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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20091116_55Kosteniuk-Karjakin.jpg
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20091116_85Kosteniuk-Naiditsch.jpg
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20091116_172Kosteniuk-Leko.jpg
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20091118_289KosteniukDlugy.jpg
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20091117_114Naiditsch-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091117_16Morozevich.jpg
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20091118_41Svidler.jpg
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20091118_30Dominguez.jpg
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20091118_285Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_21JudithPolgar.jpg
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20091118_146Mamedyarov.jpg
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20091117_31Bareev.jpg
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20091117_12Morozevich-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_32Kramnik.jpg
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20091118_27Gelfand.jpg
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20091118_260KarjakinAnandCarlsen.jpg
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20091118_173Svidler-Kosteniuk.jpg
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20091118_45Grischuk.jpg
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20091118_46Naiditsch.jpg
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20091118_138Kramnik.jpg
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20091116_230Aronian.jpg
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20091118_156Kramnik.jpg
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20091117_100Karpov.jpg
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20091118_103Gelfand.jpg
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20091117_33Leko.jpg
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20091118_37Anand.jpg
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20091118_22Bareev.jpg
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