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Natalia Pogonina Becomes the Official Ambassador of Chess Heroz

Natalia Pogonina Becomes the Official Ambassador of Chess Heroz

Grandmaster Natalia Pogonina

Natalia Pogonina Becomes the Official Ambassador of Chess Heroz

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Tokyo (HEROZ, Inc.) – HEROZ, Inc. (HEROZ), providing mobile applications with Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Natalia Pogonina (Natalia), who is the Vice Women’s World Chess Champion, have mutually agreed to popularize Chess through a mobile app, “CHESS HEROZ”. From here on, Natalia Pogonina will be the official partner of HEROZ.

Natalia is a chess grandmaster and one of the best female chess players in the world. Since 2004 she has been a member of Team Russia and is the reigning Olympic Women's Chess Champion.

AI x mobile as the key concept, HEROZ takes on the challenge in the world stage, providing mobile applications with AI function such as Shogi Wars (Japanese Chess app) and other new apps in various fields. CHESS HEROZ is one new app released in 2014 with the world-class AI function, allowing online match-ups all around the world. Thanks to all chess players, fans and users, CHESS HEROZ has been featured in more than 50 countries, including Russia, US, UK, Germany and India etc, at the Google Play Store and at the App Store.

HEROZ has been impressed by Natalia’s charm, wisdom and fighting spirit. She does her best to excel in every chess tournament and to share with people all over the world the joy of playing the game. Natalia, at the same time, also appreciates HEROZ’s concept and way of thinking, which is how the agreement has come into effect.

From here on, Natalia will support CHESS HEROZ activities as the official ambassador. She will be online in CHESS HEROZ and look forward to playing with you. Some activities featuring Natalia will be announced in advance so that you can actually challenge her or see her in the app.

■Natalia's comment

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I am thrilled to become the official ambassador of CHESS HEROZ. I really love this app, which enables one to enjoy playing chess against people all over the world. Together we are planning some events, such as BLITZ marathon, so that chess fans could challenge me to a game during a predetermined period.

■About Natalia Pogonina

Born on March 9, 1985. A chess grandmaster and one of the best female chess players in the world. Since 2004 she has been a member of Team Russia.

■Some of Natalia’s main tournament results:

World Women’s Chess Championship: silver (2015)

European Women’s Chess Championship: bronze (2009)

Russian Women’s Chess Superfinal: gold (2012), silver (2010), bronze (2013)

International Women’s Chess Olympiad: gold (2014, 2012)

World Women’s Team Chess Championship: silver (2015, 2011), bronze (2013)

European Women’s Team Chess Championship: gold (2011), silver (2013)

European Women’s Chess Club Cup: gold (2011), silver (2013, 2007)

Winner of Moscow Open (2009), Rudenko Memorial (2007), Bykova Memorial (2005), Lvov Young Hopes (2002) and other international chess tournaments.

■About CHESS HEROZ

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CHESS HEROZ is a chess app that provides comfortable, speedy and free online match-ups with the use of world-class AI. With fantastic graphics and clean user interface, it allows players to play with anyone anywhere around the world. It has been featured globally at the Google Play Store and the App Store.

-App Name: CHESS HEROZ

-Price: free (optional item charging)

-Compatibility: iOS 7.0 or after (iPhone or iPad), Android 2.3 or after

-Apple AppStore: https://itunes.apple.com/app/chess-heroz/id834821134

-Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.co.heroz.chess&hl=ja

-Official web: http://pr.heroz.jp/chessheroz/

* All company, product, and service names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies.

【About HEROZ, Inc】

HEROZ is a company providing mobile apps using Artificial Intelligence (AI), which aims at offering services in the world with the concept “Surprising in mind”. It keeps on offering services and collaboration activities actively with the key word, AI x mobile.

【Contact Information】

HEROZ, Inc., Email: press@heroz.co.jp , URL: http://heroz.co.jp/

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