The Top 10 Hottest Chess Players in the World

Chess is a very mental game and for a long time, it has been dominated by males.

However, there are also very talented female chess players who bring to the table not only brains but beauty too.

Every day, so many people ask, who are the hottest chess players in the world?

We’ve done our research and came out with a list of some hot chess players from different countries worldwide.

These chess players are beautiful and sexy but don’t be fooled by their looks because some of them are Chess Grandmasters that will beat you any time in a game of chess.

So without further ado, here they are.

Chess PlayerCountry
Alexandra BotezCanada
Natalia PogoninaRussia
Regina PokornaSlovak-Austrian
Dorsa DerakhshaniIran
Anna MuzychukUkraine
Anna UsheninaUkraine
Alisa MelekhinaUkraine
Lanita StetskoBelarus
Anna RudolfHungary
The Polgar Sisters (Susan, Sofia & Judith)Hungary

The Top 10 Hottest Chess Players in the World

The Polgar Sisters (Susan, Sofia & Judith)

The Polgar sisters are one of the most famous female chess players in the world. They all started playing chess at a very young age when their father taught them.

At the age of 15 years and 4 months, Judit Polgar (the youngest of the three sisters) became the youngest chess Grandmaster in 1992, breaking the record previously held by Bobby Fischer.

During her career she defeated 11 current or former world champions in rapid or classical chess.

Judit Polgar is generally considered the strongest female chess player of all time and was the No. 1 rated Woman Grandmaster in the world for 26 years.

Anna Ushenina

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Anna Ushenina is a beautiful Ukrainian chess grandmaster who was Women’s World Chess Champion from 2012 to 2013.

She was introduced to the game of chess by her mother at the age of seven and became the Ukrainian Girls’ under 20 champion at the age of 15.

In 2003, Anna Ushenina was awarded a chess woman grandmaster title and received the International Master title in 2007.

In 2012, Ushenina became the Women’s World Chess Champion and was was voted Ukraine’s best female chess player of 2012.

Ushenina is not only talented on the chess board, but she is also a very hot chess player.

Natalia Pogonina

Natalia Pogonina is a female Russian Grandmaster and is the runner-up of the Women’s World Chess Championship 2015.

She started playing chess at the age of 5 when she was taught by her grandfather.

From there, she started studying chess in school and in 1998, Natalia won won the Russian under-14 girls championship.

She won two gold medals at the European Youth Chess Championship in 2000 and 2003 and became a Woman Grandmaster in 2004.

Apart from playing, she is a chess blogger, and also a host and commentator of chess events.

Anna Rudolf

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Anna Rudolf is a beautiful Hungarian chess player who holds the title of FIDE titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster.

She started playing with her sister at the age of four. In 1999, she qualified for the World Youth Chess Championships where she came out in the top 10.

Since then, Anna Rudolf has won several chess tournaments including; European Individual Women’s Chess Championship, European Team Chess Championship and represented Hundary at the Chess Olympiad.

Anna Rudolf is also chess commentator, Twitch live streamer, and YouTuber with hundreds of thousands of followers on her social media accounts.

Elisabeth Pähtz

Elisabeth Pähtz is a German chess Woman Grandmaster that makes it on our list of the hottest chess players in the world.

Her father, Thomas Pähtz is a chess grandmaster and he taught her how to play chess.

At the age of nine, Elisabeth won her first German championship, in the under-11 age group. In 2002, she became the World Youth Champion of the girls’ under-18 age group, and in 2005, the World Junior Girls Champion

She became a Woman Grandmaster in 2021 and won the International Master title in 2004.

Alisa Melekhina

hottest chess player

Alisa Melekhina is a Russian American hot chess player who hold a Chess Women’s International Master title.

She was born in Russia but moved to the United States at the age of two when her parents immigrated to Booklyn, New York.

Alissa was taught how to lay chess by her father at the age of 5 and finished  top 10 at the World Youths and World Junior Chess Championships.

She is also a practicing lawyer after graduating from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2011 at the age of 20.

Anna Muzychuk

hottest chess player

Anna Muzychuk is a chess prodigy from Ukrain who is also one of the hottest chess players in the world.

She grew up in a chess family and started playing chess at the age of two.

Anna won her first chess championship at the age of six when she won the European Youth Chess Championships in the under-8 girls’ category.

At the age of 17, she the International Master (IM) title and became a chess Woman Grandmaster at age 21.

Muzychuk is a three-time world champion in fast chess and specializes in playing under pressure.

She comes to the chess board with charming looks and talents making her one of hottest chess players in the world.

Regina Pokorna

Regina Pokorna is a stunning Slovak-Austrian chess beauty who holds the title of Woman Grandmaster.

She started playing chess as a kid and won her first chess competition in 1992 when she won the European girls under 10 championship.

She followed up that by winning three Slovak girls under 18 championship in 1996, 1997 and 1999.

She has represented Slovakia in three European Women’s Team Chess Championships and won the team gold medal in 1999.

Regina definitely represents beauty with brains.

Dorsa Derakhshani

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Dorsa Derakhshani is a hot chess player from Iran who currently represents the US in International chess competitions.

Dorsa first gained attention in 2012 when she won three gold medals at the Asian Youth Chess Championships in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

However, she fell out with the Iranan Chess Federation in 2017 when she played at the Gibraltar Chess Festival without wearing a hijab.

Since then, Dorsa has been playing in the United States while also studying at the University of Missouri.

Dorsa is also an accredited FIDE journalist and trainer.

Alexandra Botez

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Without a doubt, Alexandra Botez is the hottest chess player in the world right now.

Born in the US and raised in Canada, the American-Canadian player first won the U.S. Girls Nationals at age 15. She has also been a five-time Canadian National Girls Champion in Chess.

Alexandra Botez is also a Twitch streamer and Youtuber with hundred of thousands of followers. She crowns our list of the hottest chess players in the world.


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