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February 16th, 2014

What is the Scacco Matto GMT-3 Gangi-Kosteniuk?

Kosteniuk Gangi Scacco Matto GMT3 pocket watchHello everyone! New videos just were posted about what may well be the most exclusive, the most beautiful and the most expensive chess watch. You may have seen the original PRESS RELEASE, the PHOTO ALBUM, and an article I posted about it. Well now it’s time to check out the videos below! Let me know if you think it’s cool!

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November 12th, 2012

Vedomosti’s Magazine features Chess Queen™ Kosteniuk and Gangi’s Scacco Matto GMT3

Alexandra Kosteniuk with scacco matte GMT3 of GangiThe November issue of Vedomosti’s magazine “Kak Potratit’” (translated as “How to Spend”), features 4 famous sports people who have lent their names to western brands of watches: 1. Alexandra Kosteniuk, 12th women’s world chess champion, who teamed up with Gangi to create the Scacco Matto GMT3, 2. Lionel Messi, soccer player of FC Barcelona, who lent his name to Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, 3. Alexei Nemov, 12-time Olympic medalist in Gymnastics who helped create the IWC Big Pilot Limited Edition, and last but not least 4. Evgeni Plushenko, the most well known figure skating star of all times, who has partnered with Ulysse Nardin Champion’s Diver Limited Edition watch. Read the full article here.


Read the press release of Alexandra’s cooperation with Gangi, Alexandra’s blog post with photos here, and all the photos of the Scacco Matto GMT3 Alexandra Kosteniuk.

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January 20th, 2012

Chess Queen Kosteniuk presents the world’s most expensive chess pocket watch by Gangi

Hello everyone!

Following the June 2011 press release about my collaboration with exclusive watchmaker Pasquale Gangi, the day finally arrived (on January 15, 2012) when 5 numbered specimens of the famous chess pocket watch were created and ready to be presented to the press and to the public. This happened at the Geneva Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. I was full of emotions holding in my hand such a jewel, especially thinking it was created to time chess games. Let me share with you my photo album of the event below. Feel free to email me with questions or post comments below.

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June 24th, 2011

Gangi & Kosteniuk Announce Exclusive Chess Pocket Watch “Scacco Matto GMT3″


Hello everybody!

It is my pleasure to announce my partnership with the Italian creator and Swiss watchmaker Pasquale Gangi in giving birth to the most exclusive chess pocket watch ever made: Scacco Matto GMT3!

I have never seen such a beautiful watch that can be used to play chess! It is a true piece of art! Of course it has 3 time zones for big travelers, but also has a complete system to time a chess game, including the elegant flags that go up and down as time goes by. It’s extremely exclusive and reserved for the most discerning connoisseurs and chess collectors. It has 2 sides with different functions (see photos on this page). The base model is in Titanium, but individual models can be made with diamonds and other expensive gems… Read more…