Paweł Czarnota

Paweł Czarnota (born 14 April 1988) is a Polish chess Grandmaster (2006).

Paweł Czarnota
Paweł Czarnota in 2011
Born (1988-04-14) 14 April 1988
Olkusz, Poland
TitleGrandmaster (2006)
FIDE rating2502 (December 2019)
Peak rating2577 (August 2017)

Chess career

Paweł Czarnota is six time Polish Junior Chess Championship winner in different age categories. In 2005 he won European Youth Chess Championship under the age of 18 in Herceg Novi and Rubinstein Memorial in Polanica-Zdrój. Appeared twice in the Polish Chess Championship: 10th place in Poznań (2005) and 6th place in Kraków (2006). He has also competed successfully in several Polish Team Chess Championships.[1] In 2009 Paweł Czarnota shared 1st place in the tournament Cracovia (Kraków) and won the Polish Student Chess Championship in Poznan.

Paweł Czarnota played for Poland in Chess Olympiads:[2]

Personal life

In 2013 Paweł Czarnota graduated from the University of Silesia in Katowice with degree Master of Laws. His sister Dorota Czarnota is a chess player who holds the FIDE Woman International Master (WIM) title (2005).[3]


  • Paweł Czarnota rating card at FIDE
  • Paweł Czarnota player profile and games at
  • Paweł Czarnota player profile at
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