Nazi Paikidze 2018 and 2016 U.S. Women’s Champion and International Master US Chess Rating Page Twitter Instagram Birthday: October 27, 1993 City: Las Vegas, Nevada…
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Jennifer Yu is one of America’s most promising rising female players, earning a myriad of national and international achievements over the years. In 2014, Yu won clear first at the World Youth Championships Girls U-12 section, becoming the first American female to win gold in 27 years.
Sabina Foisor has been a top contender in the U.S. Women’s chess sphere for many years. In 2017, Foisor entered the U.S. Women’s Championship as an underdog, ranked 6th out of 12 competitors, and shocked American chess by winning clear 1st by a full point margin.
Tatev Abrahamyan is the 4th highest ranked woman in the U.S. and a veteran of the Women’s Olympiad Team.
Irina Krush is a seven-time U.S. Women’s Champion, winning in 1998, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. She holds the record for the youngest player to win the title from her first victory at age 14, dominating the event with 8.5 points out of 9.
Anna Zatonskih is a four-time U.S. Women’s Champion, winning the title in 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2011. For a decade, Zatonskih dominated the championship along with her rival, Irina Krush.
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