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Archive for July, 2003

July 30th, 2003

Articles about Alexandra Kosteniuk Thanks to Alexandra’s many fans, we have added to our collection of ARTICLES and ADS about Alexandra Kosteniuk. We continue to have a database of GAMES played by Alexandra, viewable and playable in an applet. We are also testing a database of VIDEO CLIPS about Alexandra. We continue our PERMANENT COMPETITION, in which if you help us add to our list of articles, we will give out PRIZES! Thanks and Good Luck! 🙂 Note that you can see all news of 2003 if you click HERE . Note that the 30th of July is Alexandra’s CAT (called Kaissa in honour of the Goddess of chess) 10th birthday!

July 23rd, 2003

Alexandra is in Bienne again (Switzerland)
Alexandra is playing in the Bienne Masters Open in the famous chess city of Biel/Bienne (Switzerland). The tournament is as usual very strong with more than 20 (male) GrandMasters present. Good Luck, Alexandra! Look at our photos here!

July 12th, 2003

Alexandra is in Silvaplana (Switzerland)
Alexandra is playing in the Swiss National Championship in the beautiful village of Silvaplana (Eastern part of Switzerland). She is enjoying the beautiful weather, the lake, the mountains. Look at our photos here!

July 8th, 2003

Alexandra Sacrifices a Rook and wins at the World Open 2003
Thanks to Alexandra’s many fans who sent good wishes, Alexandra was brilliant at the World Open in Philadelphia (37 GM’s present!), getting 6.5 points out of 9 (6 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses), only 0.5 points behind the winners, among which GM’s Smirin, Onitschuk, Yudasin, Ehlvest, Goldin, Shabalov, Wojtkevicz, Zaitschik, Annakov and IM Firman. See the results here. She did a good performance by drawing the tournament’s highest rated player, GM Smirin in the 6th round, and we are pleased to offer to you her magnificent win in the last round, against FM Lev Milman. You can watch the game by clicking here . Alexandra is now travelling from the USA to the beautiful village of Silvaplana (Switzerland) to take part in the Swiss National Open Championship that will start on July 10.