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Archive for March, 2014

March 30th, 2014

Alexandra Kosteniuk Recommends Chess Software to Improve at chess

Alexandra KosteniukHello everyone! Yes that’s me on the photo! It was taken when I was a kid (remember I started to play chess at 5 years old), and my dad had created a chess program (called “Alexandra”) so I could practice tactics and endgames. It was very rare at the time and it helped me progress a lot. Now there are lots of wonderful chess programs that can help you achieve your goals of becoming stronger at chess. You can see below the best programs by our Chess King Labs and by our partner Convekta, at the very best prices, in our DVD and download shop Make sure to use the coupon code 10dOFF to get $10 off any order >$50, and 5dOFF to get $5 off any order >$25. Download or view a partial price list here and see the most popular items below (Chess King and the items marked in yellow). I use both Chess King 4 Pro and Chess Assistant 14 Pro, as well as several other tactics trainers. Email me if questions. Or visit the shop directly for the biggest assortment and lots of extra discounted super combos.

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March 29th, 2014

Alexandra Kosteniuk participates in April 6 Day of Sport for Peace

Kosteniuk Champion for PeaceI am glad to announce that I will participate in the Peace and Sport International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, on April 6, 2014, and will play a goodwill simul on at 8 PM Moscow time. More details will follow soon.
You will recall I was named Champion for Peace (see Press Release, with other champions for Peace, among which you can find champions Novak Djokovic, Yelena Isinbayeva, Paula Radcliffe, Marie-José Pérec and many more) and inaugurated a Chess for Peace program in Puerto Tejada, Colombia. I also supported the project “Chess for Creativity and Leadership” in Palestine.
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