Alexandra Samaganova

Alexandra Samaganova is a chess player from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, born in a chess family. The three-time women’s chess champion of Kyrgyzstan, is a member of a national women’s chess team since 2002. She has represented Kyrgyzstan in six Olympiads (Bled, Turin, Khanty-Mansiysk, Istanbul, Tromso, Baku). She studied linguistics and intercultural communication in the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, and is currently working for the Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited, which focuses on the Tien Shan Gold Belt in Kyrgyzstan, home to some of the largest deposits in the world.

Alexandra is also a chess coach in the Kyrgyz Chess Academy (FIDE affiliated).

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