Katerina Rohonyan

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Katerina Rohonyan
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Katerina Rohonyan in 2008
Country  Ukraine
 United States
Born (1984-04-25) 25 April 1984 (age 33)
Mykolaiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Title Woman Grandmaster (2004)
Peak rating 2377 (January 2004)

Katerina Rohonyan (born 25 April 1984) is a Ukrainian-American chess player holding the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).

She moved from Ukraine to United States in 2004.[1][2] She regularly competes in U.S. Women's Chess Championship.[3]

Rohonyan won the Women's Ukrainian Chess Championship in 2000 in her hometown, Mykolaiv. She competed in the Women's World Chess Championship 2008 in Nalchik, Russia, where she defeated Natalia Zhukova in the first round to progress to the second, losing to Inna Gaponenko. In 2010, she tied for the first place in the Paul Keres Memorial Tournament in Vancouver.

Rohonyan played for the USA team that won the bronze medal at the Women's Chess Olympiad of 2008 in Dresden. She contributed to this result by scoring 6/10 points on board four.[4] Rohonyan also played for the gold medal-winning Ukrainian team in the European Girls' Under-18 Team Chess Championships of 2000 and 2002.[5]


  1. ^ WGM Katerina Rohonyan United States Chess Federation
  2. ^ "WGM Katerina Rohonyan". Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved August 14, 2010. 
  3. ^ http://main.uschess.org/content/view/6602
  4. ^ Women's Chess Olympiads: Katerina Rohonyan OlimpBase
  5. ^ European Girls' U18 Team Chess Championship: Kateryna Rohonyan OlimpBase

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