This week an 8-minute video interview by Peace and Sport was published, with Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk, a Champion for Peace (see Press Release) in the organization Peace and Sport supported by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, speaking of her love of chess and how chess and sport can promote peace in the world. Alexandra was at the 2012 Sochi Forum, together with other great champions, such as Elena Isinbayeva. You will recall that Alexandra inaugurated the chess program in Puerto Tejada, Colombia and has supported the chess program in Palestine/Israel. Read the full report of the Sochi Conference at this link and check out some photos below.
During the Peace and Sport International Forum that took place in Sochi, Russia from October 31 to November 2, Alexandra was a speaker in the workshop about social media “Like it! Share it!” and had a chance to meet with other champions for peace to discuss more powerful ways to contribute to peace in the world.
During the opening ceremony of the Peace and Sport Forum 2012 in Sochi
Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk and other Champions for Peace at the Sochi Forum
Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk and the great Pole Vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva
A photo during the “Like it Share it!” Workshop
Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk
A positive photo of the Champions for Peace together with Joël Bouzou of Peace and Sport