Nadya Ortiz

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Nadya Ortiz at the 2008 Chess Olympiad
Surname Nadya Karolina Ortiz Aguirre
Association ColombiaColombia Colombia
Born October 20, 1986
title International Master of Women (2003)
Grand Master of Women (2011)
Current  Elo rating 2153 (December 2019)
Best Elo rating 2305 (April 2007)
Tab at the FIDE (English)

Nadya Karolina Ortiz Aguirre (born October 20, 1986 in Ibagué ) is a Colombian chess player .


Nadya Ortiz learned to play chess from her father when she was six years old. She began studying electrical engineering at the Universidad de Ibagué, but then changed with a chess scholarship at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College to there computer science to study. She graduated in December 2011 and then studied information security at Purdue University in West Lafayette , Indiana .


In 1999 she won the Colombian School Championship U12 (female) in Pereira . She won the Colombian women's individual championship once, in 2001 in Medellín . In 2003 she won the Pan-American U18 championship for women in Bogotá . For this victory, she received the title of International Women's Champion (WIM). In 2005 she won the Central American U20 Women's Championship, which was held at the Dalkeith Methodist Church Hall in Bridgetown , Barbados .

For the Colombian women's national team, she played at the Chess Olympiads in 2000 on the third board, in 2002 on the second board and in 2004 , 2006 , 2008 and 2010 on the top board. At the Chess Olympiads she has a positive overall result of 39 points from 70 games.

Since June 2011 she has held the title of Grand Master of Women (WGM). The standards for this she achieved in her winning the Central American Individual Championship U20 female in 2003 in San Cristóbal (Venezuela) as well as its interim result of 6.5 points from 9 matches at the Chess Olympiad in 2010. In February 2015 they would be behind Paula Andrea Rodriguez Rueda in second place the Colombian Elo women's ranking, but it is listed as inactive because it has not played a rated game since the World Open in Philadelphia in July 2012 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Portrait on the UTB / TSC website (English)
  2. 12th Pan-American U18 Championship for Women Youth (Portuguese)
  3. Nadya Karolina Ortiz 'results at the women's chess Olympiads on (English)
  4. WGM application to FIDE (English; PDF , 901 kB)