Interview with Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk

Interview with Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk

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Apr 10, 2008, 3:16 PM |
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Interview with Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk
Alexandra Kosteniuk is a Russian chess Grandmaster with a FIDE rating of 2523, presently ranked eighth in the women chess world (according to April 2008 FIDE rating list). Her most notable chess achievements include: winning the Women's European Chess Championship in 2004, winning the Russian Women's Championship with 9/11 score and a performance rating of 2691 in 2005, winning the first Chess960 (Fischer Random Chess) women world championship beating Germany's top women chess player Elisabeth Pahtz in 2006.
Kosteniuk has been promoting chess in the capacity of a fashion model and ambassador of chess in order to spark interest in the game around the world. Apart from chess, she is actively involved with writing poems, books and articles. She loves to do fashion modelling and even has played a part in a movie, which she considers the most fun thing she has ever done in her life.
In this interview with Alexandra Kosteniuk, she talks about her fashion modelling hobby, Fischer Random Chess, Judith Polgar, importance of Chess in schools, her future plans etc. I hope, readers would enjoy reading the interview with interesting snaps, videos and famous games of Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk.
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