Siddhesh Joshi (Editor)

Regina Pokorná

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Country  Slovakia  Austria
Title  Woman Grandmaster

Peak rating  2429 (July 2003)
Name  Regina Pokorna
Regina Pokorna
Born  18 January 1982 (age 33) Czechoslovakia (1982-01-18)

Wgm regina pokorna video out takes

Regina Theissl Pokorná (née Pokorná; born 18 January 1982) is a Slovak-Austrian chess player holding the title Woman Grandmaster (WGM).


Regina Pokorná Regina Pokorna Slovakia Braintiful Pinterest

Velmajsterka regina pokorna

Chess career

Regina Pokorná Regina Pokorn Fotodennk TERAZsk

Pokorná was trained by Grandmaster Ján Plachetka. Pokorná won the European girls under 10 championship in 1992 and the Slovak girls under 18 championship in 1996, 1997 and 1999. Also in 1999 she won the European Junior Girls' Chess Championship in Patras, Greece. In 2000 she competed in the FIDE Women's Chess World Cup.

Regina Pokorná Regina Pokorna

Pokorná represented Slovakia in eight Women's Chess Olympiads between 1998 and 2012. Her best result was in the 37th Chess Olympiad in Turin 2006, where she scored 7/10 and finished eighth among players playing board 3.

Regina Pokorná wwwchessgamescomportraitsreginapokornajpg

She represented Slovakia in three European Women's Team Chess Championships from 1997 to 2001, and won the team gold medal and individual bronze medal in Batumi 1999.

Regina Pokorná Regina Pokorna Slovakia Braintiful Pinterest

In 2009, Pokorná won the Slovak Women's Chess Championship. She has also won, or jointly won, a series of strong women's chess tournaments, including the Mediterranean Flowers tournaments in Rijeka in 2001, 2002, 2005, and 2009, the EWS Cup in Jakarta 2007, and the Mediterranean Golden Island tournament in Vrbnik 2008.

Regina Pokorná regina pokorna Indonesia Chess Open 2013

In 2015, she transferred federations to represent Austria.

Personal life

Her sister Renata Pokorna is also a FIDE-rated chess player.

Regina Pokorná Regina Pokorna ChessBaroncouk ships internationally Chess

Her image was used in a sheet of four postage stamps, featuring leading female chess players, called "Chess Masters", issued in Chad in 2010.

Notable games

  • Regina Pokorna vs Nona Gaprindashvili, 4th European Championship (Women), (2003), Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation (B57), 1-0
  • References

    Regina Pokorná Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    María Fernanda Álvarez Terán
    Mao Di
    James Snyder (actor)