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.



January 3-13: Sharjah International Cup for Women (Sharjah, UAE)

January 20-31: Gibraltar Masters (Gibraltar)

February 8-9: 4NCL (Daventry, England)

February 15-16: Bundesliga (Stuttgart, Germany)

February 20-1 March: Batavia GM Round Robin (Amsterdam, Netherlands)



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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