Grandmaster Nadezda (Nadya) Kosintseva
Grandmaster Nadezda (Nadya) Kosintseva is a Russian FIDE Grandmaster. She represented the Russian national chess team for more than twenty years. As a member of the Russian national chess team, GM Kosintseva won two chess Olympiads (2010 and 2012) as well as many individual and team prizes in the Russian, European and World tournaments. She is former #3 in the women world ranking and one of a few female chess players in the world who hold the FIDE Grandmaster title. GM Kosintseva started teaching chess in 2014 when she moved to the USA and her students have successfully represented themselves at national and international competitions.