Pia Cramling

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Pia Cramling
Pia Cramling.jpg
13th ECC, Kallithea, 2008
Country Sweden
Born (1963-04-23) 23 April 1963 (age 51)
Stockholm, Sweden
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2495 (March 2015)
(No. 12 ranked woman in the November 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2550 (October 2008)

Pia Cramling (born 23 April 1963 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish chess grandmaster. Since the early 1980s, she has been one of the strongest female players in the world.

She regularly plays on the Swedish open team in the Chess Olympiads, one of only three women to regularly play on the open teams. In 1992, she was awarded the title of grandmaster by the International Chess Federation (FIDE). She won the women's European Individual Chess Championship in 2003 and 2010.[1]

Cramling, married to the Spanish grandmaster Juan Manuel Bellón López,[2] lived in Spain for a number of years.


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