Anastasiya (FIDE. Id : 14105071) (WGM from Ukraine & Chess Promoter, Journalist, Photographer, Chesskid ambassador, Founder of chess4peace.com. Member of ECU Social Commission.
Anastasiya is involved in chess since her early childhood. As a player, she has been a winner and medallist in the Ukrainian and European Youth Championships. In 2003 she was awarded by FIDE the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
In 2008 Anastasiya became active in journalism and chess photography. Since 2010 she worked as a press officer of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) during the strongest FIDE events worldwide, including World Championship Matches (Moscow 2012, Chennai 2013, Sochi 2014, New York 2016), Chess Olympiads, Grand Prix events, Candidates and many other FIDE and private chess tournaments.
Her interviews with organizers, sponsors and top players from all these events are countless, including hundreds of hours analyzing live chess games. Her articles, reports, and photographs have been published in numerous chess magazines and websites. Anastasiya also holds a Master’s degree in law from the National Law Academy of Ukraine. Since 2015 lived in Athens, Greece.
Since September 2021 actively involved in the Pilot project FIDE/UNCHR Girls Club “Chess for protection” Kakuma 2021/2022. As part of the FIDE Girls Club initiative, WGM Anastasiya Karlovich, WFM, IA Shohreh Bayat and WFM Martina Skogvall created a Curriculum that will be used to teach chess in refugee camps.
Since the start of the war in Ukraine, she is involved in different fund-raising events and initiatives. Created chess4peace.com website with chess Ukrainian Chess NFTs to raise money to support Ukrainian children.