Top 10 Best Female Chess Grandmasters Right Now

10. Antoaneta Stefanova

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Antoaneta Stefanova

On this list of the top 10 female chess grandmasters right now, this 42-year-old Bulgarian woman holds onto the tenth spot with beauty and brains. She learned to play chess from none other than her father, who also taught her, and in addition to being a grandmaster, she also held the title of women's chess champion from 2004 to 2006.

09. Alexandra Kosteniuk

Alexandra Kosteniuk

This Russian chess player is ranked ninth on this list due to both her attractive appearance and her well developed mind. At the age of 17, she made it all the way to the finals of the women's world championship.

08. Kateryna Lagno

Kateryna Lagno

This stunning chess player is a grandmaster, a female grandmaster, and now holds the position of 2549, according to the global chess federation. She is from Russia but is originally from Ukraine. Since December 2018, her peak rating has been 2560. Even though she is only 31 years old, she has already earned all these titles.

07. Marie Sebag

Marie Sebag

If this isn't the ideal marriage of intelligence and beauty, then nothing is. A French chess player who was born in Paris and is currently 34 years old and ranked seventh on this list of the top 10 greatest female grandmasters in the world currently has the title of grandmaster.

06. Hou Yifan

Hou Yifan

At age 12, this brilliant Chinese chess player is the youngest participant in the women's world championship. She now holds the titles of grandmaster and lady grandmaster, as well as champion of the women's world championship from 2010 through 2012 and 2013 through 2015. She is 28 years old.

05. Monika Socko

Monika Socko

A 44-year-old grandmaster from Poland, she plays chess beautifully. She also holds the distinction of being a female grandmaster. She holds the fifth spot on this list of the top 10 female chess grandmasters right now not only because she excels at the game of chess but also because she is a stunning beauty queen with an extraordinary mind.

04. Natalia Zhukova

Natalia Zhukova

One of the most attractive female grandmasters in the world of chess is a 42-year-old Ukrainian woman. Her highest rating was 2499, and as of right now, the world chess federation gives her a rating of 2482. Both beautiful and intelligent, it is.

03. Valentina Gunina

Valentina Gunina

The expression "beauty with brain" is redefined by this 30-year-old Russian woman who is one of the youngest to begin a career in the game of chess. She is already a Woman Grandmaster and bears the rank of Grandmaster. With a ranking of 2548, she is one of the most attractive chess players under the age of 32.

02. Irina Krush

Irina Krush

There is no doubt as to why this brainy beauty is the runner-up on this list. This 37-year-old married female chess player hails from the US. She obtained the title of Grandmaster four years ago, and she now holds it. She is one of the most attractive chess players in the world and currently holds a rating of 2422.

01. Anna Ushenina

Anna Ushenina

This 36-year-old Ukrainian woman's accomplishments as a Grandmaster and the 2012–13 women's world championship victor put her at the top of our list for obvious reasons. She currently has a rating of 2448, but in 2007 she reached her highest rating of 2502. She is currently among the top 10 female grandmasters in chess.