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April 3rd, 2004

Alexandra is a GMALEXANDRA RECEIVED A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE RESULT – GRANDMASTER (MEN)!!! For her exceptional performance while winning the European Championship with 9.5 out of 12, against 12 titled opponents, which corresponds to a stunning performance of 2625 (!), Alexandra was awarded the highest title, GrandMaster (GM), a men’s title. This is in addition to the IM (International Master, men) title she already has, as well as the WGM (Woman GrandMaster) title Alexandra received at the age of 14. This title still has to be approved by the FIDE, in due time. You can see the original certificate here. This is a wonderful birthday present for Alexandra who is going to celebrate her 20th birthday in less than 3 weeks.


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