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Monika Krupa

Monika Krupa, Karpacz 2008
Country Poland
Born 3 December 1977
Wrocław, Poland
Title Woman Grandmaster (2008)
Peak rating 2309 (01.10.2006)

Monika Krupa (born 3 December 1977), née Aksiuczyc, is a Poland chess Woman Grandmaster (2008).

Chess career

Between 1991 and 1994 she won the Polish Junior Chess Championship's titles. Four times (1991, 1994, 1996, and 1997) represented Poland at the World Junior Chess Championship. The best result was eighth place in 1997 in Medellín in categorie under the age of 20. In 1995 she first time appeared in the Polish Women's Chess Championship's final and taking fifth place. Later Monika won silver medal in 1997. She won gold (2011), 2 silver (2008, 2010) and bronze (2009) medals in Polish Women's Team Chess Championships.

Monika Krupa played for Poland in European Team Chess Championship:

The winner in the Swiss-system tournaments in Olomouc (1998), Lubniewice (2002), Wroclaw (2005) and Olomouc tournament Proclient Cup (2006). In 2008 she placed third in tournament in Mariánské Lázně and complete third norm for Woman Grandmaster title.

Currently she represents the color of Wroclaw club "Polonia". Monika also known as Scrabble and Sudoku player.

In 2013 Monika together with her husband Krzysztof released book "Królestwo geniuszu i fantazji" ("The Kingdom of genius and imagination") (ISBN 978-83-934672-1-1), which preface wrote the Grandmaster Vassily Ivanchuk.