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August 10th, 2012

2012 Istanbul Chess Olympiads Women Russian Team T. & N. Kosintseva, Gunina, Kosteniuk, Pogonina

Chess Queen Kosteniuk will play the 2012 Istanbul OlympiadsNext week I am flying to Moscow for our team’s preparation for the upcoming Istanbul 2012 Chess Olympiads. The World Chess Olympiad is an enormous chess event, up to now already at least 160 countries registered to play in Istanbul! The women’s Russian national team comprises, in order of boards: Tatiana Kosintseva, Valentina Gunina, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Alexandra Kosteniuk, and Natalija Pogonina. Our team should be one of the favorite to win, and we are the defending champions gold medal winners from the 2010 Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiads.

Russian chess team at the 2012 Istanbul Olympiads

Watch a TV clip from Russian TV: 1001news-2012_07_12-18_18_56

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Posted by Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk
12th womens’ world chess champion

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9 Responses to “2012 Istanbul Chess Olympiads Women Russian Team T. & N. Kosintseva, Gunina, Kosteniuk, Pogonina”

  1. Claire, Martha's Vineyard, US says:

    all the best to the russian team go great chess queen as you do all the best

  2. Chiumbo, Kenya says:

    all the best for new expedition

  3. Sebastian Wolff, Washington says:

    train well play well you have the russian honor to uphold ;)

  4. andre, barcelona says:


  5. Jason Bourne, Los Angeles says:

    Best of luck to the russian girls

  6. R7-Android Super 17 says:

    The power of the female team of Russia has been unleashed.

    Эта команда кажется непревзойденной

    В сборной России два из моих любимых шахматисток.

    Александра Костенюк, Татьяна Косинцева

    Я не могу ждать, чтобы увидеть эти женщины раскрыть лучшие шахматные Олимпиады.

  7. alexis cochran, nz says:

    Love Light and the GOLD For YOU Chess Queen Alexandra :)

  8. sandra, rome says:

    all the best do well gold for you chess queen

  9. R7-Android Super 17 says:

    Я люблю эту девушку