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Kacper Piorun
Number of games in database: 201
Years covered: 2006 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2591 (2556 rapid, 2501 blitz)
Overall record: +68 -36 =70 (59.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      27 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (26) 
    B48 B22 B33 B78 B81
 English (10) 
    A15 A11 A16 A14 A10
 Ruy Lopez (9) 
    C67 C80 C65 C91 C95
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B18 B10 B16 B14 B12
 Sicilian Taimanov (7) 
    B48 B45 B47
 English, 1 c4 e5 (6) 
    A20 A22 A21
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (18) 
    C18 C11 C12 C03 C13
 King's Indian (14) 
    E94 E90 E61 E60 E77
 Sicilian (9) 
    B30 B32 B22 B49 B48
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D80 D85 D93 D86 D76
 French (6) 
    C11 C12 C13
 French Tarrasch (5) 
    C03 C04 C05 C07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Piorun vs R Rabiega, 2013 1-0
   M Bartel vs K Piorun, 2014 0-1
   D Justo vs K Piorun, 2014 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Rilton Cup (2013)
   Polish Championship (2010)
   Cappelle-la-Grande (2014)
   Bundesliga 2014/15 (2014)
   Wroclaw Chess Festival (2010)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   World Junior Championships (2011)
   European Team Championship (2013)
   Bundesliga 2012/13 (2012)

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(born Nov-24-1991, 23 years old) Poland

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He became a FIDE master in 2007 and an IM in 2008. In 2012 he was awarded the Grandmaster title.

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 201  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. J Tomczak vs K Piorun  1-044 2006 POL-ch U16E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
2. K Piorun vs Z Wawrowski  1-042 2006 Polanica Zdroj op-AC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
3. A Leniart vs K Piorun  ½-½40 2006 POL-ch U16E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
4. K Piorun vs P Mickiewicz  1-023 2006 Kochan mem 17thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. K Piorun vs K Grycel  1-031 2006 Kochan mem 17thB16 Caro-Kann, Bronstein-Larsen Variation
6. K Piorun vs M Brzeski  1-050 2006 POL-ch U16B22 Sicilian, Alapin
7. K Piorun vs N Huschenbeth  ½-½55 2007 17th EU-ch U16 BoysB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
8. I Chirila vs K Piorun  ½-½82 2008 EU-ch U18 18thB32 Sicilian
9. K Piorun vs V Sergeev  0-189 2008 24th Voivoda CupB03 Alekhine's Defense
10. K Piorun vs Y Vovk  1-044 2008 Najdorf MemorialB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. K Piorun vs B Posedaru  1-049 2008 EU-ch U18 18thC42 Petrov Defense
12. K Urban vs K Piorun  0-166 2008 24th Voivoda CupA45 Queen's Pawn Game
13. K Piorun vs J Majdan-Gajewska  1-035 2008 Cracovia op AB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. K Piorun vs S Martinovic  1-045 2008 EU-ch U18 18thB33 Sicilian
15. M Olszewski vs K Piorun  1-051 2008 24th Voivoda CupE77 King's Indian
16. K Piorun vs A Volodin  0-150 2008 EU-ch U18 18thB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
17. P Nguyen vs K Piorun  0-173 2008 Cracovia op AA02 Bird's Opening
18. K Piorun vs A Dobrowolski  ½-½63 2008 24th Voivoda CupB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
19. B Tereick vs K Piorun  0-151 2008 EU-ch U18 18thE90 King's Indian
20. K Piorun vs M Grabarczyk  ½-½54 2008 24th Voivoda CupD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. V Khojayan vs K Piorun  ½-½19 2008 EU-ch U18 18thC13 French
22. K Piorun vs C Ponizil  1-035 2008 Cracovia op AE70 King's Indian
23. O Wieczorek vs K Piorun  0-142 2008 24th Voivoda CupB32 Sicilian
24. K Piorun vs G Froewis  1-031 2008 EU-ch U18 18thC18 French, Winawer
25. A Sulypa vs K Piorun  ½-½25 2008 24th Voivoda CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 201  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) ?

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  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.

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  MarkThornton: Kacper is now a GM:
Premium Chessgames Member
  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.

Premium Chessgames Member
  MarkThornton: Sorry, here's the correct link for the list of solving GMs:
Mar-04-14  BIDMONFA: Kacper Piorun

PIORUN, Kacper

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