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ginmillrainbow
ginmillrainbow
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Joined: 4/7/14
Last Online: 4/20/14
Points: 1 points
POLGAR-2014
POLGAR-2014
Location: Turkey
Joined: 4/5/14
Last Online: 4/5/14
Points: 0 points
CatherinePolgar
CatherinePolgar
Location: Santa tecla, El Salvador
Joined: 1/28/14
Last Online: 2/1/14
Points: 0 points
polgar-2693
polgar-2693
Location: Iran
Joined: 12/15/13
Last Online: 12/15/13
Points: 0 points
Susan_Polgar
Susan_Polgar
Location: Caloocan City, Philippines
Joined: 12/11/13
Last Online: 12/14/13
Points: 0 points

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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 »