Irina Krush

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Birthday
24, 1983
Birthplace
Ukraine
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
24, 1983 (age 35)
Birthplace
Ukraine

About

Ukrainian-American chess master who won the U.S. Women's Championship in 1998, 2007, 2010, and 2012.

Before Fame

She learned to play chess around the same time that she immigrated to the United States.

Trivia

She was the youngest U.S. Women's Champion of all time and in 2013 FIDE ranked her the best American female chess player.

Family Life

Her parents immigrated from the Soviet Union to Brooklyn when she was five.

Associated With

She and Anna Ushenina are two of the best Ukrainian born players in the chess world.