January 3, 2023, 00:33 – Public News Service – OSN

The leader of the Swiss Chess Federation, Peter Erismann, shared information that Alexandra Kosteniuk, a citizen of the Russian Federation, who managed to win the world championship, will represent the national team of this state.

“Kostenyuk will become a member of the Swiss women’s team,” the press service of the organization quotes the text of his statement.

The text of the publication says that the Russian woman will start playing under the Swiss flag next year.

Earlier it was reported that a joint advertising photo of the Argentinean Lionel Messi and the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, which was posted by players on social networks, gathered about 20 million views in an hour. Winning is a State of Mind was photographed by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz. More read in material Public News Service

Recall that a chess player from Norway Magnus Carlsen after winning the World Blitz Championship held in Alma-Ata, he became a six-time winner in this competition.

Following the results of 21 games, the Norwegian scored 16 points. Hikaru Nakamura, a chess player from the United States, took second place, and Hayk Martirosyan, who represented Armenia, took third place.