Top Chess Stars at World Mind Games Beijing Dec 11 - Be There!
Hello chess blog friends, the Chess events at the
SportAccord World Mind Games 2014 begin in Beijing December 11. The chess events at the SportAccord World Mind Games 2014 are under the auspices of the World Chess Federation (FIDE). The exciting events witness 32 players, 16 men and 16 women, competing for a rich haul of medals. The disciplines on the programme will be for both men and women Rapid, Blitz, Basque System. This year again, 12th women’s world chess champion Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk will be the official Chess Ambassador of the 2014 Sport Accord World Mind Games. This is the fourth edition of the Mind Sports Games. It’s a unique multi-sport event which highlights the great value of Mind Sports. The world’s best players will deliver top-level performances and create new valuable experiences based on intelligence, strategy and exercise of mind.
Check out the official website here.
Here is the official trailer of the World Mind Games
You will recall that GM Kosteniuk got the very first Gold Medal in the Blitz Event of the first edition of the IMSA Mind Sports Games, by beating ex-world champion Antoaneta Stefanova in the blitz final 2-1. It was very tough because she started by losing the first game. Below are the 3 games in video.
Also read previous posts on the World Mind Games at ChessBlog.
From Alexandra Kosteniuk's
Also see her personal chess blog
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