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Kacper Piorun
Number of games in database: 352
Years covered: 2006 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2648 (2598 rapid, 2541 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2665

Overall record: +107 -48 =103 (61.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 94 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (37) 
    B48 B22 B33 B45 B78
 English (18) 
    A15 A13 A11 A18 A14
 Caro-Kann (15) 
    B18 B10 B16 B11 B12
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C67 C65 C77 C80 C95
 King's Indian Attack (11) 
 English, 1 c4 e5 (10) 
    A20 A23 A21 A22 A25
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (27) 
    C18 C03 C11 C02 C12
 King's Indian (21) 
    E94 E60 E62 E90 E70
 Sicilian (14) 
    B32 B30 B49 B48 B22
 Grunfeld (13) 
    D85 D80 D97 D93 D86
 Ruy Lopez (11) 
    C78 C95 C65 C60 C68
 Queen's Pawn Game (9) 
    A45 A40 A50
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Piorun vs Abhimanyu Puranik, 2015 1-0
   K Piorun vs M Bartel, 2014 1-0
   Kramnik vs K Piorun, 2015 1/2-1/2
   K Piorun vs N E Povah, 2017 1-0
   D Justo vs K Piorun, 2014 1/2-1/2
   G Gajewski vs K Piorun, 2016 0-1
   K Piorun vs Harikrishna, 2016 1/2-1/2
   M Bartel vs K Piorun, 2014 0-1
   K Piorun vs R Rabiega, 2013 1-0
   K Piorun vs D Mastrovasilis, 2016 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bundesliga 2015/16 (2015)
   Polish Championships (2017)
   Polish Men's Championship (2016)
   London Chess Classic (Open) (2014)
   Rilton Cup (2013)
   Bundesliga 2014/15 (2014)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   Wroclaw Chess Festival (2010)
   World Junior Championships (2011)
   Qatar Masters (2015)
   European Team Championship (2013)
   Bundesliga 2016/17 (2016)
   European Individual Championship (2016)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2017)

   D Sadzikowski vs K Piorun (Mar-29-17) 1/2-1/2
   K Piorun vs B Heberla (Mar-28-17) 1/2-1/2
   A Mista vs K Piorun (Mar-27-17) 1-0
   K Piorun vs J Tomczak (Mar-26-17) 1-0
   K Piorun vs B Socko (Mar-25-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Nov-24-1991, 25 years old) Poland

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FM (2007); IM (2008); Problem Solving GM (2011); Problem Solving World Champion (2011) (1); GM (2012).

In August 2015 he won the Barcelona Open outright with 8.5/10. (2)

(1) &; Photo:; (2)

Wikipedia article: Kacper Piorun

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 353  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. K Piorun vs M Brzeski  1-050 2006 POL-ch U16B22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. J Tomczak vs K Piorun  1-044 2006 POL-ch U16E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
3. A Leniart vs K Piorun  ½-½40 2006 POL-ch U16E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
4. K Piorun vs K Grycel  1-031 2006 Kochan mem 17thB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
5. K Piorun vs P Mickiewicz  1-023 2006 Kochan mem 17thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
6. K Piorun vs Z Wawrowski  1-042 2006 Polanica Zdroj op-AC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
7. K Piorun vs N Huschenbeth  ½-½55 2007 17th EU-ch U16 BoysB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
8. M Olszewski vs K Piorun  1-051 2008 24th Voivoda CupE77 King's Indian
9. K Piorun vs M Grabarczyk  ½-½54 2008 24th Voivoda CupD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. K Piorun vs A Dobrowolski  ½-½63 2008 24th Voivoda CupB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. A Sulypa vs K Piorun  ½-½25 2008 24th Voivoda CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. O Wieczorek vs K Piorun  0-142 2008 24th Voivoda CupB32 Sicilian
13. K Piorun vs D Arutinian  0-145 2008 24th Voivoda CupB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
14. V Talla vs K Piorun  ½-½31 2008 24th Voivoda CupC01 French, Exchange
15. K Urban vs K Piorun  0-166 2008 24th Voivoda CupA45 Queen's Pawn Game
16. K Piorun vs V Sergeev  0-189 2008 24th Voivoda CupB03 Alekhine's Defense
17. K Piorun vs Y Vovk  1-044 2008 Najdorf MemorialB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
18. K Piorun vs B Posedaru  1-049 2008 EU-ch U18 18thC42 Petrov Defense
19. T Burg vs K Piorun  1-033 2008 EU-ch U18 18thB12 Caro-Kann Defense
20. K Piorun vs G Froewis  1-031 2008 EU-ch U18 18thC18 French, Winawer
21. B Tereick vs K Piorun  0-151 2008 EU-ch U18 18thE90 King's Indian
22. K Piorun vs S Martinovic  1-045 2008 EU-ch U18 18thB33 Sicilian
23. I Chirila vs K Piorun  ½-½82 2008 EU-ch U18 18thB32 Sicilian
24. K Piorun vs X Vila Gazquez  0-173 2008 EU-ch U18 18thB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
25. V Khojayan vs K Piorun  ½-½19 2008 EU-ch U18 18thC13 French
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 353  PGN Download
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  Tabanus: IM Kacper Piorun, Poland, born 24 November 1991. Now rated 2489,

FM in 2007. IM in 2008.

Played in European U18 Team Ch 2008 (board 3, team won) and 2009 (bd. 2, team ended no. 2).

Placed 8th in Rubinstein Memorial Open A (Poland) Aug. 2007, 9th in World U16 Ch 2007, 2nd in Najdorf Memorial B (Poland) 2-10 Aug. 2008, 9th in Rubinstein Open A 19-28 Aug. 2008, 6th in Voivoda Cup (Poland) 2008, 2nd in Krakow Open A 2008/09, 8th in Polish Ch Feb. 2009, 4th in Polish U18 Ch March 2009*, 13th in Wroclaw Open A (Poland) June 2009,

4th in Rubinstein Memorial Open A August 2009:,

3rd in World U18 Ch November 2009:

Biography: (in Polish)


*Won by <Arkadiusz Bebel> (not yet in cg database)

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  Tabanus: Winning with the French:

[Event "POL-ch 66th"]
[Site "Chotowa"]
[Date "2009.02.04"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Macieja, Bartlomiej"]
[Black "Piorun, Kacper"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2607"]
[BlackElo "2464"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 a6 8. a3 cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bc5 10. Qd2 O-O 11. g3 Qc7 12. Bg2 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 Nb6 14. Ne2 Bd7 15. b3 Bb5 16. Bxc5 Qxc5 17. Nd4 a5 18. a4 Ba6 19. Bf1 Nd7 20. Bxa6 bxa6 21. O-O Nb8 22. Rf2 Rc8 23. Rd1 Nc6 24. Nxc6 Rxc6 25. Qe2 Rac8 26. Rd2 g6 27. g4 Qb6 28. Kg2 Rc3 29. Rf3 Qb4 30. h3 Rxf3 31. Kxf3 Qb6 32. Qe3 Rc5 33. f5 Qc6 34. f6 Rc3 35. Rd3 Rxd3 36. Qxd3 h6 37. Kf2 Qc5+ 38. Ke2 Qc7 39. Qxa6 Qxc2+ 40. Kf1 Qc1+ 41. Kg2 Qd2+ 42. Kf3 Qd1+ 43. Kg2 Qc2+ 44. Kg1 Qb1+ 45. Kh2 Qb2+ 46. Kh1 Qxe5 47. Qxa5 Qxf6 48. Kg2 Qb2+ 49. Kf1 Qxb3 50. Qd8+ Kg7 51. a5 Qf3+ 52. Ke1 Qe3+ 53. Kd1 d4 54. Qb6 e5 55. a6 e4 56. a7 Qg1+ 57. Kd2 e3+ 58. Kd3 Qf1+ 59. Kxd4 e2 60. Qa5 Qd1+ 61. Kc5 0-1

Feb-18-12  kia0708: I think he won the World Chess Solving Championship in 2012. Am I correct ?

Or was it John Nunn (England) ?

Sep-22-12  MarkThornton: Kacper won in 2011:

The 2012 event is taking place soon in Kobe, Japan. I don't know the precise date, it may have already taken place.

Sep-22-12  MarkThornton: Kacper is now a GM:
Sep-22-12  MarkThornton: MarkThornton: To be precise, he became a GM at solving chess problems in 2011: He then became a GM at playing the game in 2012. So, he has joined the rare group of double-GMs, before his 21st birthday! In fact, he may be the youngest ever double-GM!

Congrats, Kacper, on a fine achievement.

Sep-22-12  MarkThornton: Sorry, here's the correct link for the list of solving GMs:
Mar-04-14  BIDMONFA: Kacper Piorun

PIORUN, Kacper

Apr-14-16  ndg2: In the last year or so, Kacper is rising in the ranks pretty fast. He won the open internation bavarian chess championships for example. He has now ELO 2673.
Jul-20-16  WTHarvey: Here are 14 critical positions from the games of Kacper Piorun: What's the winning move?
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  Penguincw: Kacper Piorun wins the Czech Rapid Open with a score of 8/9.

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