About me


Ambartsumova Karina was born on August 17, 1989 in Russia, Kazan. International Chess Grandmaster since 2011, Master of Sports of Russia.

I began playing chess at the age of 4. I participated and became a prize-winner of Junior Championships in Russia, European and World Championships among girls in different age groups, and open and international women's tournaments.

In 2011, I graduated from the Russian State Social University with a degree in social pedagogy. I also got a professional coaching diploma.

I am an active chess player. Since November 2017, I have entered the Тop 100 best women chess players in the world ordered by the FIDE rating. I have many years of experience as a chess coach working with children and adults of different qualifications.

Spain, 2002
Bronze Medalist of European Youth Chess Championship among girls U14.

Montenegro, 2003
Shared 3-5 place on European Youth Chess Championship among girls U16.

Sochi, 2005
Shared 2-5 place on Russian Youth Chess Championship among girls U18.

Moscow, 2008
Champion of Moscow among women in rapid chess.

Moscow, 2010
Champion of Russia among students.

Shenzhen, 2011
Member of Russian National Team during the 26th summer Universiade.

Moscow, 2012
Champion of Moscow in blitz chess among women.

Moscow, 2014
Bronze medalist of Women's Moscow Championship in classical chess.

Denmark, 2014
Champion of Women's International chess tournament Lady Chess.

Saint-Petersburg, 2015
Champion of Russia among women in rapid chess.

Season 2016/2017
Champion of German Bundesliga with the SK Schwäbisch Hall team.

Sochi, 2017, 2018
Twice bronze medalist of Russian Women's Championship in rapid chess.