Anna Muzychuk is a Ukrainian chess player who was born February 28, 1990 in Lviv.
She is the female World Champion in charge of chess rapid and blitz.
She obtained the title of Grand Master in 2012.
Since 2004 she has played for five years for Slovenia in five Olympic Games and other competitions, but in May 2014 she returned to play for Ukraine.
She is the eldest sister of Marija Muzyčuk, female world champion in 2015.
Recently she refused to play in the World Championships in Saudi Arabia and on Facebook she explained why: “In a few days I am going to lose two World Champion titles – one by one. Just because I decided not to go to Saudi Arabia. Not to play by someone’s rules, not to wear abaya, not to be accompanied getting outside, and altogether not to feel myself a secondary creature”.
In 2003 Anna Muzychuk wins the Ukrainian women’s championship.
In 2005 wins the women’s U16 world championship.
In 2010 wins the women’s junior world championship.
In 2014 wins the female lightning world championship at Chanty-Mansiysk; in December she won the Ukrainian women’s championship for the second time.
In 2014 participates with Ukraine in 1st chess at the women’s Olympics in Tromsø, obtaining the team bronze.
In 2016 wins the prize for the best female player in the Gibraltar master opener.
In 2016 in September she plays the women’s chess Olympics with the team of Ukraine; she played in the first chessboard, got 7.5 points and won, in addition to the team bronze medal, the individual Gold Medal.
In 2016 in December in Doha wins the women’s world championship rapid with 9.5 points and blitz with 13 points.
In 2017 in March, in Teheran is defeated in the final of the Women’s World Chess Championship with the KO formula for 3.5-2.5 by the Chinese Tan Zhongyi.
In November he won the Women’s Kings Tournament tournament in Bucharest both in the Rapid and Blitz phase.
She reached her highest Elo FIDE score in July 2012 with 2606, when she was still playing for Slovenia, third in the world behind Judit Polgar and Hou Yifan, first among the players in her country.