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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Chess Queen to play in Moscow Open 2011 women's round-robin

Chess blog for latest news and trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2011

Hi Everyone,

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk is all set to play in the Moscow Open 2011 round robin for women from January 28 to February 7.
Here is the complete list of players:
  • Chess Queen GM Kosteniuk Alexandra RUS 2498
  • GM Xue Zhao CHN 2496
  • WGM Gunina Valentina RUS 2471
  • WGM Girya Olga RUS 2429
  • WGM Munguntuul Batkhuyag MGL 2410
  • IM Galojan Lilit ARM 2385
  • WGM Zawadzka Jolanta POL 2371
  • WIM Ambartsumova Karina RUS 2332
  • WGM Kashlinskaya Alina RUS 2327
  • WIM Fominykh Maria RUS 2306
Evgeny Alekseev

The traditional chess festival will also include an international tournament of 12 Young Grandmasters. The top-rated player of the tournament is Evgeny Alekseev from Russia, a member of the second Russian Olympic Youth National Team. Another tournament participant is Sanan Sjugirov who was the captain of the fourth Russian national team at the Olympiad.

You can find more details at

From Alexandra Kosteniuk's
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