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Archive for April, 2008

April 25th, 2008

Buy Chess DVD Ruy Lopez by Alexandra KosteniukAlexandra’s DVD of her lecture on the Ruy Lopez is finally ready and available for $14 + s&h $6 = $20. If you’d like to support Alexandra by buying her DVD, please click here.

April 16th, 2008

Chess Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk gave a simul at Columbia University in New YorkWe are happy to present to you Alexandra’s complete lecture on the Ruy Lopez Opening, which she gave at the Marshall Chess Club on April 12, 2008. The lecture is in video format, completely free for you to watch. The files are large, so please be patient while they load in your browser.
A) Intro (3 min., approx. 9 MB, Quicktime, or Flash)
B) Part 1 (26 min, approx. 65 MB, Quicktime, or Flash)
C) Part 2 (27 min., approx. 70 MB, Quicktime, or Flash)
D) Part 3 (10 min., approx. 28 MB, Quicktime, or Flash)
E) Part 4 (15 min., approx. 38 MB, Quicktime, or Flash)
Due to the high cost of providing the bandwidth for this lecture, the links may be temporary. If you’d like to order a DVD of the lecture in full quality for $20, please contact Alexandra.

April 13th, 2008

Chess Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk gave a simul at Columbia University in New YorkAlexandra gave a simul to 29 sharp minds at New York’s fine Columbia University. Under a cool and windy day, the games were hard fought and Alexandra ended the day with 22 wins, 5 draws, counting two losses to Daniel Park and Conrad Ho, congratulations to all! Read Chris Morris-Lent’s Post on the University Blog by clicking here, and an article just came out in the Columbia Spectator, read it here. Exclusive: have a look at our photo album by clicking here and make sure to watch our 3-minute video review on either Chessmovies (quicktime) or on Tubechess (Flash).

April 12th, 2008

Alexandra kosteniukAlexandra would like to thank Dr. Frank Brady, President of the Marshal Chess Club, for his warm welcome in New York, this last weekend. Alexandra played in the Friday night Blitz tournament and gave a lecture on the Ruy Lopez on Saturday night. Alexandra will soon comment for you a near-perfect game she played against the winner of the tournament GM Paragua and we will also have video material from the lecture.