Greek girl achieves highest title in chess

7 April 2016
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Sixteen-year-old Stavroula Tsolakidou from Kavala is the youngest female Grand Master.

Stavroula took part in the International Chess Championship in Moscow. The championship ran from January 30 until the February 7.

Her excellent performance earned her the highest chess title of the World Chess Federation (FIDE).

Stavroula is the 12th strongest chess players under the age of 20 in the world and is soon anticipated to be included in the 100 strongest female chess players in the world regardless of age.

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