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October 7th, 2012

Kosteniuk Kid’s Chess Cup 2012 Taking Place in Svetlogorsk

Alexandra Kosteniuk's Chess Cup in Svetlogorsk 2012Right this weekend, my 2012 Kosteniuk Chess Cup for Kids U-6, U-8 and U-10 is taking place in Svetlogorsk, Russia. More than 100 kids have been invited and are fighting for the top prizes. There is a lot of attention from the city and state authorities, many sponsors are helping to make this event a success. I made a post on my Russian Livejournal page, I will soon add here more information and photos of the winners.


Here is a map so you can see where Svetlogorsk is:


Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk's Chess Cup 2012 in Svetlogorsk


And some photos of the event: The tournament hall


Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk's Chess Cup 2012 in Svetlogorsk


and the young players ready to start the tournament


Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk's Chess Cup 2012 in Svetlogorsk


Posted by Chess Queen™ Alexandra Kosteniuk
12th women’s World Chess Champion


Below is a gift I received from the city authorities to thank me for organizing and sponsoring this important chess event for kids.


And some photos of the event:


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8 Responses to “Kosteniuk Kid’s Chess Cup 2012 Taking Place in Svetlogorsk”

  1. alexis cochran, nz says:

    congratulations Chess Queen I wish you a century with your tournament and more!

  2. sandra, rome says:

    wow have fun what a sweet thing to do Chess Queen to hold this tournament for kids wish you all the luck and success with your event

  3. Ali, Dubai says:

    GM Kosteniuk looks like a kid herself among those sweet ones – kudos world champion for holding this event for children. you understand your responsibility and promote chess – a true Chess Queen my congratulations

  4. Sherie Lorenzo, France says:

    wow congrats

  5. anonymous says:

    very cute

  6. Sebastian Wolff, Washington says:

    congratulations for such a nice tournament Chess Queen – no entry fee and gifts for all kids – that is just so very very nice

  7. Gayle, Poland says:

    you are so inspiring in everything you do Chess Queen all the best with the sixth edition of your tournament – wishing you hundreds more love, cheers, blessings, Gayle

  8. Terrence, Colorado says:

    All credit to you Chess Queen that is a very good initiative I did not know you have already run it for six years. Hats off for all you do to make chess so popular. Very few sportspersons do that.