Grandmaster Mista started playing chess at the age of 4 and earned Grandmaster status at the age of 20. Mista has taken 3rd place in Polish Championship (2009), won the Hastings Chess Congress (2015/16) and Najdorf Memorial (2018, Warsaw). In years 2011-12, Mista was the Coach of Women National Team during Chess Olympiad (2012 Istanbul) and Team European Chess Championship (2011, Greece) where the team won silver. Mista is a member of Polish National Team since 2011, in chess problem solving, and has won 8 gold medals in a row in Team World Chess Problem Championships. Mista is currently the manager of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Chess Program.