Svetlana Matveeva

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Svetlana Matveeva
Full name Svetlana Vladislavovna Matveeva
Country  Russia
Born (1969-07-04) July 4, 1969 (age 45)
Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union
Title International master, Woman Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2377(November 2012)
Peak rating 2502 (January 2004)

Svetlana Matveeva (born 4 July 1969 in Frunze) is a chess player from Russia. She is a Woman Grandmaster and an International master.

In 1984, she tied for first with Anna Akhsharumova in the Women's Soviet Chess Championship. She had a surprise result in the Women's World Chess Championship 2008 when she knocked out the defending champion, Xu Yuhua, in the second round.

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