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October 5th, 2008

Chess Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk wins Gold at the Mind Sport Games in Beijing

Alexandra Kosteniuk continues to be in superb form and won a first Gold medal for herself and for her country in the blitz individual competition of the Mind Sports Games in Beijing, China. Top world players participated in this most important blitz event of the year, including vice-champion of the world Hou Yifan. After qualifying yesterday for the semi-finals, Alexandra beat Zhao Xue 2-0

in the semi-finals while Stefanova beat Hou 2-1. In the Finals, Alexandra Kosteniuk beat Antonaeta Stefanova 2-1 to win the Gold medal! Results: Gold: Kosteniuk Silver: Stefanova Bronze: Hou. You can watch all of Alexandra’s blitz games by clicking here. Right now and for the next couple of days (schedule) Alexandra is playing the rapid individual competition and you can watch her games live by clicking here. Read an article from China View.

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