Hello everyone! I’m pleased to report that Twitter management contacted me and proposed to “verify” my account “@chessqueen” so that nobody would have any doubt that “@chessqueen” is my account (there are sometimes impersonation attempts using my name Alexandra Kosteniuk or trademark “chess queen”). So now you can be sure that my English Twitter account is @chessqueen. As far as I know, I am the first professional chess player or Grandmaster whose account has been “verified” by Twitter – and the only one at this time. If you know of anybody else whose Twitter account is verified and who is a GM (Grandmaster), please let me know! Read more…
Posts Tagged ‘@chessqueen’
October 21st, 2012
September 8th, 2012
Today my English Twitter account @chessqueen reached 200,000 followers! I’ve been tweeting for 3 years and two months now (see my 3rd birthday post) and been enjoying it very much, I have written more than 5,000 tweets. It’s the easiest way for fans to interact with me and to find out what I’m doing at any moment in time. I have my phone with me almost all the time (except when I’m playing in a chess tournament), and it’s easy and fun for me to send a quick tweet to let everybody know what I’m doing.
My next big milestone will be soon when I hope to hit a million views on my YouTube channel “ChessQueen”. I’m at 990,000 views right now.
My destiny is to share the love of chess in the world!
June 26th, 2012
Hello everyone! I just found out that exactly 3 years ago I signed up to Twitter under the nickname @ChessQueen. Since then I have tweeted over 5,000 times to close to 180,000 followers around the world. That main twitter account is in English, and I have also opened a Russian Twitter account @Kosteniuk, where I tweet in Russian. I do post more photos on @Kosteniuk, so be sure to follow both @chessqueen and @kosteniuk. I recommend you follow my chess ventures @ChessKing (for the best affordable chess software), @ChessBlog (the world’s leading chess blog), @ChessPics (for beautiful chess photos) and @ChessKillerTips (for free chess educational videos). Happy chess tweeting!
June 17th, 2011
Today I reached 150,000 Twitter followers on my English @chessqueen account! I started working with that account in 2009 and am in my third year of tweeting, I’m totally hooked! I’ve started to tweet also in Russian and my separate @kosteniuk account has recently passed 2000 followers and is gaining momentum. Note that I often post on the Russian account photos that I don’t post on the English account, so feel free to follow both accounts. Twitter is amazing, it’s the fastest way to get news or to share news, if you’re not familiar with Twitter, give it a try! Read more…
September 5th, 2010
I just want to let you know that I passed the milestone of 100,000 followers on Twitter. Twitter has now become a major social network with millions of members, and as you can see lots of chess players. You can visit my Twitter page at http://twitter.com/chessqueen and sign up to follow my updates (it’s free to join Twitter). There are some Chess GM’s on Twitter, a good list can be found on twitterchess.com. Check out also my Facebook page & YouTube channel.
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