050 Lessons & Lifestyle of a Pro Chess Player with IM Irina Bulmaga

Feb 28, 2023

We are finally back after a 6-week health hiatus!

Today’s guest is the #1 rated woman in Romania: IM Irina Bulmaga.

Irina is a professional chess player who is working full-time chasing the GM title as an adult.

Another impressive stat?

Irina has been in the FIDE Top 100-rated Women in the world since 2012. 

In a career full of amazing accomplishments, Irina has represented Romania in seven Chess Omplyiads since 2010.

As a humble club player, I’m always impressed by those who are so good at chess they can make it a competitive career. 

So, in this episode, we chat about the lessons she’s learned in her many years of chess. 

Plus, we discuss what will it take for her to make the leap from IM to GM?

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