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November 23rd, 2013

Chess Queen Kosteniuk Appointed Ambassador of the 2013 Sport Accord World Mind Games

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk is World Mind Games AmbassadorThis year again, 12th women’s world chess champion Alexandra Kosteniuk will be the official Chess Ambassador of the 2013 Sport Accord World Mind Games, which will take place in beijing, China between the 12th and 18th of December 2013. You can read the official announcement here. This is the third edition of the Mind Sports Games. It’s a unique multi-sport event which highlights the great value of Mind Sports. The world’s best players will deliver top-level performances and create new valuable experiences based on intelligence, strategy and exercise of mind.


You will recall that Alexandra got the very first Gold Medal in the Blitz Event of the first edition of the IMSA Mind Sports Games, by beating ex-world champion Antoaneta Stefanova in the blitz final 2-1. It was very tough because she started by losing the first game. Below are the 3 games in video.


Game 1 (Stefanova – Kosteniuk: 1-0)




Game 2 (Kosteniuk – Stefanova: 1-0)



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Game 3 Tie-Break (Kosteniuk – Stefanova: 1-0)



Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk is 2013 Sport Accord World Mind Sports Games Ambassador


Posted by Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk
12th women’s world chess champion
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6 Responses to “Chess Queen Kosteniuk Appointed Ambassador of the 2013 Sport Accord World Mind Games”

  1. Chris, NY says:

    Great Chess Queen – wish you all the luck in the world. By the way that game against Stefanova was fantastic.

  2. Aks, Chennai says:

    Great looking forward to your exciting Killer CHESS BRAND GM Kosteniuk

  3. J.L. Vienna says:

    The Chess Queen’s December voyage – I wish you all the best and once again congrats for raising your rating to up to No. 8 in the world. fantastic. I am already looking at you in top three dear Alexandra.

  4. Samaira, Paris says:

    That is one of my favourite videos of you Chess Queen. You are a true ambassador of chess. All the best in Beijing.

  5. Mizo, India says:

    Go girl – Hail Chess Queen

  6. Sebastian Wolff, Washington says:

    That’s fantastic. They could not have chosen a better chess ambassador. They know their chess in Beijing I think. ;)