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Archive for November, 2012

November 29th, 2012

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Hello everyone! I am working on a Newsletter in which I will let you know about my results, games, videos, activities, and offer super chess discounts for my Chess King Training suite of products. I will also run competitions with prizes, and inform you of how I am playing and where you can watch my games, in an applet or in video. You can sign up at one of several places, here on (right column),, or It’s enough to subscribe just once, just make sure you confirm you want to subscribe when the conformation email comes.

November 12th, 2012

Vedomosti’s Magazine features Chess Queen™ Kosteniuk and Gangi’s Scacco Matto GMT3

Alexandra Kosteniuk with scacco matte GMT3 of GangiThe November issue of Vedomosti’s magazine “Kak Potratit'” (translated as “How to Spend”), features 4 famous sports people who have lent their names to western brands of watches: 1. Alexandra Kosteniuk, 12th women’s world chess champion, who teamed up with Gangi to create the Scacco Matto GMT3, 2. Lionel Messi, soccer player of FC Barcelona, who lent his name to Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, 3. Alexei Nemov, 12-time Olympic medalist in Gymnastics who helped create the IWC Big Pilot Limited Edition, and last but not least 4. Evgeni Plushenko, the most well known figure skating star of all times, who has partnered with Ulysse Nardin Champion’s Diver Limited Edition watch. Read the full article here.

Read the press release of Alexandra’s cooperation with Gangi, Alexandra’s blog post with photos here, and all the photos of the Scacco Matto GMT3 Alexandra Kosteniuk.

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November 10th, 2012

Artist Natalia Vasilyeva paints Chess Queen™ Kosteniuk

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk painted by artist Natalia Vasilyeva navasyI would like to thank Moscow graphic artist Natalia Vasilyeva (have a look at her illustration blog) who made this very nice drawing of me. Natalia is well known on Instagram under the nick @navasy. Read the great write-up with Natalia’s illustrations is posted on AnnaRuska or simply visit Natalia’s own blog. I love Natalia’s style, she paints in Faber Castell Pastel and Watercolor pencils. Each painting is done on white paper and can take up to 12 hours. Very impressive!

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