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Sunday, January 1, 2012

Magic-move chess test from Chess Queen's 'How I became a grandmaster at 14'

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Hello everyone,

How about beginning 2012 with magic chess moves from Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk's games? These are taken from her book 'How I became grandmaster at age 14'. Apart from detailing Chess Queen's achievements, the book also includes an instructional part that can help anyone go from complete chess novice to a knowledgeable beginner in just 19 lessons! For the more experienced players, the book provides advice, practical problems, and quizzes to ensure continued improvements. It also includes Alexandra Kosteniuk's best games carefully annotated!

So, let's see how many magic moves can you spot!

1. A.Kosteniuk-V. Panus, Moscow, 1997

2. A.Kosteniuk-O.Vrublevskaya, Moscow, 1998

3. A.Kosteniuk-Cela, Icaria, 1998

4. A.Kosteniuk-G.Guseynov, Moscow, 1997

5. A.Kosteniuk-O. Trofimova, Sochi, 1998

From Alexandra Kosteniuk's
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