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Sunday, October 20, 2013

7th Alexandra Kosteniuk Chess Cup Tournament for Kids Inaugurated in Kaliningrad

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Hello everyone,

The 7th edition of the traditional Alexandra Kosteniuk Chess Cup Tournament for children was inaugurated on October 18 in the city of Kaliningrad. The 12th Women's World Chess Champion, Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk met the organising committee of the event, chess fans in Kaliningrad and held a simul with 20 young players. The photo albums of the opening ceremony are available on the official website of the Alexandra Kosteniuk Chess School and there are lots of photos tweeted by GM Kosteniuk via her Instagram account and Russian twitter account @kosteniuk.

A total of 134 young chess players began the tournament on October 19. Keep track of all the latest news from the tournament at the Alexandra Kosteniuk Chess School official website and updates at GM Kosteniuk's personal chess blog

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A special mention: This year our friends Russian cosmetics company Детская косметика "Принцесса will give beautiful gift sets to the best chess princesses at the 7th Alexandra Kosteniuk Chess Cup for children U-6, U-8 and U-10 years old. 

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  • At October 21, 2013 at 10:35 AM , Anonymous Aks, Chennai said...

    Wow Chess Queen - do you ever rest - first training then Tashkent Grand Prix then Russian Superfinal then your children's tournament and now the European Chess Club... all the best in your endeavours. You are very inspiring World Champion


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