14 November 1982 |
Kirov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|FIDE rating||2431 (May 2017)|
|Peak rating||2481 (September 2011)|
She won the European Youth Chess Championship in the under-16 girls' section in 1997.
In 2005, she married Grandmaster Suat Atalık from Turkey, and obtained Turkish citizenship. She took clear second place, behind her husband, at the 3rd Mediterranean Chess Championship, held from 31 January to 8 February 2006 in Antalya, and was declared Mediterranean women's champion.
- Nino Khurtsidze vs Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik, FIDE Women's World Championship 2004, English Opening: Anglo-Slav Variation, General (A11), ½-½
- Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik vs Almira Skripchenko-Lautier, Biel Int'l Festival (Ladies) 2006, Indian Game: Budapest Defense (A51), 1-0
- "Ekaterina Atalik: "We Don't Expect Support from Anybody Other Than Our Lawyers"". chess-news.ru. 2012-07-09. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
- Short, Nigel (2005-11-11). "World Junior Championships begin". ChessBase. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
- Crowther, Mark (2006-02-13). "TWIC 588: 3rd Mediterranean Championship". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
- "Ekaterina Atalik and Zdenko Kozul European Champions". ChessBase. 2006-04-16. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
- "2016 Arzum Türkiye Kadınlar Şampiyonu IM Ekaterina Atalık". kadinlar2016.tsf.org.tr (in Turkish). Turkish Chess Federation. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
- "IM Ekaterina Atalik convincing winner of 15th Prague International". FIDE. 2016-01-16. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
- Ekaterina Atalik rating card at FIDE
- Ekaterina Atalik chess games at 365Chess.com
- Ekaterina Polovnikova chess games at 365Chess.com
- Ekaterina Polovnikova-Atalik player profile and games at Chessgames.com
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