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Archive for July, 2009

July 26th, 2009

World Chess Champion and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk new book is coming out

Alexandra is very glad to announce that her new book “Diary of a Chess Queen” will soon be hitting the shelves. It will be published on December 1, 2009 and available to ship right after that. She spent almost 6 months writing this book and has put all her heart and effort into it. Over 1/3 is text and the rest are her best 64 chess games, commented very deeply. Anatoly Karpov wrote the introduction to the book. You can find out more about it and pre-order it now on and Alexandra will autograph it for you, for an pre-order price of only $22.95. A collector’s must have, and the perfect gift for a chess player near you!

July 25th, 2009

World Chess Champion and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk has advertising contracts

We just got hold of the promotional photos of Alexandra connected with her work with Zimaletto (clothing brand), Straight Up Chess (vertical wall-mounted chess board), and Jewelry by Juliana (necklaces and rings). Feel free to browse the exclusive new photo album and vote for the photos you like best. Remember you can always communicate with Alexandra either on Facebook, or on Twitter, or on YouTube (on all three her nickname is “chessqueen”, or on her chess blog chess blog.

July 12th, 2009

World Chess Champion and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk will give a simul in Indianapolis U.S. Open

Hurry to signup for the official U.S. Open Simul that Alexandra Kosteniuk will be giving at the U.S. Open in Indianapolis, on August 5th at 6PM. Reservations are now being accepted–please email or call
931-787-1234 ex 147. You can also sign up at the USCF webstore. The cost is $50, but kids Under 18 and anyone who wins will get a free autographed DVD from Alexandra. The simul is capped at 50 players, so sign up today! You can find the official announcement from the USCF here.

July 11th, 2009

The First Alexandra Kosteniuk Chess Cup took place

The 1st Alexandra Kosteniuk Chess Camp took place today at the Miami Chess Academy, and over $1,000 of prizes were awarded. Every kid got a medal and a prize, with the top winner in the General category going to Robert Perez, congratulations! Next came Jose Diaz and Jonathan Lau. The top girl in the tournament was Annaby Pozo. More details can be found on . This is the first USA tournament conducted by Alexandra, and she counts on the second edition next year to be bigger and better.

July 9th, 2009

World Chess Champion and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk is on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

We’ve made it easy for you to connect with current Women’s World Chess Champion and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk: On the major social networks, her nickname is “chessqueen”. So don’t be shy and add her as a friend on Facebook, follow her on Twitter, and of course subscribe to her chess videos on YouTube. And once you’re “connected”, tell her if you agree that chess is cool!

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