Top 10 Most Beautiful Female Chess Players in The World

10 Anna Zatonskih

Anna Zatonskih is a Ukrainian and American Chess player who holds the titles of Grandmaster International Master and Woman. She is a chess teacher, who trains players and competes around the world in tournaments. Zatonskih is a four-time United States A Champion of Women. She was also on the team that won Bronze at the 2008 US Olympiad. She’s an incredible tactical player, and a tough competitor. She has a child but has no intention of slowing down her chess career and the World Chess Title is even eying it.

9 Alexandra Botez

Alexandra Botez is a Twitch streamer and American-Canadian chess player. She holds the title Female FIDE Master and runs a chess channel on YouTube along with her sister Andrea Botez. She is also a popular chess streamer, and has a popular chess channel for YouTube.

8 Anna Rudolf

Anna Rudolf is a Hungarian chess player who holds International Master and Woman Grandmaster titles of the FIDE. She is a popular chess personality, having served as a commentator and analyst at several major tournaments including the 2016 World Chess Championship and the 2018 World Chess Championship. She is a prominent chess personality who has served as a commentator and analyst at multiple major tournaments including the 2016 World Chess Championship and the 2018 World Chess Championship.

7 Anna Ushenina

Anna Yuriyivna Ushenina is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster who was Women’s World Chess Champion from November 2012 to September 2013. Her success and accomplishments were notable at Ukrainian National Women’s Championship. She finished fourth and sixth, respectively, in 2003 (Mykolaiv) and 2004 (Alushta), then became champion at Alushta in 2005 and outperformed top seed Tatjana Vasilevich along the way. In 2006, she almost repeated the performance at Odessa, finishing second but ahead of Natalia Zhukova and Inna Gaponenko, who were higher-rated.

6 Antoaneta Stefanova

Antoaneta Stefanova is Grandmaster of Bulgarian chess and World Champion of Women from 2004 to 2006. She has represented Bulgaria at the 2000 Chess Olympiad and the 1992 Women’s Chess Olympiad. Stefanova won section Girls U10 at the World Youth Chess Festival in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico in 1989. She participated in her first Chess Olympiad in Manila , Philippines in 1992, at age 13. She became European under-14 girls’ champion in the same year at the Rimavská Sobota European Youth Chess Championship. Stefanova won the women’s championship for Bulgaria in 1995.

5 Elisabeth Pähtz

From early childhood Pähtz had been trained in chess by her father Thomas Pähtz, a grandmaster of chess. She won her first German championship at the age of nine, in the under-11 age category. She became Germany’s first chess champion in 1999. In the 1999 Kasparov vs. The World Chess match, she served as one of four advisors on the World team. Around 1998–2016 she participated in 10 women’s chess olympiads for Germany. She also played for Germany in the 2007 Women’s World Team Chess Championship, scoring +2 = 6 -0, for which she won on board one of the individual bronze medals. She also participated in nine women’s European Team Chess Championships for Germany between 1999–2015.

4 Tatiana Kosintseva

Tatiana Anatolyevna Kosintseva is a Chess player from Russia. In 2007 FIDE gave her the title of Grandmaster. Kosintseva is a double European female champion and three-time Russian female champion. She was a member of Russia’s gold medal-winning team at the 2010 and 2012 Women’s Chess Olympiads and the 2007, 2009 and 2011 Women’s European Team Chess Championships. Kosintseva began playing chess with older sister Nadezhda at the age of 6, when they came home from dance lessons with their mother they went to a chess club and agreed to take up the game then and there.

3 Anna Muzychuk

Anna Olehivna Muzychuk is Grandmaster of Ukrainian chess. She played for Slovenia from 2004 until 2014. She is the fourth woman to cross the 2600 Elo rating mark, having achieved a rating of 2606 in July 2012, after Judit Polgar, Humpy Koneru and Hou Yifan. Muzychuk won the 2016 World Rapid Chess Championship for women, and the 2014 and 2016 Women’s World Blitz Chess Championship. Her parents, both qualified chess teachers, taught Muzychuk to play the chess at the age of two. At five she played her first tournament and in the same year she placed second in Lviv Oblast’s under-10 girls championship.

2 Eva Moser

Eva Moser was a Chess player in Austria. She was awarded by FIDE in 2004 with the titles International Master (IM), and Woman Grandmaster (WGM), in 2003. Moser has won all the Austrian Chess Championships, all absolute and female. She has played in the 2008 Women’s World Chess Championship. At age 10, Moser began playing the chess. She won the Austrian girls chess championship, eight times in different age groups. Moser won the silver medal at the European Youth Chess Championships Under 16 girls event in Mureck in 1998, behind Ana Matnadze, who won on tie-break.

1 Dorsa Derakhshani

In the Asian Youth Chess Championships, Dorsa Derakhshani won three gold medals in 2013 and 2014. She has played in 2012 and 2014 for the Iranian team in the Asian Nations Cup women’s group. In 2016, Derakhshani also qualified for the FIDE Trainer title, and is an accredited FIDE journalist. In July 2019 Derakhshani was presenting at TedxTalk in Munich , Germany. At the TEDxYouth@München she urged the audience to take their freedom of choice seriously.