Serbian IM Alisa Maric, once finalist in Candidate matches for Women's World Championship, will be on Anatoly Karpov's ticket for FIDE elections as candidate for FIDE Vice-President, Blic.rs reported. Consequently, the Executive Board of the Serbian Chess Federation supported Karpov's nomination.
Alisa Maric holds titles of women's grandmaster (WGM) and men's international master (IM) in chess and PhD in Economics. The remarkable achievements in chess made her best Serbian and best American-born female chess player ever. She is also university professor in Marketing, member of Presidential Board of Serbian Olympic Committee and winner of prestigious national awards.
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