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Monday, October 4, 2010

Chess Queen amazed by Twitter

Hi guys & gals!

I'm sure you know that I am hooked to Twitter, and have my Twitter account with over 100,000 followers (called @chessqueen - the full link is

I usually tweet in English, but once in awhile I tweet in Russian, both to answer to people who write to me in Russian, and also to talk about events which take place in Russia.

Well just a few moments ago I made a tweet in Russian (see it here), to thank people for supporting me during the Chess Olympiads which just ended with the victory of my team. I wondered if English-speaking tweeps would wonder what I'm talking about and should I translate my tweet or not.

Well, believe it or not, I just saw a tweet addressed to me with a translation of my tweet into English, but not only that, also it was delivered in a video where it it sung with music! I was amazed, this is so nice, original, and as it turns out, even useful!

Here is the tweet I got with video attached. I attach also the video below.
Thanks to @wesingyourtweet for that!! I'm now definitely following them on Twitter!

Now you too follow me on Twitter, it's lots of fun, and as you see, unexpected nice surprises do happen!

Posted by Alexandra Kosteniuk
Chess Queen™ and reigning women's world chess champion

Note that "Chess Queen" is a trademark that refers exclusively to Alexandra Kosteniuk as a chess player. Unauthorized use to refer to other chess players is illegal.



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