USCF Home arrow Chess Life Online arrow 2013 arrow August arrow Women's World Team Begins in Astana
Women's World Team Begins in Astana Print E-mail
March 2, 2013
WorldWomenTeam.jpg
FIDE Senior Trainer Michael Khodorkovsky, WGM Sabina Foisor, IM Irina Krush, WGM Tatev Abrahamyan, IM Anna Zatonskih & WIM Viktorija Ni



The Women's World Team Championship begins today in Astana, Kazakhstan (March 2-13). The US team, ranked fifth (behind Ukraine, Georgia, Russia and China), includes IM Anna Zatonskih, IM Irina Krush, WGM Tatev Abrahamyan, WGM Sabina Foisor & WIM Viktorija Ni. Find photos from the opening ceremony below and full team compositions, pairings and more on the official website.

Team Captain and FIDE Senior trainer Michael Khodorkovsky told CLO that the team was honored that, "Elizabeth Millard, Deputy Chief of Mission, from the US Embassy in Kazakhstan attended the opening ceremony to support the team. She and her husband Von Millard met with us and joined for the reception following the opening ceremony."

DSCN9556.JPG

IrinaAstana.jpg


DSCN9564.JPG
 
Advertisement

August - Chess Life Online 2013

Melinda's Reflections on MadisonLabor Day Chess Madness Begins Early in Iowa US Squad Bags Bevy of Medals & Norms in Toronto 28th Samford Fellowship Announced Summers at the US Chess School: Matan on #22 Lenderman Wins, Prem Impresses at Atlantic Open Mitchell Denker, 1947-2013US Chess League Kicks Off Ninth Season Tuesday Kamsky Eliminated; Caruana Marches on Sevillano, Moradiabadi & Peters Top Latest Metropolitan InvitationalsFIDE Issues Update From Franc Guadalupe Kamsky Heads to Quarterfinals U.S. Shines at 24th NATO Chess ChampsKamsky Crushes in Round Four, Game One The August Check is in the Mail Andrew Ng: On Princeton, Entrepreneurship & Chesscademy Kamsky & Nakamura Among Final 16 in Tromso And Then There Were Two (Americans): GM Rogers on TromsoNakamura Advances, Kamsky to Tiebreak Daniel A. Steininger (1956-2013)Voices From Madison [VIDEO]Perez Wins Washington International Four Players Advance to Round Two; Ramirez Out in Armageddon Thriller The Scoop on the US Blind Championships Americans at the World Cup: Three Advance, Two to Tiebreak World Cup Underway in Norway Jamaal Abdul-Alim Chess Journalist of the Year [FULL AWARDS LIST] Mulyar Crushing in Washington International Razuvaev Memorial Kicks OffThe Scoop on Madison: The Winners Talk [VIDEO] Chess.com to Host 2013 US Chess LeagueWashington International To Feature Star US GMs US Team Bags Eight Medals at Pan Am Youth!The Scoop on the Beverly Hills Chess ClubThe Scoop on Madison: GM Hungaski