Alexandra Kosteniuk became a Swiss chess player - Inc News
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Alexandra Kosteniuk became a Swiss chess player

The 12th world champion will now play for Switzerland.

Photo source: Openchess

Chess player Alexandra Kosteniuk switched from Russian sports citizenship to Swiss.

Since March 3, she has been playing in international tournaments for Switzerland.

Kosteniuk became a Swiss citizen more than 10 years ago, having married a local businessman, Diego Garces.

Kosteniuk is the 12th Women's World Champion (2008-2010).

The Russian Chess Federation officially became part of the Asian Chess Federation