Russian chess Grandmaster and rising star in international women's competition.
She learned chess when she was only four years old.
She won the World Junior Championship for Girls (under 20) at Yerevan in 2007.
She was born and raised in the rugged region of Siberia and she is a vegitarian for moral reasons.
She has a long way to go before she is included in the same conversation as star player Judit Polgar.