Masha Klinova

Masha Klinova (born 18 November 1968), née Jarmolinskaya, is an Israeli Woman Grandmaster (WGM, 1996). She is two-times winner of Israeli Women's Chess Championship (1992, 2010).

Masha Klinova
Masha Klinova 2013.jpg
Masha Klinova in 2013
CountryIsrael
Born (1968-11-18) 18 November 1968 (age 51)
TitleWoman Grandmaster (WGM) (1996)

BiographyEdit

Masha Klinova was born in Soviet Union, but since 1992 moved to Israel. She twice won Israeli Women's Chess Championships: in 1992 and in 2010. Also she twice won Women's World Chess Championship Zonal tournaments: in 1993, in Zagreb and in 1998, in Dresden (together with Ela Pitam). In 2000, Masha Klinova participated in Women's World Chess Championship by knock-out system and in the first round lost to Qin Kanying.[1]

Masha Klinova is winner of many international chess tournaments, including the shared first place with Ilze Rubene in 1999, in Stockholm Scandics Hotels tournament, shared the first place in 2001, in Odessa, won in Simferopol, in 2003, won in Sevastopol, in 2005, but in 2008 won the second place in the tournament in Kherson.

Masha Klinova played for Israel in the Women's Chess Olympiads:[2]

Masha Klinova played for Israel in the European Team Chess Championships:[5]

  • In 1992, at first board in the 1st European Team Chess Championship (women) in Debrecen (+2, =2, -2),
  • In 1997, at first board in the 2nd European Team Chess Championship (women) in Pula (+3, =3, -2),
  • In 2003, at first board in the 5th European Team Chess Championship (women) in Plovdiv (+2, =4, -2),
  • In 2005, at first board in the 6th European Team Chess Championship (women) in Gothenburg (+0, =5, -4),
  • In 2007, at first board in the 7th European Team Chess Championship (women) in Heraklion (+1, =6, -2),
  • In 2011, at first board in the 9th European Team Chess Championship (women) in Porto Carras (+1, =4, -1),
  • In 2013, at second board in the 10th European Team Chess Championship (women) in Warsaw (+3, =3, -1),
  • In 2017, at third board in the 12th European Team Chess Championship (women) in Crete (+2, =4, -1).

In 1996, she was awarded the FIDE International Women Grandmaster (WGM) title. In 2002, she was awarded the FIDE International Master (IM) title. In 2014, she became to FIDE arbitr (FA).[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2000 FIDE Knockout Matches : World Chess Championship (women)". www.mark-weeks.com.
  2. ^ "OlimpBase :: Women's Chess Olympiads :: Masha Klinova". www.olimpbase.org.
  3. ^ "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - 42nd Olympiad Baku 2016 Women". chess-results.com.
  4. ^ "Chess-Results Server Chess-results.com - 43rd Olympiad Batumi 2018 Women". chess-results.com.
  5. ^ "OlimpBase :: European Women's Team Chess Championship :: Masha Klinova". www.olimpbase.org.
  6. ^ 1st quarter Presidential Board Meeting, Khanty-Mansiysk, RUS, 29 March - 1 April 2014

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