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Chess and Peace: Alexandra Kosteniuk Print E-mail
March 3, 2010
Alexandra Kosteniuk in her Miami home, posing next to her "Straight Up" chess board.
Women’s World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk today joined "Champions for Peace", a club of top international athletes committed to serving peace in the world through sport. Read more details on Alexandra's chessblog.

Want to play or meet the peace-promoting chess champ herself? There is still space in Kosteniuk's May 7 simul in Atlanta in conjunction with the Burt Lerner National Elementary Championships (Atlanta, GA, May 7-9). The Kosteniuk simul begins at 9 AM EST on Friday, May 7th and the Entry Fee is $40. While in Atlanta, Kosteniuk will be giving a talk in conjunction with the FIDE Trainers Seminar for women.

Sign up on the USCF store for the simul, the Elementary Nationals or one of the Spring Scholastic Events!

In the most recent issue of Chess Life Magazine, Dr. WIM Alexey Root reviewed Alexandra's new book, "Diary of a Chess Queen" which you can pick up at USCF Sales. Login as a member or register as a member to read Root's review online.

August - Chess Life Online 2010

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