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International Master, Matyáš Marek

Matyáš comes to us from Tichá, Czech Republic and will be majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Physics while he completes his degree at UMBC.  He has participated in numerous international and European tournaments with his most significant chess achievements including finishing 6th place at the 2015 World Youth Chess Championship in Greece and earning 3rd place at 2015 European Youth Team Chess Championship in Poland.  Matyáš has served as his country’s national champion on several occasions.