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Radoslaw Wojtaszek

Radoslaw Wojtaszek

  • Born:
    Jan 13, 1987 (Age 31) Elblag, Poland
  • FIDE Title:
    Grandmaster
  • FIDE ID:
    1118358
  • Federation:
    Poland
  • Peak Rating:
    2750 (May 2018)
  • Rating:
    2749 (November 2018)
  • Rank:
    17 (November 2018)

Wojtaszek is perhaps still best known as one of World Champion Viswanathan Anand’s seconds, but since he first helped Anand defeat Vladimir Kramnik in 2008 his rating has climbed from sub-2600 to above 2700, bringing him to the edge of the world Top 20. In 2012 he followed a fantastic performance at the Olympiad, beating Teimour Radjabov and Hikaru Nakamura to claim the silver medal on the top board, by a creditable showing in his first supertournament, where he finished 3rd behind Ponomariov and Jakovenko at the Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky.

Wojtaszek’s talent was visible in junior events, and especially in 2004 when he won both the European and World U18 Championships. He failed, however, to convert that into a place among the chess elite, with his rating rising only slowly until 2010 when he put on a spurt in the wake of helping Anand successfully defend his title against Veselin Topalov. He won that year’s Pamplona tournament ahead of Alexander Morozevich and Laurent Fressinet and excelled at the Olympiad. In the following year he finished runner-up on tiebreaks at the European Individual Championship. Still relatively young, Radek remains a player to watch if he finally receives the tournament invitations his rating merits.


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