Monika Tsõganova

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Monika Tsõganova
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Monika Tsõganova in 2012
Country  Soviet Union
 Estonia
Born (1969-08-08) August 8, 1969 (age 48)
Kohtla-Järve, Estonia
Title Woman International Master

Monika Tsõganova (born August 8, 1969, Kohtla-Järve) is an Estonian chess Woman International Master (1991).

Chess career[edit]

Monika Tsõganova learned to play chess at age eleven. In 1987 she graduated from Tallinn boarding sports school. In 1984, 1985 and 1987 Monika Tsõganova won the Estonian Junior Chess Championships. In 1990 and 1991 Monika Tsõganova participated in USSR Women's Chess Championships. In Estonian Women's Chess Championship has won 9 gold (1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008), 6 silver (1990, 1992, 1996, 2003, 2014, 2015[1]) and 2 bronze medals (1998, 2006). Monika Tsõganova had 6 titles of Estonian rapid chess champion (1994–97, 2002, 2006).[2]

Team chess results[edit]

Monika Tsõganova played for Estonia in Chess Olympiads:[3]

Monika Tsõganova played for Estonia in European Team Chess Championship:[4]

  • In 1992, at second board in Debrecen (+5 −2 =2);
  • In 2007, at first board in Heraklion (+1 −3 =4).

Personal life[edit]

From 1987 to 1991 Monika Tsõganova studied in Tallinn University of Technology. From 1991 she worked as chess trainer in Tallinn chess school and Paul Keres chess house (1991–2003), Kaido Külaots chess school (2005–09), chess academy «Vabaettur» (from 2009).[5] She is FIDE Trainer (2005). Mother of three children.[6]

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