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Ekaterina Korbut

Ekaterina Korbut in Heraklion
Full name Ekaterina Valerievna Korbut
Country Russia
Born 9 February 1985
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Title International master (2007)
Woman Grandmaster (2001)
Peak rating 2468 (April 2008)

Ekaterina Valerievna Korbut (born February 9 1985 in Tashkent) is a Russian chess player, who holds the titles of International master and Woman Grandmaster. She won the World Junior Chess Championship (Girls) in 2004, and the Russian women's championship in 2006.

She competed in the Women's World Chess Championship 2006 but went out to Anna Ushenina in the first round. She qualified for the 2008 championship but did not take part.

She has played no serious chess since 2008; according to her friend Ekaterina Atalik she married and had a daughter, and is now focused on her family life.

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