Happy 29th Birthday to Anna Muzychuk!

Happy 29th Birthday to Anna Muzychuk! In 2016, she became the Women’s World Rapid and Blitz Champion. Also, she won the Women’s World Blitz Championship in 2014. Her peak live rating was 2608.2 in August 2012.

Photo: Andreas Kontokanis

Anna Olehivna Muzychuk (Ukrainian: Анна Олегівна Музичук; Slovene: Ana Muzičuk; born February 28, 1990) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster. From 2004 to 2014 she played for Slovenia. She is the fourth woman, after Judit Polgar, Humpy Koneru and Hou Yifan, to cross the 2600 Elo rating mark, having achieved a rating of 2606 in July 2012.

Muzychuk won the Women’s World Rapid Chess Championship in 2016, and the Women’s World Blitz Chess Championship in 2014 and 2016.