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Friday, September 14, 2012

How Chess Breaks Gender Boundaries: Memorable Chess Video Kosteniuk beating Anand!

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Hi everyone,

We love to go through our video library from time to time. Watch Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk beat reigning World Chess Champion Vishy Anand at the 2009 World Blitz Chess Championship in Moscow. In what other sport can the reigning women's world champion beat the overall (men's) world champion?

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  • At September 15, 2012 at 3:41 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...


  • At September 15, 2012 at 6:44 AM , Anonymous alexis cochran, nz said...

    awesome didn't know this video existed had not seen it thanks for the full explanations chess queen

  • At September 15, 2012 at 9:19 AM , Anonymous sandra, rome said...

    what a nice commented game and video thanks chess queen - i believe you have beaten all the best men chess players out there at some time or the other from magnus carlsen to viswanathan anand i really like your videos they are a real fun way to learn chess - all i say is that chess queen alexandra kosteniuk is the best thing for modern chess!

  • At September 15, 2012 at 10:04 AM , Anonymous Sebastian Wolff, Washington said...


  • At September 15, 2012 at 10:34 AM , Anonymous LMC, Paris said...

    chess is a great sport that ways - the best for women to show that they are as good as any man! congrats for a great game!

  • At September 16, 2012 at 11:11 AM , Anonymous Keith larkins, Manchester said...

    definitely one of my favourite chess videos of chess queen!


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