Anna Uschenina (Ukrainian: Анна Юріївна Ушеніна, the World Chess Federation FIDE Anna Ushenina; born August 30, 1985 in Kharkiv ) is a Ukrainian chess player and from December 2012 to September 2013 Chess World Champion.
In 1997, she was Ukrainian in Kiev U12 Champion, 1998 and 1999, again in Kiev, U14 champion. 2002 Kramatorsk she won the Ukrainian Championship of female youth U20. In 2005 she won the Ukrainian Women 's Individual Championship in Alushta. At the European Championship Women 2008 in Plovdiv, she was third.
With the Ukrainian U18 national team she won 2002 Balatonlelle the U18 European Championship of girls and received in addition an individual silver medal for her score of 4.5 out of 6 on top board. She took the Ukrainian national team at five woman team European championships (2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013 ), the Ukraine won the tournament in 2013 in Warsaw and Anna Uschenina individual gold medals in 2007 in Heraklion for their results of 5 of 7 and 2011 in Porto Carras received on the third board for their results of 6 of 8. The Chess Olympiad in Turin in 2006, she won the first reserve board, in the second place at the Chess Olympiad in Dresden in 2008, she played on board three. In the women's team World Cup 2007 in Yekaterinburg, Ukraine was while she was with her on the second board third individual bronze medal for her score of 6.5 out of 9. In the World Team Championship in Ningbo in 2009, she played on top board; Ukraine once again took the third place. Likewise, she was third with Ukraine in the same year at the European Team Championships for women in Novi Sad and at the Chess Olympiad 2012 in Istanbul. The World Team Championship 2013 in Astana won with Ukraine, where she received an individual silver medal for their results of 6 of 8 on the second board and an individual bronze medal for the third-best rating performance of 2588th
In Ukraine, she plays for the ShK Alexander Momot in Serbia for the ŠK Jugovice Kac, in Montenegro for the SK T -Com Podgorica, in France for L' Echiquier Chalonnaise, in Turkey for the high school team Manisa Doruk, in Slovenia on the first board of the women's team of ŠD Krka Novo Mesto, but also in the men's league in the Russian League for Economist Saratov SGSEU and Croatia for the ŠK Rijeka. Inserts they had in the Chinese team championship. In Austria, it was reported in the 2009/10 season for the SK Advisory Invest Baden, but was not used.
International Women's Champion (WIM) it was 2001. Grandmaster Women ( WGM ) is it since August 2003. Standards for this they reached in February 2001 at the Adora tournament in Odessa and in March 2003 when Cruis tournament in Kiev. The title of International Master of Men (IM ) it contributes in January 2007, according to standard performance at the Chess Olympiad in Turin in June 2006, the Open in Pardubice in July 2006 and the 16th Festival in Abu Dhabi in August 2006.
At the Chess World Championship for Women in 2012, which was held in Khanty-Mansiysk from November 10 to December 2, 2012 Uschenina won the title. In the final, she sat down in the tie-break against former World Champion Antoaneta Stefanova by. Previously Uschenina Deysi Cori, Anna Musytschuk, Natalia Pogonina, Nadezhda Kossinzewa and Ju Wenjun was turned off. For this achievement, she was awarded in accordance with the FIDE regulations with the title of Grand Master (GM). At the Chess World Championship for Women in 2013, she lost the world title in Taizhou with 1,5:5,5 (-4, 3 =, 0 ) to Hou Yifan.
Your Elo rating is 2499 (as of June 2013), so that it lies behind Kateryna Lahno in second place of the Ukrainian Elo ranking of the women she has repeatedly cited. Their highest ever Elo rating was 2502 in July 2007, which meant eighth place on the WTA rankings of FIDE at this time.