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Archive for December, 2009

December 31st, 2009

Kosteniuk Book Signings

Women’s World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk invites you to either or both of her Miami book “Diary of a Chess Queen” signing sessions, that will take place on January 7 at 7 PM at the Aventura Barnes & Noble, and on January 11 at 8 PM at the Coral Gables Books & Books. She will give a talk, answer any questions, and autograph her book for you and for your loved ones.

December 30th, 2009

Kosteniuk Christmas Comic

Alexandra just published Episode #35 of her Chess is Cool Audio Podcast. It’s filled with news about her chess tournaments of this last fall, and more than 50 tips to play better blitz chess.

December 17th, 2009

Kosteniuk Christmas Comic

Alexandra is pleased to share with you her Christmas Chess Comic. It’s available at no cost to schools and scholastic publications, just contact Alexandra to get the original.

December 15th, 2009

Kosteniuk wishes you a Merry Christmas

Alexandra has created 2 Merry Christmas Postcards for you to share with your friends, see the FIRST one, and the SECOND one. She wishes all her fans to have Love in their hearts, Happiness in their lives, and some Chess during the holidays.

December 4th, 2009

Kosteniuk wins the ACP Rapid Cup

We have 3 fresh photos from today’s prize ceremony where Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk was awarded the Top Prize in the First ACP Women’s Rapid Cup, with an unprecedented result of 10 out of 11 points. The photos are GOLD, TOP3, ALL PLAYERS. Please monitor for more news from Alexandra herself. NEW! Read Alexandra’s exclusive post about this tournament.

December 3rd, 2009

Kosteniuk wins the ACP Rapid Cup

Women’s World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk has displayed a fantastic result at the First ACP Women Rapid Cup in Konya, Turkey, by winning 10 of her 11 games, two full points ahead of her closest competitor Viktorija Cmilyte, who ended up with 8, then Tatiana Kosintseva 7.5, Pia Cramling and Monika Socko 7, Nadezhda Kosintseva 6.5, etc. (see crosstable). Alexandra’s performance corresponds to an impressive 2746 ELO. She will chessblog about it a little later today.

December 2nd, 2009

Diary of a Chess Queen and DVD in stock

We have just found out that Alexandra’s new book “Diary of a Chess Queen” and new DVD “My Best Games” will be in stock on December 9, and will ship on December 10. Order your copies for yourself or your loved ones in time for Holiday delivery. Free personal autograph for every order. More information can be found on

December 2nd, 2009

World Chess Champion and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk is featured on

Alexandra Kosteniuk is featured on the USCF’s official web site with a nice article by Jennifer Shahade, with the title “Women’s World Champion Kosteniuk on Endgames, Blitz and Coming to Dallas”.