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July 22nd, 2013

Chess Queen Kosteniuk writes History in Switzerland

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk wins both National Swiss Chess TitlesFor the first time in Switzerland’s 113-year chess history, a woman has been able to win both the women’s and men’s national chess titles. Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk has conquered the top step on both podiums last week in Grächen, Switzerland. Read about it below and check out our exclusive photos of the event.

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August 24th, 2011

Kosteniuk in Neuchâtel Switzerland on September 3

Hello everybody!

Alexandra is now playing at the Russian Women’s Superfinal, but already next week, she will be giving a chess simultaneous exhibition in the charming Swiss city of Neuchâtel. Look below at the poster of the event, Read more…

July 16th, 2011

Kosteniuk 2011 Swiss Chess960 Champion

Hi everybody!
Today I am pleased to report that at the Biel Chess Festival I showed a good result in the 2011 Swiss Chess960 Championship, with a third place in the tournament and the best result by Swiss players.
I am posting some photos below and soon will post the full table of results, as soon as it is available.
As for my personal result in the tournament, I won against I. Lamoureux (2093), P. Lee (1876), GM Sebastien Maze (2578), FM Tom Weber (2324), and GM Christian Bauer (2637), drew against GM Boris Grachev (2680) and lost only to GM Tigran Gharamian (2670), total 5.5/7.

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