Alexandra Kosteniuk

Alexandra Kosteniuk

Alexandra Kostantinovna Kosteniuk was born on April 23, 1984 in Perm, Volga Federal District. Alexandra Kosteniuk is a Russian chess Grandmaster and the current Women’s World Chess Champion. Alexandra learned to play chess at the age of five after being taught by her father. She has a little sister named Oxana Kosteniuk, who is a master level chess player.