Jan-Krzysztof Duda is a Polish chess Grandmaster. He gained international attention as a youth after winning the 2014 European Rapid Championship and taking silver in the European Blitz Championship. In 2016, Duda was awarded the Silver Cross of Merit from the President of Poland for his achievements in chess. He continued his chess success by winning the 2018 Polish Chess Championship, and finishing second in the 2018 World Blitz Chess Championship. Duda’s most notable achievement is winning the 2021 Chess World Cup, qualifying him for the 2022 Candidates Tournament.