Sedina Elena (01.06.1968)

Sedina-ElenaItalian Woman Grandmaster (1996) and International Master (1998) born in Ukraine. Sedina graduated in Economics at the University of Kiev in 1990. She also gained a Ph.D. in chess training methods at the Kiev Institute of Physical Culture and Sport in 1994. Best woman player in Italy.

Best results: Bethune Open 1998, 3rd; Swiss Championship 2001, 1st; Australia Open 2005, 1st. A participant in the Women’s World Championship in 2001, 2004 and 2008 and in the Olympiads since 2001 where she won three individual medals.

Peak rating: 2434 in 2003.