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March 9th, 2009

Alexandra Kosteniuk is named co-chair of the FIDE Women committee of FIDE

We are pleased to report that today World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk was
named co-chairman
of the FIDE Commission for Women’s Chess. This appointment is in addition to the Presidential Board Member role she currenly holds. She will co-chair this committee with S. Polgar and work with eminent chess figures such as Xie Jun, Chiburdanidze, Stefanova, Xu Yuhua, Zhu Chen, Gaprindashvili, Dapiran and Baquero. Note that all 8 women world champions since 1962 will work in this Commission! May Women Chess flourish under these champions leadership!

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