Igla at the Israeli Championship Finals, December 2008
June 2, 1985 |
|FIDE rating||2299 (November 2010)|
|Peak rating||2299 (July 2005)|
Bella Igla (Hebrew: בלה איגלה; Russian: Белла Игла; born June 2, 1985, in Russia) is an Israeli female chess player, holding the title of Woman Grandmaster. In 2004, she won the Israel Women's Chess Championship.
Igla represented Israel in three Chess Olympiads:
- The 36th Chess Olympiad in 2004, Calvià, Majorca (Spain), at board 3, with a 69% result (+6 =6 −1).
- The 37th Chess Olympiad in 2006, Turin, Italy, at board 3, with a 59% result (+5 =3 −3).
- The 38th Chess Olympiad in 2008, Dresden, Germany, playing at the second/third boards. She achieved an 80% result (+8 =0 −2), helping her country arrive at the ninth place in the women's competition.
Igla started her career at the Russian chess federation, playing in competitions including the Russia Youth Chess Championship at categories U12 and U16. She moved to Israel in 1998.
- Igla's results at the 2008 Chess Olympiad
- Article about Israel in the 2008 Chess Olympiad, Jerusalem Post, November 24, 2008
- Igla's Olympic statistics for 2004 and 2006.
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