Maria Manakova

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Maria Manakova, Warsaw 2013

Maria Manakova (born 1 March 1974) is a chess Woman Grandmaster, born in Russia. She lived in Serbia for several years and played for the Yugoslav women's chess team. Manakova was first board reserve on the silver medal winning Yugoslav team at the European Team Chess Championship in Batumi 1999, although she did not play any games.[1]

Her peak Elo rating is 2395. As of May 2011, her rating is 2303. She posed nude for the Russian men's magazine Speed in 2004.[2]


  1. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "European Women's Team Chess Championship: Maria Manakova". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  2. ^ "Maria Manakova in Speed". ChessBase News. 2004-08-02. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 

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