|Details on Kosteniuk NYC Simul|
|By Beatriz Marinello|
|March 19, 2009|
GM Alexandra Kosteniuk will play a 20-Board Simultaneous Exhibition this coming Saturday, March 21, 2009 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., in New York City at the British International School of New York. This good will event will benefit the U.S. Chess Trust.
150 spectators are expected to attend the event, which is by invitation only. However, thanks to technology and the U.S. Chess Trust's website, all of you can show your support and cheer for the chess players on our 'Live Games Blog'!
You can also view event photos, make a donation, and see the Women's World Chess Champion in action!
So, mark your calendars and cheer these chess players on by logging on to our website at www.uschesstrust.org!
A huge thanks to GM Alexandra Kosteniuk and her family for supporting the U.S. Chess Trust!
Event Contact: Beatriz Marinello, Beatriz@chesseducators.com
Media Contact: Barbara DeMaro, BDeMaro@uschesstrust.org
Autographs and Photographs
Get an autograph and your photograph taken with GM Alexandra Kosteniuk!
Our official event photographer will be on-hand to photograph the event and take pictures of the participants and guests with GM Alexandra Kosteniuk. The Women's World Chess Champion will also sign autographs.
Refreshments and Activities
Refreshments will be served. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle, play chess, and watch the simul from the multi-purpose room on a large projection screen.
This is sure to be a fantastic event for the chess community!
Below you will find a list of the 20 chess players who will challenge GM Kosteniuk, the participant's ages range from 5-70 years old.
The names are listed based on USCF ratings. The 'Live Games' which will be broadcasted are indicated next to the players name.
If you are playing in the simul, please arrive at least 15 minutes early.
A Special Thanks to the British International School of New York!
We would like to thank the British International School of New York for allowing us to host the event at their school campus and providing amazing support for this event!
The British International School is housed in one of the most impressive school facilities in New York City. Overlooking the East River, the school building has large classrooms, filled with natural light and river views. The British International School is conveniently located at 20 Waterside Plaza, New York City.
For more information about British International School of New York - please visit their website at www.