IM/WGM Irene Kharisma Sukandar

Twice Asian Women's Chess Champion. Five-time Olympian. Indonesia's top-ranked female since 2006 and first WGM.



Wins the Greg Hjorth Memorial (Melbourne, Australia) and Borneo Rapid (Malaysia) events.



August 14-18: Josef Kupper Memorial (Zurich, Switzerland)

July 20-31: Biel Open (Biel, Switzerland)

June 27-July 1: Gold Coast Open (Gold Coast, Australia)

June 6-16: Asian Continental (Xing Tai, China)

April 27-28: Langkawi International Open Rapid (Langkawi, Malaysia)

April 6-16: Asian Zonal 3.3 (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)

March 21-31: Sharjah Chess Masters (Sharjah, UAE)

March 6-14: HDBank Cup (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

February 2-9: Portugal Open (Lisbon, Portugal)

January 21-31: Gibraltar Masters (Gibraltar)



March 2019: Kartini Magazine

January 2019: Forbes Indonesia 30 Under 30

October 2017: TV Interview on Mutiara Indonesia 

August 2017: Endgame Magic with Karsten Mueller

August 2017: Chessbase Interview

April 2016: Forbes Indonesia 10 Inspiring Women

August 2014: Tromso Olympiad Press Conference

March 2013: Chessdom Interview



Twenty years after my first chess tournament, I am still in love with the game. As well as remaining an active player, I love sharing my knowledge and passion for chess to help others enjoy the same wonderful experiences that the game has given me.

I am available for private coaching and group workshops, lectures, simultaneous or other exhibitions, tournament reports and game analysis, commentary and of course tournaments.

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