Anna Muzychuk

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Anna Muzychuk
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Full name Anna Muzychuk
Ганна Музичук
Ana Muzičuk
Country Ukraine
Slovenia
Born (1990-02-28) February 28, 1990 (age 24)
Lviv, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster
Woman Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2560 (April 2014)
(No. 4 ranked woman in the November 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2606 (July 2012)

Anna Olegivna Muzychuk (Ukrainian: Анна Оле́гівна Музичук; Slovene: Ana Muzičuk; born February 28, 1990, Lviv) is a Slovenian chess player of Ukrainian origin. She earned the title of Woman FIDE Master in 2001, Woman International Master in 2002, Woman Grandmaster in 2004, International Master in 2007 and Grandmaster in 2012. In 2004 she became a member of the Slovenian chess federation, where she is the strongest female chess player. She is the second highest rated female player in the world as of September 2012. Her younger sister Mariya is an International Master.

Muzychuk has played on first board for the Slovenian team since 2004. In the 36th Chess Olympiad, she defeated, among others, the former Women's World Chess Champion, Antoaneta Stefanova. In the 37th Chess Olympiad for the Slovenian women's team, seeded 17th, she finished tenth.

In 2010 she played in the Corus chess tournament Group B, finishing 10th with a score of 5½/13 and a performance of 2583.

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