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Open Chess Menorca 2022

Open Chess Menorca 2022

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| 7 days ago

Better late than never… This blog post was written a long time ago, but for some reason I never published it. And although it has been a long time since I returned from Spain, I still decided to share it with you...  **************...

Championship of Kyrgyzstan 2022

Championship of Kyrgyzstan 2022

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| May 19, 2022

Hi everyone! 😊 It has been a long time since I wrote my last blog post. And finally, I have something to write about. In the last 30 days I have taken part in two classical chess tournaments. In April, in the period from 20 to 25, I played in an...

Panchenko Memorial 2021: it is over!

Panchenko Memorial 2021: it is over!

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Sep 26, 2021

Hi everyone! I am writing this post from Bishkek. We returned home on Thursday, 23 September, early in the morning. I managed to sleep a few hours and go to work later that day. I postponed the writing of this post until the weekend, and now, afte...

Panchenko Memorial 2021, Day 4: First win!

Panchenko Memorial 2021, Day 4: First win!

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Sep 16, 2021

Hi everyone! First of all, I would like to thank everyone who reads my blog, worries about me and supports me! I want you to know that I read all of your comments and messages. Your support is very important to me!!Today I finally won my first gam...

Panchenko Memorial 2021, Day 2: Draw again.

Panchenko Memorial 2021, Day 2: Draw again.

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Sep 14, 2021

Hi again! In order not to postpone writing a blog post indefinitely, I decided to share with you the game of the second round immediately. My opponent in this round was a chess player from Uzbekistan, WIM Yakubbaeva Nilufar, whose rating is 2314.I...

Panchenko Memorial 2021 starts today!

Panchenko Memorial 2021 starts today!

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Sep 13, 2021

Hi everyone! The rapid tournament "Kurnosov Memorial 2021" ended yesterday and I'd like to briefly share the results of this event. My third day, on which there were only 2 games left to play, was more successful. I scored 1.5 points. However, ...

Cheating or Bad Sportsmanship?!

Cheating or Bad Sportsmanship?!

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Sep 11, 2021

Hi everyone! Since I cannot share with you my games I have played today, I would like to tell you about the situation that happened to me during one of the games.My opponent has an extra pawn, and the position is most likely winning for him. Bu...

Igor Kurnosov Memorial 2021

Igor Kurnosov Memorial 2021

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Sep 10, 2021

Hi everyone! And here I am again at the chessboard, at the real one!Yesterday afternoon we arrived in Chelyabinsk (Russia) to participate in two chess tournaments: the Igor Kurnosov Memorial and the Alexander Panchenko Memorial. This time I am ...

SERBIA CHESS OPEN 2021. Final Day!

SERBIA CHESS OPEN 2021. Final Day!

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Jul 8, 2021

Hi everyone again! The tournament is over. Now it is official! Even though we played standard 9 rounds, it seemed to be a short tournament. I guess it is because of two days with double rounds. I know that a lot of players today move to Paraci...

SERBIA CHESS OPEN 2021. Day 6. Draw.

SERBIA CHESS OPEN 2021. Day 6. Draw.

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Jul 8, 2021

Hi everyone! First of all I'd like to say thank you to everyone who is reading / commenting / and rooting for me I appreciate a lot your support!!! The tournament is over, but I still decided to write a separate post about my Day 6 (Round 8)...

SERBIA CHESS OPEN 2021. Day 2.

SERBIA CHESS OPEN 2021. Day 2.

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Jul 4, 2021

Hi everyone! This is my day No.2 in Begrade and we have two rounds (2-3). The schedule at this event is quite tough.. Nevertheless, it was a very good day for me since I won bith games Masters: https://chess-results.com/tnr568080.aspx?l...

SERBIA CHESS OPEN 2021. Day 1.

SERBIA CHESS OPEN 2021. Day 1.

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Jul 3, 2021

Hi everyone! I am back to OTB chess and this is my second tournament since the pandemic started. It is the 1st International Open Chess Championship of Serbia "Serbia Open 2021". Brief information about the event: it consists of two tournamen...

Alexandrastan Daily Chess Tournament

Alexandrastan Daily Chess Tournament

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Apr 25, 2021

Hello Everyone! In this post I am going to analyze 1-2 games from each group of the first "Alexandrastan Daily Chess Tournament" which started on December 11, 2020. Below you can find general information about the current status of the event: ...

"Study Chess With Me" YouTube Channel

"Study Chess With Me" YouTube Channel

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Apr 11, 2021

Hi everyone! Two weeks ago I decided to re-start my YouTube Channel and call it "Study Chess With Me". Currently on my channel I share videos on my trainings. In these videos I am not teaching chess, I am studying chess myself for 1-2 (hopefully...

Championship Of Kyrgyzstan 2021

Championship Of Kyrgyzstan 2021

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Mar 28, 2021

Hi everyone!  I haven't posted a blog post for a long time. But now it's time to write something new. As you probably know, less than a month ago I finished playing in the 2021 Kyrgyz Chess Championship.For the first time, the Chess Federat...

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