Number of games in database: 1,191
Years covered: 1991 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2609 (2615 rapid, 2655 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2663
Overall record: +370 -170 =404 (60.6%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
247 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
B Socko vs Shirov, 2007 1-0
B Socko vs S Ernst, 2002 1-0
A Indjic vs B Socko, 2019 1/2-1/2
B Socko vs Sasikiran, 2009 1-0
Bologan vs B Socko, 2011 1/2-1/2
B Socko vs Smirin, 2012 1-0
B Socko vs Naiditsch, 2008 1/2-1/2
B Socko vs J Al-Huwar, 2001 1-0
Carlsen vs B Socko, 2008 0-1
T Gelashvili vs B Socko, 2001 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Chigorin Memorial (2012)
Bundesliga 2015/16 (2015)
Arctic Chess Challenge (2007)
London Chess Classic Open (2014)
Abu Dhabi Masters (2019)
Rilton Cup 2013/14 (2013)
European Individual Championship (2010)
E.U. Championship and Cork Chess Congress (2005)
36th Olympiad (2004)
Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
Aeroflot Open (2004)
Gibraltar Chess Festival (2008)
EU-ch 4th (2003)
European Individual Championship (2007)
Bundesliga 2016/17 (2016)
🏆 World Blitz Championship
Kramnik vs B Socko (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
B Socko vs A Tari (Dec-30-19) 1-0, blitz
B Socko vs A Firouzja (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
R Wojtaszek vs B Socko (Dec-30-19) 1/2-1/2, blitz
B Socko vs Svidler (Dec-30-19) 0-1, blitz
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Last updated: 2016-10-24 14:03:36
(born Nov-10-1978, 41 years old) Poland
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IM (1995); GM (1999).
Bartosz Socko was born in Piaseczno and is married to Monika (Bobrowska) Socko. He won the Polish U-16 championship in 1994, then won the U-18 category in 1995. He qualified for the World Cup (2011) through his results in the European Individual Championships (2010), but lost in the first round to Viktor Bologan. He was Polish champion in 2008 and 2013; in both of these years his wife Monika won the women's national championship for the couple to share a unique pair of "doubles".
Socko has represented Poland at every Olympiad and European Team Championship (ETC) since 2000 and 1999 respectively, his best personal results being a bronze medal for board four in the 2000 Olympiad, and a silver medal for the reserve board in the ETC in 2004. In 1998, he played board 2 for Poland in the World Junior Team Championship, scoring team and individual silver.
He played for the Polonia PKO BP Warsaw club in the European Club Cup from 1997 to 2005 inclusive, except for 1999 and helped his team to silver medals in 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003 and 2005. He won team and individual bronze medal in 2002. He played for SK Advisory Invest Baden in 2008, but has not appeared in the event since.
Socko has been a dedicated player in the Polish League participating in every season from 1994 until the present. During that time he has won 11 team golds, 8 individual golds, 7 team silvers and 5 individual silvers, and 2 team bronzes and 3 individual bronzes. (1) In the Polish Super Cup, he won 3 team golds between 2001 and 2004. He won the 105 Jahre FC St. Pauli Open 2015 in July 2015. (2)
He has also played in the Czech Extraliga on various occasions between 2002 and 2015.
(1) http://www.olimpbase.org/playerspl/...; (2) http://www.theweekinchess.com/html/...
Wikipedia article: Bartosz Soćko
| page 1 of 48; games 1-25 of 1,191
|1. B Grabarczyk vs B Socko
||1-0||46||1991||Bielsko Biala||C30 King's Gambit Declined|
|2. A Plesiuk vs B Socko
|| ||1-0||42||1991||Ch Poland||C28 Vienna Game|
|3. K Mokry vs B Socko
|| ||1-0||44||1993||Hlohovec op||C15 French, Winawer|
|4. B Socko vs P Haba
|| ||0-1||37||1993||Pardubice op||B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening|
|5. Savon vs B Socko
|| ||1-0||38||1993||Warsaw op||A26 English|
|6. Razuvaev vs B Socko
|| ||1-0||38||1993||Pardubice op||E84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line|
|7. B Socko vs W Schmidt
|| ||1-0||35||1995||POL-ch 52nd||B81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack|
|8. B Socko vs Kupreichik
|| ||1-0||68||1995||Groningen op||B04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern|
|9. B Socko vs Movsesian
||0-1||41||1996||BL2-N 9697||B42 Sicilian, Kan|
|10. B Socko vs Krasenkow
|| ||0-1||32||1996||POL-ch||B06 Robatsch|
|11. Wojtkiewicz vs B Socko
|| ||½-½||22||1996||POL-ch||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|12. B Socko vs Ponomariov
|| ||0-1||41||1996||EU-ch U18||B32 Sicilian|
|13. B Socko vs S Williams
|| ||1-0||37||1996||Wch U18||B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation|
|14. Chekhov vs B Socko
|| ||1-0||40||1996||Hamburg HSK||E97 King's Indian|
|15. B Socko vs Macieja
|| ||½-½||54||1997||POL-ch 54th||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|16. M Brodsky vs B Socko
|| ||½-½||56||1997||MK Cafe op-A||C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|17. B Socko vs Shcherbakov
|| ||1-0||37||1997||MK Cafe||B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7|
|18. Y Kruppa vs B Socko
|| ||½-½||54||1997||RUS-Cup01 Chigorin mem||E97 King's Indian|
|19. Y Shulman vs B Socko
|| ||½-½||63||1997||RUS-Cup01 Chigorin mem||E92 King's Indian|
|20. I Jelen vs B Socko
||0-1||24||1998||Open||E97 King's Indian|
|21. A Mista vs B Socko
|| ||½-½||43||1998||Krynica op-A||E93 King's Indian, Petrosian System|
|22. Movsesian vs B Socko
|| ||1-0||49||1998||Cappelle op 14th||E97 King's Indian|
|23. B Socko vs T Dao
|| ||½-½||48||1998||World Junior Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|24. B Socko vs T Luther
|| ||1-0||49||1998||Groningen Open||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|25. B Socko vs Baklan
|| ||½-½||38||1998||Groningen Open||B06 Robatsch|
| page 1 of 48; games 1-25 of 1,191
|Apr-02-06|| ||Jim Bartle: How is it possible this guy has never had a GOTD??|
|Apr-02-06|| ||Eastfrisian: He is born on 10.11.1978 and has awarded the GM-title.|
|May-30-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Bartosz Socko
|May-30-06|| ||therangeravl: What ist GOTD?|
|May-30-06|| ||jamesmaskell: Game Of The Day. A randomly selected game which people can have a look at and evaluate.|
|May-30-06|| ||therangeravl: Thanks.|
|May-30-06|| ||WTHarvey: Here's a little collection of Bartosz's winning combinations: http://www.wtharvey.com/socb.html|
|Feb-13-07|| ||WarmasterKron: Mr Socko, I presume.|
|Mar-09-08|| ||Bratek: A fortnight after his wife Monika won Polish womens championship 2008, Bartosz Socko did the same for men.Congratulations.Quite a rare family feat!|
|Aug-02-08|| ||jon01: He won in the first round of Miguel Najdorf Memorial against Bartlomiej Macieja. Other players are Sasikiran, Nyback, Krasenkow, Berg, Kempinski and Balogh. Live games can be seen here: http://www.poloniachess.pl/transmis...|
|Dec-14-08|| ||slomarko: congratulations for the win against Carlsen in Bundesliga!|
|Dec-14-08|| ||slomarko: and the game:
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1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5
Ne7 9. b4 a5 10. bxa5 Rxa5 11. a4 b6 12. Bd2 Ra8 13. Ne1 Ne8 14. Nd3 f5 15.
f3 f4 16. Nb5 g5 17. a5 c6 18. dxc6 Nxc6 19. axb6 Rxa1 20. Qxa1 Qxb6+ 21. Kh1
Rf7 22. Nb4 Nd4 23. Nd5 Qa6 24. Bd3 Nb3 25. Qb2 Nxd2 26. Ra1 Qc6 27. Qxd2 Be6
28. Qa5 Rd7 29. Bc2 Qxc4 30. Ba4 Bxd5 31. exd5 e4 32. Na3 Qc7 33. Qxc7 Rxc7
34. Re1 Ra7 35. Bxe8 Rxa3 36. fxe4 g4 37. Bh5 g3 38. hxg3 fxg3 39. Kg1 Ra2
40. Rd1 Be5 41. Kf1 Rf2+ 42. Kg1 Kg7 43. Rf1 Kh6 44. Bg4 Rb2 45. Bf5 Bd4+ 46.
Kh1 Rf2 47. Rd1 Rf4 48. Re1 Be3 49. Bh3 Rxe4 50. Rd1 Bd4 51. Rf1 Bf2 52. Rd1
Kg5 53. Be6 Kf6 54. Bh3 Ke5 55. Be6 Kf4 56. Rb1 Rd4 57. Ra1 Ke3 58. Ra3+ Kd2
59. Bf5 Rh4+ 60. Bh3 Re4 61. Ra1 Rd4 62. Bg4 Kc3 63. Rc1+ Kb2 64. Rd1 Rf4 65.
Be6 Bd4 66. Bh3 Kc2 67. Re1 Bc3 68. Rg1 Rf6 69. Be6 Rh6+ 70. Bh3 Rh5 71. Rf1
Rxd5 72. Bf5+ Kd2 73. Bg4 Bd4 74. Rd1+ Kc2 75. Re1 Bf2 76. Bd1+ Kc3 77. Bf3
Ra5 78. Rc1+ Kb2 79. Rd1 Ra4 80. Rd2+ Kc3 81. Rc2+ Kxc2 82. Bd1+ Kd2 83. Bxa4
d5 84. Bc2 h6 85. Be4 d4 86. Bg6 Ke1 87. Bf5 h5 88. Bg4 h4 89. Bf5 Be3 90.
Bg6 Kf2 91. Bf5 Bh6 0-1
|Dec-15-08|| ||ontocaustic: nice 'footwork' mr. socko, you really knocked his 'socks' off|
|Jul-15-09|| ||BoardLord: I have written a profile of Bartosz Socko at my blog Sjakkfantomet. It's in English.|
|May-20-10|| ||Tabanus: 4th today in the II Lublin Union Memorial (Poland) 9-18 May 2010:|
|Jun-06-10|| ||rapidcitychess: I'll socko you in the mouth!!:)|
|Oct-13-10|| ||GrahamClayton: Nice photo of a smiling Bartosz at Hastings in 2005:|
|Oct-14-10|| ||BobCrisp: Only nice if you like someone grinning maniacally.|
|Feb-18-12|| ||Penguincw: Socko looking to compete in the 2012 Polish Championship.|
|Feb-15-15|| ||waustad: After 3 rounds, both Bartosz and Monika Socko are among the 8 players at 3/3 in the Internationales Schachopen Graz. The top Austrian scorer so far is Peter Schreiner at 3 points ahead of Markus Ragger and Georg Halvax, who are at 2.5. http://chess-results.com/tnr142481....|
|Jul-03-15|| ||diagonal: Socko won the <International Chess Open Graz 2015> in Graz, the second-largest city in Austria as clear first with 7,5/9 points.|
Runners-up: GM Andrei Istratescu, representing France (second on tie-break), GM Markus Ragger from Austria (top-seeded and third), IM Leandro Krysa from Argentine and Italian junior FM Francesco Rambaldi, after the whole group finished the event with 7 points.
Socko also took the <Lisbon Christmas International Chess Open 2014> at the end of that year, on tie-break with 7/9:
GM Bartosz Socko is going to be quite a <non-stop player>, between November 26 and December 30, 2014, he played in total 30 classical games: in the Bundesliga, at Qatar Masters Open, London Chess Classic Open, and Lisbon Christmas Open, plus the European Rapid and the European Blitz Chess Championship in Wroclaw, Poland (stats according to the monthly SCHACH 2/2015)
|Nov-10-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Bartosz Socko.|
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