Ekaterina Atalik

Ekaterina Atalik, born in 1982, is a Russian-Turkish International Master and Woman Grand Master. She has a successful chess record including 2006 Women’s European Champion and 2005 Mediterranean Champion. She was Turkish Champion in 2008 and 2016. In 2016 she won the 15th Prague Open with an exceptional 8/9 performance, one point ahead of the rest of the field.

In the next interesting game Atalik outplays a tough opponent, Grand Master Kateryna Lahno, by showing an extraordinary tactical ability and a solid opening preparation.

Analysis by FIDE Master and FIDE Trainer Amador González de la Nava