Irina Krush

Irina Krush (Ukrainian: Ірина Круш, Russian: Ири́на Круш; born December 24, 1983) is an American chess International Grandmaster (GM) who has won the U.S. Women's Chess Championship in 1998, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2013. On the October 2013 FIDE rating list for women, Krush has a FIDE rating of 2502, 16th best among active female players, and first among active American female players.Krush was born in Odessa, USSR (now Ukraine).