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May 5th, 2011

Kosteniuk visits Macedonia, day 2

Hello everyone!

As I promised earlier here is the post about my second day in Skopje.

The day started with a morning TV-show program recording.  Read more…

May 2nd, 2011

Kosteniuk visits Macedonia, day 1

Hello everybody!

Right now I’m in Skopje, the capital of FYROM (Makedonija). I was invited to Macedonia by the company Asseco (Асеко) in order to promote chess in the country. This company believes that chess can help kids perform better in school and later on in life. That’s why after the opening a chess club in Skopje which I visited today, they are also planning on starting chess programs in the schools of the Macedonia. They invited me to the country because they want to break the image of chess as a boring game for middle-aged people and bring more youth and kids to the game.
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