World Blitz Championship 2009  

Photos of the 2009 World Blitz Championship, played in the Moscow GUM. It was won by 1. Magnus Carlsen 2. Vishy Anand and 3. Sergey Karjakin. A memorable event for Women's World Chess Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk who managed to beat tenured Grandmasters such as Men's World Champion Vishy Anand (ELO 2788), World rated #1 Magnus Carlsen (ELO 2801), World rated #5 Aronian (ELO 2781), World rated #6 Gashimov (ELO 2758), World rated #10 Morozevich (ELO 2750), as well as Judith Polgar (Women's rated #1, ELO 2680, who had previously never lost to a woman). All photos are by Pufichek and chesspics.com . They can be used only with written permission. Bona Fide Press Agencies can enquire how to get hi-res versions for publication.


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20091118_221Kosteniuk-Dominguez.jpg
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20091118_13Kosteniuk-Jakovenko.jpg
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20091116_64Kosteniuk-Karjakin.jpg
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20091118_66Morozevich.jpg
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20091118_47Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_147Bareev-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091117_81Dominguez-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_109Kramnik-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_102Kramnik-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_135Kosteniuk-Gelfand.jpg
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20091117_161Aronian-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091116_256Kosteniuk-Bareev.jpg
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20091118_263KarjakinAnandCarlsen.jpg
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20091117_74Kosteniuk-Tkachiev.jpg
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20091117_73Kosteniuk-Tkachiev.jpg
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20091118_266Carlsen.jpg
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20091117_116Naiditsch-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_149Kosteniuk-Morozevich.jpg
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20091116_229Aronian.jpg
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20091118_101Kramnik-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_205Tkachiev-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091117_63Mamedyarov-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091117_49Kosteniuk-Grischuk.jpg
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20091118_121Kosteniuk-Gashimov.jpg
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20091116_86Kosteniuk-Naiditsch.jpg
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20091118_154Grischuk.jpg
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20091116_180Kosteniuk-Leko.jpg
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20091117_120Naiditsch-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_188Grischuk-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091116_260Morozevich.jpg
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20091118_64Bareev.jpg
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20091117_26Ponomariov.jpg
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20091116_177Kosteniuk-Leko.jpg
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20091118_235Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_91JudithPolgar.jpg
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20091117_92Karjakin-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_249BarskyFominikh.jpg
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20091117_160JudithPolgar.jpg
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20091116_246Kosteniuk-Gelfand.jpg
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20091116_78Kosteniuk-Naiditsch.jpg
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