Our Champion for Peace

ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK

I believe sport is a powerful tool and using this tool we can make world a better place.


International chess Grand Master and World Champion, Alexandra Kosteniuk is one of the most famous players in the world.
Alexandra has launched several programs using chess as a tool for peace, particularly in Colombia and Israel – Palestine.

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International Chess Master
World Champion - 2008

SCHOOL CHESS TOURNAMENT

To celebrate April6, the international day of sport for development and peace, an online international School Chess Tournament “Chess ‘n’ Mate” supported by Alexandra Kosteniuk and an inaugural exhibition match which was played between Russian GM Alexandra Kosteniuk and Indian GM Dibyendu Barua took place in the indian city Kolkata. . Students, teachers, staff, alumni, guests and invitees from other schools in Kolkata took part in showing their White Cards as a symbol of peace and togetherness through sports.

April6 Celebrations

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