Wojtaszek Radoslav


Born 13 January 1987, FIDE rating: 2744 (April 2018)

He is a three-time Polish Chess Champion, currently the highest rated player from Poland. In 2004 he won the European Youth Chess Championship (U-18), the World Youth Chess Championships (U-18).

In 2006 Wojtaszek played for the Polish team at the Chess Olympiad played in Turin scoring 9 points out of 11 games.

In December 2008 Wojtaszek became the European rapid chess champion.

Wojtaszek won the 5th International Tournament of Polonia and San Juan International tournament in 2010.

In June 2011 he won the 9th Gyorgy Marx Memorial in Paks, Hungary.

In December 2013 he took clear first with 6/7 in the 37th Zurich Christmas Open.

He has been one of the four seconds to former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand since his successful title defence match against Vladimir Kramnik in 2008, also assisting him in defending his title in 2010 against Veselin Topalov and in 2012 against Boris Gelfand and 2013 and in 2014 against Magnus Carlsen.

He is last vice-champion of European Chess Championship.

Wojtaszek participated two time in Shamkirchess.