Anna Muzychuk

Anna Muzychuk

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Anna Muzychuk is a well-known Ukrainian chess player who is famous for holding the title of Grandmaster. Anna Muzychuk is also best known as the fourth woman to attain a FIDE rating of at least 2600.

Early Life and Childhood

Anna Muzychuk was born Anna Olehivna Muzychuk on 28th February 1990. She stepped into this world in Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. With this, she is currently 32 years old and she holds Ukrainian nationality. Also, she follows Christianity whereas her birth sign is Pisces.

Moving on to her family members, she was born to her father Oleh Muzychuk, and her mother Nataliya. Likewise, she also has a younger sister named Mariya with whom she grew up. Both of her parents are professional chess coaches.

Anna and her sister both learned to play chess at the age of two. At the age of 5, she finished second in her school tournament and the Lviv regional championship. Also, she could already defeat both of her parents at the age of 10.

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Caption: Anna with her sister (source: Instagram)

Professional Life and Career

Anna began playing chess when she was 14 years old, in the year 2004. She was a member of the Slovenian national team until 2014. Similarly, she is the fourth woman to reach the 2600 Elo rating mark, having done it in July 2012 with a score of 2606. From 1997 until 2005, she competed in the Ukrainian, European, and World Youth Championships, winning multiple medals.

Likewise, in 1998 and 2000, she won gold at the European Under-10 girls’ championship, the Ukrainian under-10 girls’ championship, the Ukrainian and European under-12 girls’ championships in 2002, the European Under-14 girls’ championship in 2003 and 2004, and the World U16 girls’ championship in 2005.

In 1997 and 1999, she won silver at the European Under-10 girls’ championship, European Under-12 girls’ championship, World Under-12 girls’ championship in 2002, and World U14 girls’ championship in 2004. In 2000, she won the bronze medal in the World Under-10 Girls Championship.

Moreover, in 2001, she was named Woman FIDE Master, and in 2002, Woman International Master. Likewise, she also took home the Ukrainian Women’s Championship in 2003. In 2004, she won the Ukrainian U20 girls’ championship. Similarly, she began playing for Slovenia in 2004. She was a member of the Ljubljana club and the Olympiad Slovenian national team. Even though she lived in Stryi, she continued to play for Slovenia (Ukraine).

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Moving on, she won the European women’s blitz chess tournament in 2007 and finished second in the European women’s rapid chess championship the following year. In 2007, she was named International Master, and in 2012, she was named Grandmaster. Similarly, in the 2014 Tata Steel Challengers competition likewise placed fourth.

She won the Women’s World Blitz Championship in April 2014. Also, she rejoined the Ukrainian Chess Federation in May 2014. Muzychuk won the women’s Ukrainian championship in Lviv in 2014. She won the women’s first prize in the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival’s Masters competition in January 2016.

She was a member of the Ukrainian team that finished third in the 2014 Women’s Chess Olympiad on the top board. Also, she helped Ukraine win silver at the 2015 Women’s European Team Chess Championship. Team Ukraine took silver in the 2016 Women’s Chess Olympiad. In 2016, she became the first woman to win the Women’s World Rapid Chess Championship.

She won the Women’s World Rapid Championship in Doha in December 2016. Furthermore, she finished second in the Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 in Tehran in March 2017. She won the ACP European Women’s Rapid Championship in Monte Carlo in October 2017. She said in November 2017 that she will boycott the 2017 Women’s World Speed Chess Championship, which would be held in Saudi Arabia, due to Saudi Arabia’s anti-women policies.

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Caption: Anna posing with her awards (source: Instagram)

Net Worth

Being a chess grandmaster, she has earned a pretty decent amount of wealth. As for the wiki sites, she owns an estimated net worth of $1-$5 million US dollars.

Relationship Status

Regarding her personal life, Anna is not dating anyone and is enjoying her single life. Not much infroamti0n about her relationships is available. Being a private person, she hasn’t revealed much information regarding her previous relationships.

Body Measurements and Social Media

Regarding her body measurements, Anna is a good-looking and attractive girl. However, her actual body measurements including height, weight, chest size, waist size, hip size, etc, are currently not available on the web. Similarly, she has blonde hair with a pair of dark brown eyes.

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Caption: Anna posing for a photo (source: Instagram)

When it comes to her social media handles, she has her private accounts on Facebook and Instagram. On Facebook, she has over 6.6k followers while on Instagram, she has more than 33.2k followers.