International Master (2020); Woman Grandmaster (2019).
Born in Taraz,3 Kazakhstan, Assaubayeva played her first chess game at the age of four,4 taught by her grandfather.5 She won her first city championship when she was six years old.4 She achieved the title of Woman FIDE Master in 2011, at the age of 7, when she won the World Youth Championships in Caldas Novas, Brazil in the Girls U8 section. Assaubayeva also competed in artistic gymnastics being a champion of Astana several times.4 In 2016 she moved with her family to live in Moscow and switched her federation affiliation to Russia. Assaubayeva won a gold medal at the World Cadets Championships in Batumi, Georgia in the Girls U12 category,citation needed and the next year, she won a silver in the Girls U14 division in Montevideo, Uruguay.6 Also in 2017, at the age of 13, Assaubayeva competed in the European Individual Championship in Minsk.3 She won three games, lost three and drew four, gaining a norm for the title of International Master.7
In 2019 Assaubayeva decided to move back to Kazakhstan and switched her national federation to her native country;8 she never applied for the Russian citizenship while living in Russia.9 In March 2019 she made her debut in the Kazakhstani national team at the Women's World Team Championship on the 3rd and 2nd boards and gained 5 points out of 9; the result was the best in the team.10
In December 2021, she finished second behind Alexandra Kosteniuk in the Women's World Rapid Championship, held in Warsaw, Poland. 2 days later she became the Women's World Blitz champion, winning the event held with a round to spare and a score of 14/17, winning 13 games.
Wikipedia article: Bibisara Assaubayeva