Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk is Women's World Rapid Chess Vice-Champion; Stefanova wins Gold, Humpy Wins Bronze
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World Rapid Chess
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With a display of some fantastic attacking play, a rating performance of 2672, the 12th Women's World Chess Champion, Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk has become the Women's World Vice-Champion in Rapid Chess a few minutes back in Batumi, Georgia.
Congratulations to another former Women's World Chess Champion, Antoaneta Stefanova, for winning the gold and becoming the Women's World Rapid Chess Champion. Congratulations to Women's World Chess Title Challenger, Koneru Humpy, for picking up the bronze medal.
Further details are awaited. Here are the final standings. There were some of the world's strongest women chess players at the tournament making it one of the toughest women's chess tournaments ever!
Stay tuned right here at Chess Blog for more updates on the Women's World Rapid Chess that has just concluded and the Women's World Blitz Chess that begins tomorrow in Batumi.
From Alexandra Kosteniuk's
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