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|Jul-17-13|| ||Thanh Phan: Very nice interview, talks about the history and schools of chess she learned with and teaching chess, her views on the future of chess with computers and critics, and the value of learning chess, the article is in Russian
|Jul-20-13|| ||cro777: Alexandra Kosteniuk won the 2013 Swiss National Chess Championship (in men's competition)!!|
The Championship (9 round Swiss with a classical time control) took place from 11th-19th July in Grächen, a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.
87 players from seven different countries signed up to participate, including 8 Grandmasters and 8 International Masters. French GM Christian Bauer was the first seed, followed by Serbian Mihajlo Stojanovic and French GM Andrei Sokolov. In the tie-break match Kosteniuk defeated Buss 2:0.
In the 113 years long history of the Swiss championships a woman won the championship. (Kosteniuk has the Russian and the Swiss citizenship).
|Jul-20-13|| ||BlackFront: <French GM Christian Bauer was the first seed, followed by Serbian Mihajlo Stojanovic and French GM Andrei Sokolov>|
Do they have dual nationality, as well, or were they competing hors concours?
|Jul-20-13|| ||cro777: It seems they played hors concours.
|Jul-21-13|| ||HeMateMe: A seven minute documentary about AK:
|Jul-21-13|| ||BlackFront: Congrats to Alexandra on coming 7th...equal 2nd...her magnificent and historical victory!|
|Jul-21-13|| ||BlackFront: <@chessqueen 23h
RT @ChessClubLive congrats @chessqueen Swiss national champion - history made become first female national all-comers champion.>
She's certainly a GM of self-promotion. She could challenge Susan Polgar for her world title.
|Jul-21-13|| ||perfidious: <BlackFront: (Kosteniuk is) certainly a GM of self-promotion. She could challenge Susan Polgar for her world title.>|
So sez a jealous misogynist.
|Jul-22-13|| ||cro777: Thanks to her dual Swiss-Russian citizenship, Alexandra Kosteniuk has been invited to fight for the National Swiss Championship for the 5th time this year. The last 4 years she was close to the top but not quite first. This year she won both the women’s and men’s national chess titles.|
|Jul-22-13|| ||cro777: European Women's Championship 2013 has been opened in Belgrade, Serbia.|
In the first round, on Tuesday, 23rd July, Kosteniuk meets WIM Pavlidu Ekaterini from Greece.
|Sep-28-13|| ||PhilFeeley: Missing Kosteniuk - Skripchenko, 2004. A rapid game with the Philidor opening. Apparently Skripchenko botched it early, but I don't have the moves.|
|Oct-14-13|| ||Cemoblanca: Kosteniuk's typical foot position:
BTW: Congrats for the 2nd place at the 63rd Russian Championship.
|Apr-09-14|| ||waustad: She was the only player as black today to hold a draw in the Khanty-Mansiysk Grand Prix first round: http://khantymansiysk2014.fide.com/... It will probably be here soon. In one other game, Batchimeg Tuvshintugs missed a perpetual check against Anna Muzychuk during a time scramble.|
|Apr-23-14|| ||joeyj: Happy Birthday GM Alexandra !!!|
|Apr-23-14|| ||waustad: She's spending her 30th b'day in Khanty-Mansiysk at the Women's World Rapids Championships.|
|Apr-23-14|| ||Sourav: Happy Birthday Alexandra!! Hope you become the world champion again!|
|Jul-04-14|| ||HeMateMe: How I became a knife murderess at age 30?
|Jul-21-14|| ||HeMateMe: A 28 minute documentary
"The Super Brain of Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk"
Gorgeous, unfortunately it is in Russian and there are no subtitles. One of the contributors says the English subtitles are coming.
|Jul-21-14|| ||Alien Math: <HeMateMe: A 28 minute documentary
"The Super Brain of Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk"|
Gorgeous, unfortunately it is in Russian and there are no subtitles. One of the contributors says the English subtitles are coming.>
Nice video with thanks offered for share, about need of translate there appear both CC with options to translate towards your language,
include Transcribe button after About Share Add to, with options of translate (Russian (Automatic Captions)>>English or prefer language select
|Jul-28-14|| ||HeMateMe: Soccer WAG G. Palmas bears a strong resemblance to the beautiful Kosteniuk:|
|Jul-29-14|| ||HeMateMe: Far out! did they pump in some Cream or Jefferson Airplane, during the simul?|
|Sep-28-14|| ||cro777: Thanks to her dual Swiss-Russian citizenship, Alexandra Kosteniuk is competing in the 2014 Individual Swiss Chess Championship (for the 6th time this year). The last year she won both the women’s and men’s national chess titles.|
|Oct-07-14|| ||HeMateMe: This year Pelletier won. Big Al and the boys:
|Nov-08-14|| ||HeMateMe: Looking great, all made up, at the opening ceremony
|Jan-13-15|| ||HeMateMe: looks like the board is set up correctly
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