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WGM Natalia Pogonina

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Service Description Price
Play the Grandmaster 30 minutes of blitz or rapid chess $69.00
Your Games Analyzed Improve your chess by having your game analyzed by Natalia. $49.00
Play the Grandmaster-2 Play a 3 min blitz game vs Natalia $19.00
Play the Grandmaster-3 Play a 5 min blitz game vs Natalia $29.00
Play the Grandmaster-4 Play a correspondence (online chess) game vs Natalia. No vote chess games, only one on one. Post-game analysis provided. $99.00
Simultaneous Exhibition Chess simul, 10-20 boards, price per board. 10 boards or less - $1000 $99.00
Meet & Play Natalia Dinner; friendly chess game; autographs; pics together; report at Pogonina.com (optional) $999.00

About Me:

Natalia Pogonina (Born March 9, 1985)

Quick facts:

·         FIDE Woman Grandmaster (2004), Grandmaster of Russia (2006)  

·         One of the few women in the history of chess to break the 2500 rating barrier (associated with the title of an International Grandmaster)

·         Member of the Russian national chess team since 2004

·         According to the rankings of the Association of Chess Professionals, Natalia Pogonina became the 3rd most successful female chess player in the world in 2009

·         Education: MA in Law (Saratov State Academy of Law)

·         Hobbies: sports, travelling, music, photography, literature, poetry, flamenco, Internet

Main tournament results:

Best performance: FIDE 2941 (11/11)
World: bronze medal at the U18 World Women’s Chess Championship (2003). Shared first at the World Women’s Student Championship (2008). Winner of the World Team Student Chess Championship (2008). First International World Mind-Sports Games: gold in team blitz and bronze in rapid (Team Russia).  Took part in two World Women’s Chess Championships (2004, 2010) and two Chess Olympiads (2008, 2010). Silver medal at World Team Chess Championship-2011, bronze in 2013. Olympic Chess Champion-2012 and winner of individual Gold medal. Olympic Chess Champion-2014.

Europe: won the European Junior Chess Championship thrice. Silver medal at the European Club Championship (2007). Bronze medal at the European Women’s Chess Championship (2009). European Club Chess Champion (2011). European Team Chess Champion (2011), runner-up (2013).

Russia: won the Russian junior Championship six times. Winner of the Top League among Women. Runner-up at the Russian Superfinal (2010), reigning Russian Champion (2012). Multiple awards at Russian Team Championships; three gold medals for best individual performance (2006,2007,2010)

Has victories at prestigious international tournaments: Lvov-2002, Bykova Memorial-2005, Rudenko Memorial-2007, Moscow Open-2009, etc.

Activities aimed at promoting chess:

·         Grandmaster Natalia Pogonina’s website is regularly updated in both English and Russian and is visited by a few thousand chess fans/day.

·         Commentating tournament games online at leading chess portals (ChessDom, ChessGames, CrestBook, etc.).

·         Columns in media – Chess.com, Sports.ru, RedHotPawn.com. Natalia Pogonina’s blog at Sports.ru was ranked top-5 among all sport blogs in Russia according to the Soviet Sport magazine.

·         Strong media presence: articles and interviews about Natalia have been published in popular media all over the world - NY Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, Toronto Star, Times, Zeit, Scotsman, Komsomolskaya Pravda and so on.

·         Simultaneous exhibitions for children, at corporate events, for chess fans.

·         The online challenge «Pogonina vs The World» in 2010 has attracted about 4000 participants from over 100 countries. Natalia has scored an impressive victory in 55 moves. The re-match (The World vs Pogonina, 2011) ended in a draw on move 62.

Comments


  • 10 days ago

    sensationa

    Who pays for the dinner ?

  • 5 weeks ago

    viruskimera

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  • 2 months ago

    Broncort

    So I guess she would sponsor an American visa so one could fly to Russia for all these things?....lol

  • 3 months ago

    SinaFalahati

    Hi. Saw you and your husband at a chess tournament. Respect. Can I buy a 3 min blitz game? Would love to play against the world champion, but cant afford the bigger packages :) Btw Im new to chess ^_^

  • 5 months ago

    saeed6514

    سلام

  • 5 months ago

    FM-Blackbeard

    ok 1000 dollars for dinner i will pay you...  1million dollars but make sure you will be my queen for ever hehehehehe joke only...  goodluck to your journey...  i hope you will achieve what you want to be... i love you idol...

  • 6 months ago

    FM nobodyreally

    Your rates are way too low.

  • 6 months ago

    praxitele65

    29x6=174 euros _hour i m psychoanalyst i must work 3 or 5 hour!!this world is crazy the richest are singers football players actors...(they are obliged to live in our world 5 days to understand our life ...are you like that natalia?

  • 6 months ago

    NeMo_E

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  • 6 months ago

    NeMo_E

    Well, I could think of a few extra services, but that would be telling... lol, sometimes imagination is most sexy Tongue Out

    Anyways Natalia, my question - say we happen to take you out to dinner, for the $999 that you advertise for, and we beat you at that friendly game of chess, would that make us a GM?  Sealed

  • 8 months ago

    LuftWaffles

    1000 bucks for Dinner? I hope you take them to El Bully and pick up the check.

  • 9 months ago

    KEVINGILBERTO

     you're a true queen of chess

  • 9 months ago

    Artem1111

    raner very good words thanks priyutno to soul became

  • 9 months ago

    Artem1111

    whom the last interests the first points only and all

  • 9 months ago

    Artem1111

    can do it a joke?

  • 9 months ago

    Artem1111

    I thought Natalya plays chess instead of has dinner for 1000 dollars

  • 9 months ago

    Chessvideoclub_com

    1000$ for a dinner ? Live in Russia must be very expensive Cool

  • 10 months ago

    lurchlurch

    hi natalia.

    how are you?

    can we play 5 minutes?

    mike

  • 10 months ago

    runner5

    This is a very gifted woman. Brilliant player but also wonderful personality which can only be good for chess. Humour and humble are also my impression.Beauty and brains.True sportswoman and for me Russia,s greatest ahead of Sharopva(tennis) Isenbeyeva(pole vault)

  • 10 months ago

    Arseni_MC

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