Atousa Pourkashiyan

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Armenia - Iran, Chess Olympiad 2012
Atousa Pourkashiyan
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Atousa Pourkashiyan, 2010
Country Iran
Born (1988-05-16) May 16, 1988 (age 29)
Tehran, Iran
Title Woman Grandmaster
Peak rating 2374 (May 2011)
Atousa Pourkashiyan
Medal record
Representing  Iran
Chess
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Doha Mixed Team classical
Asian Indoor Games
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Quang Ninh Mixed Team blitz
Asian Chess Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Subic Bay {{{2}}}

Atousa Pourkashiyan (Persian: آتوسا پورکاشیان‎‎; born 16 May 1988 in Tehran)[1] is an Iranian chess player who holds the title of Woman Grandmaster[2] and six-time Iranian women's champion (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014).

She won the World Youth Under-12 Girls Championship of 2000 in Oropesa del Mar. She played for Iran in the Women's Asian Team Chess Championships of 2003, 2005 and 2008,[3] Women's World Chess Championship 2012. In April 2010 Pourkashiyan won the Asian Women's Chess Championship in Subic Bay.[4]

Her handle on the Internet Chess Club is "Atousa".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ WGM title application FIDE
  2. ^ FIDE: Titles approved at the 1st Quarter Presidential Board 2009
  3. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Women's Asian Team Chess Championship: Atousa Pourkashiyan". OlimpBase. Retrieved 22 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Asia Continental Chess Championships 2010". Chessdom. Archived from the original on 4 May 2010. Retrieved 30 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Atousa". Internet Chess Club. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 

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