Pogonina Natalia Andreevna (09.03.1985)

Pogonina-Natalia-AndreevnaRussian Women’s Grandmaster (2004). Student of law. European and Russian U16 Girls’ Champion in 1996 and U18 Girls’ Champion in 2001. European Rapid Chess Champion U18 (2003).

Best results: Bykova Memorial 2005, 1st; Rudenko Memorial 2007, 1st; North Urals Cup 2007, 3rd. Vice-Champion of European Club Cup with “AVS” in 2007; World Students’ Championship 2008, 2nd. Gold medal in team blitz and bronze medal in team rapid chess at the First World Mind Sport Games in Bejing, women’s first prize at the 2009 Moscow Open.

A participant in the 2008 and 2010 Women’s Olympiads with the Russian team.Best ELO: 2501 in 2009.