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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Medvedev sends Telegram to Chess Olympiad Winners

Hi everybody!

I want to share with you the telegram I just got from Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.

It's in Russian, but I will translate it for you:

Dear Friends,

I am glad to congratulate you on your impressive success at the 39th World Chess Olympiad.

At the competition in Khanty-Mansiysk you have shown mastery, stamina and true team spirit. All chess lovers in Russia rooted for you, and you did not let them down.

I especially would like to mention the triumph of our women's team. Winning all its matches, for the first time in the modern history of Russia, the team climbed to the top level of the chess Olympiad podium. Today the whole country is truly proud of your success.

Wishing you success and new bright accomplishments,

D. Medvedev

Posted by Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk
Member of the Gold medal winning Olympic Russian team
Women's World Chess Champion

Note that the term "Chess Queen™" is trademarked and any use to depict any other chess player is illegal.



  • At October 6, 2010 at 8:31 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Thats so Cool,
    "All chess lovers in Russia rooted for you" and many others all over the world.

    I actually spent a most enjoyable evening last night going over a few of your games. Blessings, BB.

  • At October 8, 2010 at 1:28 AM , Blogger mtheory said...

    How is it possible to trademark a term like "Chess Queen"?

  • At November 29, 2010 at 1:10 AM , Blogger Alexandra Kosteniuk said...

    Hi mtheory!

    It was possible and registered with the U.S. government.
    You can read more about it on the page:®.html
    Now "Chess Queen" is my brand, legally registered.

    Somewhat similar to "Burger King".
    Nobody says "but MacDonalds is the true Burger King!", everybody knows that's it's a trademark.

    Best wishes,
    Alexandra :-)


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