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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk in Vogue Special August Issue (Updated)

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Hi everyone,

Chess Queen and 12th World Chess Champion is featured in a special Vogue Issue. Here are the details: 

Vogue's Annual Age Issue Portfolio 2012

Special feature Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk with daughter Francesca.

Game On | Alexandra Kosteniuk

Once the province of nerds in Coke-bottle glasses, chess has evolved into a glamorous, coolly cerebral sport played by boys and girls. Click on photo to see Chess Queen's blog entry.

To read the full story, head to newsstands July 24 to buy the August issue of Vogue.

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  • At July 24, 2012 at 4:24 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    fantastic - all the best alexandra

  • At July 24, 2012 at 4:28 AM , Anonymous Jennifer Bentley, London said...

    That's going to be my wallpaper super photo and congratulations for all that you have done for chess i am happy to have you as an icon for my daughters dear alexandra

  • At July 24, 2012 at 8:31 AM , Anonymous Chris, NY said...

    Absolutely WOW WOW WOW

  • At July 24, 2012 at 8:42 AM , Anonymous Sebastian Wolff, Washington said...

    Congratulations Chess Queen. Congratulations to Vogue for picking you. You have really brought glamor back to chess. It is most important that chess should be viewed like that rather than played by a bunch of abnormals. Because chess is for real people intelligent people. You go great girl.

  • At July 24, 2012 at 9:17 AM , Anonymous j.l. vienna said...

    Yes Kosteniuk has really broken stereotypes and more awareness for the sport of chess. Very nice photo. Article truly does justice to her. Great Chess Queen Best wishes.

  • At July 24, 2012 at 6:51 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    fantastic you look amazing , great cute pic :)

    greets dennis klazen

  • At July 25, 2012 at 6:41 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    very nice


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