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July 27th, 2012

Russian Ministry of Sports Honors Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk with highest Title

Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk gets Honor by Russian Ministry of SportsPress Release: On July 20, 2012 the Russian Minister of Sports V. Mutko signed the decree [translation] to name 12th World Chess Champion Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk “Well-Deserved Sports Master of Russia” (in Russian “Заслуженный мастер спорта”), which is the highest title awarded by the State in honor of sporting achievement. The news came out on the site of the Russian Chess Federation [translation], on the Izmailovo Center page, and congratulations are flowing on Alexandra’s Russian Twitter page @kosteniuk.

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