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Archive for May, 2003

May 31st, 2003

Article in Alfavit We have cleaned up our files, and can now show you 3 new archives! First an archive of ARTICLES on Alexandra, then an archive of ADS, and finally an archive of GAMES played by Alexandra, viewable and playable in an applet, for your convenience. We also announce a PERMANENT COMPETITION, in which if you help us add to our list of articles, we will give out PRIZES! Details in the ARTICLES page. Thanks and Good Luck! :-)

May 22nd, 2003

Anglo-American School of Moscow Alexandra played a 20-board simul at the Anglo-American School of Moscow on May 14th, which was greatly appreciated by all, even though Alexandra was a strict teacher since she won all 20 games! Evgeny Kondakov took some pictures and you can see them here!

May 12th, 2003


Thanks to Alexandra’s fan, Artem, from Krivoy Rog (Kriviy Rih, Ukraine) for this beautiful gift for Alexandra’s 19th birthday! Look at these two wonderful works done with coal ( first , second). We take this opportunity to thank all of Alexandra’s fans for their emails, poems, songs, wishes and gifts. Alexandra is very grateful to have such wonderful fans. :-) )

May 10th, 2003


Good mood and smiles were on Alexandra’s face yesterday after her usual weekly blitz tournament at the Oktyabrsky Chess Club, when she walked around Moscow with her Mom Natalia and her sister Oxana on the celebration of the Victory Day (May 9). We thought you’d like to see some pictures of that day here! Don’t forget to visit our new shop! Here is a little gift for Alexandra’s fans.

May 10th, 2003


Alexandra was on Russian TV participating in the talkshow of famous actress Elena Yakovleva. The theme was on student life, and how a student like Alexandra can combine arduous chess training with her studies. You can see pictures here!

May 7th, 2003

Chigorin Chess Club Alexandra just came back from St. Petersburg (click for photos of the match), where she contributed greatly to her Moscow team winning the traditional match against St. Petersburg. She won her both games against M. Novikov (click to see her games), and Moscow beat St. Petersburg 43.5-36.5. She did fine in the very strong blitz tournament (click for photos) during the free day, and click here to see some more photos of Alexandra in St. Petersburg.

May 1st, 2003

Buy me! We are very pleased to announce that wonderful new photos of Alexandra are available!You can see the photos on the web, and you can even purchase a CD with all of them (in high resolution > 1 MB), with a bonus of an exclusive video interview of Alexandra in Miami doing all kinds of sports, and a file containing all of Alexandra’s chess games. Please visit our SHOP where you will find Alexandra’s book, and lots of new items! Enjoy!