I’m pleased to report that my “General” Chess Blog www.chessblog.com has just won the CJA Award for ‘Best Chess Blog’ of 2012! Here is the Chess Journalists’ of America awards announcement link. The CJA is the leading American organization of chess journalists created to promote high quality chess journalism, to provide assistance to the working journalist through articles and contacts and to recognize chess journalism at its best through an annual awards program. You can read here which were the winning entries of my blog. The main characteristic of my blog is that it is always positive and tries to show the love of chess in every post. Note that I have 3 main sites, my personal blog www.chessqueen.com, my general blog www.chessblog.com and my shop & software blog www.chess-king.com . A full summary of all my RSS feeds can be found on www.kosteniuk.com.
Archive for the ‘Chess Blog’ Category
August 17th, 2012
July 9th, 2012
I was in Saint Petersburg last week to play in the prestigious Russia vs. China chess match. The event has men and men sections of 5 players each and is played in both classical (5 games) and rapid sections (10 games). This year in the men section, Russia was on top, while in the women, China won. Overall, Russia defeated China overall with 77.5 vs. 72.5 and took the top prize. Full results can be found on Chess Blog and check out my classical game against Zhao Xue on Chess King. Read more…
February 6th, 2011
I am pleased to report that I won the prestigious 2011 Moscow Chess Open Women’s Invitational, with 7/9. I made a long post on www.chessblog.com about it. By clicking on “more…” below you can watch all 9 games I played. Thanks to everyone on Twitter (English, Russian) and Facebook who supported me along the way.