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Archive for October, 2016

October 28th, 2016

Kosteniuk is new Classical Chess Russian Women’s Champion

Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk has won the 2016 Russian Classical Women’s Chess Championship, ahead of Pogonina and Bodnaruk. See the report by Chess24 here. And see the 2005 ChessBase report about her previous win 9 years ago.
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October 5th, 2016

Kosteniuk is 2016 Rapid Chess Champion

At the beginning of October 2016 the Russian Chess Rapid Championship was help in Sochi, Russia. It was won by GM Alexandra Kosteniuk with 8/10 ahead of Aleksandra Goryachkina with also 8/10 but a lower tie-break, and third Natalija Pogonina with 7.5 points. The full results are here and a report (in Russian) about the tournament is here.

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