Kosintseva sisters refuse to play for the Russian Team The chief coach of the Russian teams, Grandmaster Evgeny Bareev, has revealed in an interview for the RCF website that the Kosintseva sisters won’t play for the national team at the Women’s World Team Championship in Astana (March 2013) because of “psychological incompatibility” with the coach of the women’s team, Grandmaster Sergey Rublevsky.
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