Mother-Daughter Chess Players

 

Woman Grandmaster Naira Agababean (1951- ) of Moldaviais the mother of Woman Grandmaster and International Master Almira Skripchenko (1976- ), who now lives in France.

 

Former Womenís World Champion Olga Rubtsova of Russia is the mother of Woman Grandmaster Elena Fatalibekova.

 

Woman Grandmaster and International Master Cristina-Adela Foisor is the mother of Woman Grandmaster Sabina Francesca Foisor and Woman FIDE Master Mihaela-VeronicaFoisor.

 

Woman International Master Svetlana Agrest (1966- ) is the mother of Woman International Master Inna Agrest.

 

Nonna Karakashyan (1940- ), 3-time winner of the Azerbaijan womenís championship, is the mother of Woman International Master Narine Karakashian.

 

Elana Donaldson-Akmilovskaya (1957-2012) was a woman grandmaster.Her mother, a Soviet chess master, qualified several times for the USSR Womenís Championship.

 

In 2012, Ghazala Shabbir and her daughter Fatima Shabbit, both of Pakistan, played in the 2012 Chess Olympiadin Instanbul.This is the first time a mother/daughter pair played in the same Olumpiad.

 

Barbara Hund, born in 1959, is a woman grandmaster. She was born 13 days after her mother, Juliane,
played in the German Womenís Chess Championship. Her sister, Isabel Hund (1962- ), is also a strong chess master.

 

 

Father-Daughter

Sergey Belavenets (1910-1942) was a strong Russian master.His daughter, Ludmilla, born in 1940,
won the 4th Womenís World Correspondence Chess Championship in 1992

Isaac Boleslavsky (1919-1977) was a Soviet GM. His daughter, Tatiana (1946- ), was a chess player who married GM David Bronstein (1924-2006).

Thomas Paehtz was a German GM. His daughter, Elisabeth Paehtz (1985- ), is a WGM and IM

International Master Gorn Vojinovic is the father of Jovana Vojinovic, a Woman Grandmaster.