. (2)


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Wikipedia article: Jacek Tomczak (chess player)

Last updated: 2017-08-15 04:25:52

 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 283  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Volodin vs J Tomczak  ½-½502005Wch U16D00 Queen's Pawn Game
2. J Tomczak vs S Tologontegin  0-1532005Wch U16B54 Sicilian
3. J Tomczak vs V Fougerit  0-1472005Wch U16C55 Two Knights Defense
4. E Krivoborodov vs J Tomczak  1-0552005Wch U16B01 Scandinavian
5. J Tomczak vs A Barnett  1-0372005Wch U16B42 Sicilian, Kan
6. J Tomczak vs M Mingachev  ½-½332005Wch U16C43 Petrov, Modern Attack
7. T H Toufighi vs J Tomczak  0-1392005Wch U16B01 Scandinavian
8. Degraeve vs J Tomczak 1-0192006Cappelle la GrandeB01 Scandinavian
9. A Kveinys vs J Tomczak  1-0612006Cappelle la GrandeB01 Scandinavian
10. J Tomczak vs M Bellardi  1-0332006Cappelle la GrandeB02 Alekhine's Defense
11. L Totsky vs J Tomczak  ½-½252006Cappelle la GrandeB01 Scandinavian
12. J Tomczak vs K Piorun  1-0442006POL-ch U16E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
13. J Tomczak vs L Cyborowski  ½-½212007Polish ChampionshipE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
14. B Grabarczyk vs J Tomczak 0-1422007Polish ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
15. J Tomczak vs R Lubczynski  0-1302007Polish ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
16. B Heberla vs J Tomczak  1-0292007Polish ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
17. J Tomczak vs M Grabarczyk  ½-½622007Polish ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
18. J Tomczak vs R Wojtaszek  0-1402007Polish ChampionshipB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
19. M Bobula vs J Tomczak  ½-½482007Polish ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
20. J Tomczak vs P Bobras  ½-½432007Polish ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
21. T Markowski vs J Tomczak  1-0422007Polish ChampionshipA20 English
22. J Tomczak vs R Kempinski  1-0342007Polish ChampionshipB42 Sicilian, Kan
23. M Bartel vs J Tomczak  1-0722007Polish ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
24. J Tomczak vs B Socko ½-½552007Polish ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
25. Macieja vs J Tomczak  1-0262007Polish ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
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