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KatarinaPolgar
KatarinaPolgar
Location: Madrid, Spain
Joined: 6/20/14
Last Online: 6/20/14
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JuditHouPolgar
JuditHouPolgar
Location: Madrid, Spain
Joined: 6/2/14
Last Online: 6/6/14
Points: 0 points
HouPolgarJudit
HouPolgarJudit
Location: Mexicanos, El Salvador
Joined: 6/1/14
Last Online: 6/1/14
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ginmillrainbow
ginmillrainbow
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Joined: 4/7/14
Last Online: 7/25/14
Points: 1 points
POLGAR-2014
POLGAR-2014
Location: Turkey
Joined: 4/5/14
Last Online: 4/5/14
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  • Will Hope Be Krushed at Death Match 26?

    For just the second time, Chess.com's Death Match will feature two ladies. GM Nadezhda Kosintseva will take on GM Irina Krush in Death Match 26 on Saturday, July 26 at 12 p.m. Eastern (GMT -5), 9 a.m. Pacific. The event will be live on Chess.com... | Read More

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  • The Master’s Bulletin, July 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Dubai Heights “As a chess journalist I have travelled quite a lot and I have seen many interesting places. The farthest to th... | Read More

  • Sicilian Endgames: The Lines

    Wrapping up my series about endgames from the Sicilian, we will be discussing the relevance of the major open lines in that structure: the c- and d-files. In the basic Open Sicilian structure, White generally has primacy on the d-file and Black ... | Read More

  • Two World Champions to Battle in Strongest Death Match Ever

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    • Top 100 Women Chess Player July 2014

      Rank Name Title Country Rating 1  Polgar, Judit  g  HUN 2676 2  Hou, Yifan  g  CHN 2629 3  Koneru, Humpy  g  IND 2613 4  Muzychuk, Anna  g  UKR 2561 5  Zhao, Xue  g  CHN 2542 6  Dzagnidze, Nana  g  GEO 2541 7  Lagno, Kateryna  ... | Read More

      • gludug
      • | Jul 20, 2014
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    • Top 100 Chess Players July 2014

              Rank Name Country Rating 1  Carlsen, Magnus  NOR 2877 2  Aronian, Levon  ARM 2805 3  Grischuk, Alexander  RUS 2795 4  Caruana, Fabiano  ITA 2789 5  Nakamura, Hikaru  USA 2787 6  Karjakin, Sergey  RUS 2786 7  Anand, Viswana... | Read More

      • gludug
      • | Jul 20, 2014
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    • The Fall in NewYork!

      The third tournament in my summer chess trip was 7th New York International from June 18-22,2014 held at the Estonian House in New York. The 12,500$ unconditionally guaranteed prize fund attracted 9 GM, 14 IM, 2 WGM and few other titled players. G... | Read More

      • aspired
      • | Jul 16, 2014
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    • Books I've read on Chess so far.

      This Blog will be continuously updated on all the books I've read on Chess. So far the books I've read are- 1. Reassess Your Chess by IM Jeremy Silman (I recommend!) 2. Complete Endgame Course by IM Jeremy Silman (I recommend!) 3. Chess Tactics... | Read More

      • windmill64
      • | Jul 15, 2014
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    • Chess Olympiad Trivia

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      • billwall
      • | Jun 15, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Polgar, Susan

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    Susan Polgar, born Zsuzsanna Polgar in Budapest, Hungary, was the oldest of three sisters, Judit and Sophia Polgar. She discovered the game purely by accident when she was not quite four years old. She had been rummaging around in a closet looking... Read More »

  • Gulko, Boris

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    Boris Gulko, born Feb 9, 1947 in Germany, is a Grandmaster (1976) and former Soviet champion (1977).  In 1974, he won the Moscow championship.   He tried to emigrate from the Soviet Union for over 7 years and was finally allowe... Read More »

  • Simultaneous play

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    Karl Podzielny played 575 games simultaneously in 1978.  In 30 1/2 hours he  won 533 , drew 27, and lost 15.  Vlastimil Hort played 550 opponents, 201 simultaneously, and lost only 10 games in 1977.  The best record for simulta... Read More »

  • Grandmaster

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    First used in connection with chess as a player of highest class in 1838.  On February 18, 1838, the London newspaper Bell’s Life published a letter by a reader to award the title of Grandmaster to William Lewis.   The title o... Read More »