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sir_polgar
sir_polgar
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jipolgar
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polmagn
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  • The Master's Bulletin, February 2015

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes All Over Europe “I write the introduction to this Bulletin from Zurich, where the annual super tournament is under way. Befor... | Read More

  • 14 Famous Chess Couples

    Chess is not a team game. It's an individual struggle between two minds to destroy each other -- at least, over the chessboard. But that doesn't mean chess players have to be loners. It's only natural that passionate chess players are drawn to... | Read More

  • 6 Chess Moves You Have To Play Before You Die

    The idea of a “bucket list” is not a new one. It’s an age-old concept to compile a list of things you’d like to do before you “kick the bucket,” or pass away. Unlike traveling the world or buying your dream ho... | Read More

  • The Master's Bulletin, January 2015

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Another Year “Another year has gone by, and this Bulletin starts the second year of our magazine in this form. While the Tata... | Read More

  • The Best Chess Books Ever

    Lately I’ve gotten several letters from chess fans who want to know what kind of chess books I like, and what books I consider to be the best of all time. That kind of “best-ever” list is very much a matter of taste, and a small list is imp... | Read More


    • A year to improve my chess (February)

      The second posting about my goal to improve my online play to 1900 by the end of 2015. For last month's post see here. Wow, the year is going by quickly, chesswise. Already another month of study gone and it's hard to say whether I'm really impro... | Read More

      • RockWomble
      • | Feb 28, 2015
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    • Judit Polgar retires from competitive chess

      Instead of the sisters, Judit Polgar has never participated in the women's tournaments, having never concealed that her goal was the title of world champion of chess. In her career she has managed to defeat many samples titrated as Garry Kasparov... | Read More

      • Francy1998
      • | Feb 19, 2015
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    • Viktor Korchnoi's Blindfold Blunder

       New post looks at a couple of Korchnoi's games against Kamsky and Polgar from a 1994 blindfold tournament.  http://www.blindfoldchesstrainer.com/blog/?p=73 | Read More

    • My Chess Books Vol - 2: Chess by Laszlo Polgar

      Chess by Laszlo Polgar is the 2nd book on chess that I got. It cost me $5 at a used book store. There was no markings on any of the problems but the previous owner definitley studied the games presented, there was lots of insights and analysis. It... | Read More

      • Avro1000
      • | Feb 13, 2015
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    • Is this the most bizarre mate-in-2?

      I came across this mate-in-2 in Polgar's book of 5334 chess problems (no. 634 since you ask). It has to be one of the most complex and surprising mate-in-2's I've ever seen: The position is typical of many mate-in-2 problems in that the king ... | Read More

      • RockWomble
      • | Feb 13, 2015
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  • Judit Polgar vs Vishwanathan anand

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    I shall show you a spectacular game between Judit Polgar and Vishwanthan Anand in 1999.  Read More »

  • 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 »