Women's Chess Facts: Did You Know ....

There are current 37 women who hold the Grandmaster title

Here is the list of women who hold the Grandmaster title and how they achieved the title (earn via norms/rating, via special awards, or by being the European Women's Champion or Women's World Champions, etc.)

Nona Gaprindashvili was the first to be awarded the GM title. I was the first to earn the GM title with 3 norms and 2500+ rating.


​Source: Wikipedia

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