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Gifts from ChessMood!

Gifts from ChessMood!

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Dec 3, 2023

Hi everyone! 🥰 I believe you're already familiar with the chess platform www.chessmood.com, and you probably know they're running a massive giveaway. I have a link for you, where you can get a one-month subscription to their site absolute...

My Chess Books Collection on Forward Chess

My Chess Books Collection on Forward Chess

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Oct 20, 2023

Hi everyone! 😊 If you're looking to improve your chess skills and take your game to the next level, you're in the right place. In this blog post, I've assembled a selection of valuable chess books. But before we delve into these resources, here'...

Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023. Rounds 6-7

Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023. Rounds 6-7

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Apr 28, 2023

Hi everyone! 😊 The Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023 is coming to an end. I want to write a few lines and share my games. Since my last blog post, two more rounds have passed. In the 6th round, I achieved what I believe was a hard-fought victory. Howe...

Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023. Rounds 3-4-5

Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023. Rounds 3-4-5

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Apr 27, 2023

Hi everyone! 😊 I've been a little absent from the blog because I had two very busy days. On April 25th, the 3rd round of the Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023 took place, after which I was invited to the closing ceremony of the Shatty Zhuldyz Chess Fest...

Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023. Round 2

Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023. Round 2

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Apr 24, 2023

Hi everyone! 😊 The second day of the Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023 has passed. Yesterday, I played with White pieces against the chess player from Kazakhstan, IM Zhalmakhanov Ramazan (ELO 2425). My opponent did not give me any chance. It seemed to m...

Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023. Round 1

Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023. Round 1

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Apr 23, 2023

Hi everyone! Yesterday, the Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023 started! It all began with the opening ceremony, which was attended by representatives of the Chess Federation of Kazakhstan, as well as representatives of FIDE. The Opening Ceremony ...

My Trip to Astana!

My Trip to Astana!

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Apr 22, 2023

Hi everyone! 😊 Today I'm writing from the city of Astana. I arrived here today primarily to participate in the Kazakhstan Chess Cup 2023, and of course to have the opportunity to watch the World Championship Match. Although Kazakhstan is a nei...

World Chess Olympiad 2022!

World Chess Olympiad 2022!

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Jul 29, 2022

Hi everyone! 🙂Today is July 30 and I am writing this blog post from Chennai, India, where I am taking part in the World Chess Olympiad 2022, as part of the national team from Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan National Team I was planning to publish th...

Open Chess Menorca 2022

Open Chess Menorca 2022

WFM AlexandraSamaganova
| Jun 22, 2022

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...

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