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Alexandra Botez
Number of games in database: 29
Years covered: 2010 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2090 (2059 blitz)
Overall record: +13 -13 =3 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.

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(born 1995) Canada

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She is a Women's FIDE master who represented Canada in 2010 (1) at the WYCC and tied for 1st-2nd in the U-16 Women's CYCC. In 2009, she won the U-14 CYCC. The Chess Olympiad (Women) (2012) saw her debut with a draw and 4 wins in 9 games played for the Canadian team at Turkey in women's international team play (2) and played in the Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014) (score: +5-4=1) at 3rd seat. She tied for first with Alice Huanyi Xiao at the U18 women's Canadian youth chess championship in 2013. For women youth playing blitz in August of 2014, she was ranked 85th overall in the world. She became the first female president of the Stanford University chess team where she is studying at (5).

Videos: Alexandra plays Aman Hambleton at the 2013 Canadian open: ; Eric Hansen interview: with Canadian women's Olympiad team.

References: (1) (World youth chess championship - Canadian team), (2) (team chess archives), (3) (North American 2013 (women's) U-18 chess championship), (4) , (5)

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 29  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. G Hakimifard vs A Botez  1-041 2010 WYCC Girls U16C05 French, Tarrasch
2. R Wang vs A Botez  1-033 2011 Canadian openA48 King's Indian
3. I Ibrahim vs A Botez  0-142 2011 Canadian openA07 King's Indian Attack
4. A Botez vs V Pechenkin  1-039 2011 Canadian openA96 Dutch, Classical Variation
5. M Kleinman vs A Botez  ½-½36 2011 Canadian openC07 French, Tarrasch
6. M Song vs A Botez  0-150 2011 Canadian openA04 Reti Opening
7. A Botez vs L Day  1-037 2011 Canadian openA55 Old Indian, Main line
8. A Botez vs M Meszaros  0-158 2011 Canadian openD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
9. A Botez vs M Humphreys  0-131 2011 Canadian openE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. N Gusev vs A Botez  1-027 2011 Canadian openC11 French
11. D Saduakassova vs A Botez  1-066 2012 Chess Olympiad (Women)E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
12. Li Ting Tan vs A Botez  1-036 2012 Chess Olympiad (Women)E97 King's Indian
13. A Botez vs Maria Paula De Mey  1-025 2012 Chess Olympiad (Women)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. A Botez vs S Foisor  0-139 2012 Chess Olympiad (Women)A40 Queen's Pawn Game
15. P Reyes Jara vs A Botez  1-035 2012 Chess Olympiad (Women)C01 French, Exchange
16. A Botez vs Z Hernandez  1-055 2012 Chess Olympiad (Women)D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. A Botez vs S Chevannes  1-059 2012 Chess Olympiad (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. Yeonhee Cho vs A Botez  0-129 2012 Chess Olympiad (Women)C00 French Defense
19. S Wafa vs A Botez  ½-½51 2012 Chess Olympiad (Women)C12 French, McCutcheon
20. Hoang Thi Bao Tram vs A Botez  1-035 2014 Chess Olympiad (Women)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
21. A Botez vs Jenid Figueroa Calderon  1-024 2014 Chess Olympiad (Women)E81 King's Indian, Samisch
22. S Ramsay vs A Botez  0-134 2014 Chess Olympiad (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
23. A Botez vs J Kochetkova 0-136 2014 Chess Olympiad (Women)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
24. A Botez vs M Nevioselaya 1-0116 2014 Chess Olympiad (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
25. K Newrkla vs A Botez  0-152 2014 Chess Olympiad (Women)C11 French
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  wordfunph: beooootifulllll Alexandra Botez!

taken from..

Feb-01-12  King Death: Damn, what'll she be like when she grows up?
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  Shams: This very sweet young lady is a fixture in Seattle chess, for a few months more at least. No surprise she has been on the cover of "Northwest Chess".

She won a full ride to Texas Tech by winning a national girls open tournament this past year! I couldn't believe it when I heard it. That's worth far more than First Prize at the U.S. Championships.

I played her once last year in a tournament game. She played the MacCutcheon variation of the French defense and I played the 6.Bc1!? line that I am fond of right now. After 22 moves she blundered catastrophically in a more or less equal position.

Haven't spoken too much with her father but he also seems to be her trainer. Clearly he has done a great job.

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  Cemoblanca: Smart & Beautiful! What a nice combination! :)
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  Cemoblanca: & a profile pic would be very nice! ;)

She certainly deserves it! :)

Nov-02-13  John Abraham: this would make nice profile pic
or maybe this one
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  cro777: Is she world's prettiest chess player? Social media thinks so.

A perfect concoction of beauty and intelligence.

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