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    • The line between unsound and stupid

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    • judit polgar no Brasil.... "atropelando" 2 GMS Brasileiros

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      • camiladoce
      • | Jul 12, 2015
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    • A Road Map to Higher Ratings

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      • | Jun 19, 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 »