Regina Narva

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Regina Narva
Full name Regina Rõtova
Country  Soviet Union
Born (1970-05-19) 19 May 1970 (age 48)
Tallinn, Estonia
Title Woman FIDE Master

Regina Narva (born 19 May 1970), née Rõtova, is an Estonian chess Woman FIDE Master (2007).


Narva was born in Tallinn, the daughter of Estonian chess players Boris Rõtov (1937–1987) and Merike Rõtova (1936– ).[1]

In the Estonian Women's Chess Championship, Regina Narva has won gold (2011), silver (1989) and 5 bronze medals (1987, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2014).[2] In 2013, she won the Estonian Rapid Chess Championship.[3]

Regina Narva played for Estonia in three Chess Olympiads:[4]

Regina Narva played for Estonia in the European Team Chess Championship:[5]

  • In 2007, at third board in Heraklion (+0 −1 =7).

Her husband Jaan Narva (1958 – ) is a FIDE master (2004).[6] They have two chess-playing daughters Triin Narva (1994– ) and Mai Narva (1999– ). In 2014 and 2016 Mai Narva won the Estonian Women's Chess Championship and she is European U16 Girls Champion 2014. In the 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromsø, Norway, all three played for the Estonian Women's team: Mai board 1, Triin Board 3, and Regina Board 5 (first reserve).


  1. ^ Regina Narva
  2. ^ Eesti meistrid 1923—2005 Archived 2012-01-18 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Regina Narva (Regina Rõtova)
  4. ^ Women's Chess Olympiads :: Regina Narva
  5. ^ European Women's Team Chess Championship :: Regina Narva
  6. ^ FIDE Chess Profile: Narva, Jaan

External links

  • Regina Narva rating card at FIDE
  • Regina Narva player profile and games at
  • Regina Narva  player profile at
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