Dariusz “Daro” Swiercz is a 25-year old Grandmaster from Poland. He became GM at the age of 14. In 2011 he became U20 World Champion and U18 World Champion in 2012. He represented Poland in the 2012 Istanbul and 2016 Baku Olympiads. Also in 2016, he won 3rd Millionaire Chess. Now, Swiercz resides in Saint Louis and attends Saint Louis University, majoring in Economics. He is eligible for the U.S. Championship this year after switching federations from Poland to the United States.