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Archive for January, 2014

January 10th, 2014

Chess Queen greets the coming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Chess Queen Alexandra KosteniukThe XXII Winter Olympic Games will start in less than a month in Sochi (Russia). Alexandra Kosteniuk writes about her passion for sport and the Olympics and tells about her anticipation for the beginning of these Games (text in Russian, use Google to translate).
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January 2nd, 2014

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk Reviews her Chess Year 2013

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk

My 2013 competition chess year is over! It was filled with interesting games, exciting discoveries, beautiful combinations and sad omissions. In this post I review my 2013 chess year so I can move forward to my competition year 2014. Overall the year 2013 was quite successful for me – I increased my rating to 2527 Elo and I finished the year in the worlds women top 10. In this post I share with you (in Russian for the moment – use Google Translate for full text in English – but you get to see the photos and games) the most important and memorable events of 2013.

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