Ukrainian GM Anna Muzychuk will join former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik as a teaching assistant at the 2021 Gibraltar Chess Seminar.
From 2004 to 2014 Anna played for Slovenia. She is the fourth woman, after Judit Polgar, Humpy Koneru and Hou Yifan, to achieve a rating over 2600, having achieved this with a rating of 2606 in July 2012. Anna won the Women's World Rapid Chess Championship in 2016, and the Women's World Blitz Chess Championship in 2014 and 2016.
Anna was taught to play chess at the age of two by her parents, both professional chess coaches. She played her first tournament at five and in the same year she was second in the under-10 girls championship of Lviv Oblast.
Anna was awarded the titles of Woman FIDE Master in 2001 and Woman International Master in 2002.
Anna won the top women’s award at the 2016 Gibraltar Festival, and in 2020 she won the Best Game prize!