Dinara Saduakassova

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Dinara Saduakassova (born 31 October 1996)[1] is a Kazakhstani chess player who holds the FIDE title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).


Born in Astana, Kazakhstan,[1] she won the World Youth Chess Championships twice, in the girls under-14 category in 2010[2] and girls under-18 in 2014.[3]

When she participated in the 2012 Olympiad in Istambul, she was, at the age of fifteen, the youngest player, and her performance there resulted in her being awarded the Woman Grand Master title. That same year, she shared first place at the Moscow Open.[4]

She played for the Kazakhstani national team in four Women's Chess Olympiads (2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014), two Women's World Team Chess Championships (2013 and 2015), three Women's Asian Nations Cups (2012, 2014, and 2016), and 2011 World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad. She won the team bronze medal in the 2016 Women's Asian Nations Cup in Abu Dhabi.[5][6] In 2015 Saduakassova played for Macedonian team "Gambit Asseco SEE" that won the silver medal in the Women's European Club Cup in Skopje.[7]

In August 2016, Saduakassova won the World Junior Girls Championship in Bhubaneswar, India.[8] As a result, she qualifies to the 2018 Women's World Chess Championship.



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