Beijing SportAccord Mind Games Chess Participants' List Announced
Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk is going to defend her SportAccord Mind Games Rapid Title this year as well. Read this blog post on www.chessqueen.com about the SportAccord Mind Games 2011: Queen Kosteniuk wins Gold at Mind Sport Games Chess Rapid 2011
FIDE has announced that SportAccord Mind Games 2012 will be held in Beijing, China between December 12-20.
PARTICIPANTS: Hou Yifan, Anna Muzychuk, Koneru Humpy, Zhao Xue, Kateryna Lahno, Viktorija Cmilyte, Anna Zatonskih, Antoaneta Stefanova, Bela Khotenashvili, Harika Dronavalli, Elizabeth Paehtz, Zhu Chen, Pia Cramling, Monika Socko, Elina Danielian and Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk.
Among the men, the participants are: Levon Aronian, Teimour Radjabov, Sergey Karjakin, Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Morozevich, Vassily Ivanchuk, Alexander Grischuk, Vesselin Topalov, Gata Kamsky, Peter Leko, Viktor Bologan, Baadur Jobava, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Wang Hao, Anish Giri and Ding Liren.
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