Alexandra Kosteniuk

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Birthday
23, 1984
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1984 (age 34)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Chess Grandmaster from Russia who won the Women's World Champion in 2008.

Before Fame

She was taught to play chess by her father when she was a little girl and, in 2001, at the age of 17, she reached the finals of the World Women's Chess Championship.

Trivia

She became a chess Grandmaster in 2004 and in 2011 she was ranked 44th in the FIDE women's Elo rating list with a rating of 2439.

Family Life

Her sister Oxana Kosteniuk is also a chess master.

Associated With

She is a female counterpart to Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen.