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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk Ambassador of SportAccord World Mind Games

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Hello everyone,

A quick update on the Beijing Chess Front.
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Cheer Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk at Mind Sport Games in Beijing

She is the defending champion!

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk
Ambassador of SportAccord World Mind Games

Beijing,China 08.12.2011 – Alexandra Kosteniuk, the 12th Women’s World Chess Champion is the Ambassador of 2011 SportAccord World Mind Games. Ms Kosteniuk is a committed promoter of Chess and intends to increase the interest in the game around the world. As the Ambassador of SportAccord World Mind Games, Ms Kosteniuk will internationally promote the event for its unique combination of five Mind Sports; Bridge, Chess, Draughts, Go and Xiangqi. She is dedicated to raise the awareness, enlarge the audience and attract ever more mind games players worldwide. Alexandra Kosteniuk’s official website

The first edition of SportAccord World Mind Games takes place from 9-16 December 2011 in Beijing. This unique multi-sport event highlights the great value of Mind Sports. The world's best players will deliver top-level performances and create new valuable experiences based on intelligence, strategy and exercise of mind. Rado and Samsung are the official partners of SportAccord World Mind Games.

About SportAccord:

SportAccord is the umbrella organisation for 105 international sports federations and organisations. Its mission is to support and to protect the common interests of the sports movement. Activities include the online video portal The Sports Hub, the organisation of multi-sports games, doping-free sport, as well as sports’ social responsibility and sports’ integrity.

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