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Friday, September 25, 2009

New Titles To Be Awarded in Greece

Hello everybody!

During the
80th FIDE Congress in Halkidiki from October 11 to October 18 new chess titles will be awarded.

Wayne Mendryk let me know that the following ladies have applied to get titles at the 80th FIDE Congress 2009 (October 11-18,2009, in Halkidiki, Greece):

Male GM Title:

Tatiana Kosintseva (on the photo) has applied to get the Male Grandmaster Title. Her rating is 2536, which is over the required 2500.

Woman Grand Master Title (WGM):

Ju,Wenjun Country: China Current Rating: 2454, Birthday: 1991 FIDE ID# 8603006

Ilze Berzina Country: Latvia Current Rating: 2320 Birthday: 1984 FIDE ID# 11601345

Batchimeg Country: United States Current Rating: 2335 Birthday: 1986 FIDE ID# 4900839

Woman International Master (WIM):

Name Country HiRtng. Birthday
Yuan, Yuanling CAN 2205 1994
Delorme, Laurie FRA 2219 1984
Arabidze, Meri GEO 2258 1994
Fuchs, Judith GER 2253 1990
Gagare, Shalmali IND 2201 1994
Tomilova, Elena RUS 2311 1986
Abrahamyan, Tatev USA 2295 1988


Congratulations to all those talented ladies!

Posted by: Alexandra Kosteniuk
Women's World Chess Champion

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