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Ukrainian girl wins world chess championship
Maria Muzychuk. Photo: UNIAN
Maria Muzychuk. Photo: UNIAN

The 2015 world chess tournament in Sochi, Russia, brought victory to a Ukrainian girl, Maria Muzychuk. reports Apr. 6.

The Ukrainian, 22, defeated a Russian finalist, Natalia Pogodina scoring 2,5 points against Pogodina’s 1,5 in a 5-game match. 

Maria wins $60,000 as a champion.

She was born in 1992 in Western Ukraine.

Maria won world and European chess team championship in 2013 as well as the World Chess Olympics in 2012 and 2014.

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