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Susan_Polgar
Susan_Polgar
Location: Caloocan City, Philippines
Joined: 12/11/13
Last Online: 12/14/13
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  • The Blackjack Death Match

    Chess.com's 21st Death Match will have GMs Georg Meier and Imre Balog at the card table on Saturday, February 15 at 1 p.m. Eastern, 10 a.m. Pacific. (GMT - 8) But who brings better cards to the casino? Meier, FIDE 2636, has a chip lead... | Read More

  • WCC day 1

    Hey Chess Fans, I am going to do my best to try to be here every day for the duration of the WCC between Anand and Carlsen to replay the game and tell you guys who has the upper hand due to this game                               ... | Read More

  • Blunders in Modern Play, Part 2

    Today's article is the continuation of the topic of Blunders in Modern Play. Last week we went over the examples of opening blunders from the World Cup tournament. Today I would like to concentrate on one example that features the position from a ... | Read More

  • SOS - Secrets of Opening Surprises - October 2012

    SEE FOR YOURSELF HOW AN SOS CAN SHOCK AND CONFUSE! Every month, the editor of the SOS Secrets of Opening Surprises book series, IM Jeroen Bosch, annotates a game which was recently played with an SOS-variation. SOS Game of the Month: October ... | Read More

  • Records in Chess

    Best match player.  William Steinitz played 27 chess matches from 1862 to 1896, and won 25 of the 27.    He won 160 games, lost 70, and drew 57.  Best Selling Chess Book. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess has sold over one million copies. Best w... | Read More


    • A shocking development

      Having been an active member of the US Chess scene for many years, as a player of many different levels throughout my life, I've definitely come to notice those who inspire us and make the biggest contributions to our community. There are many big... | Read More

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    • Eye of the Madras Tiger !!

      " It's the eye of the tiger, It's the thrill of the fight, Rising up to the challenge of the rival !! "   A round of applause for Anand in the press center! #candidates2014 — candidates fide (@candidatesfide) March 29, 2014   ... | Read More

    • The Method of Calculation

      If you landed on this page, most probably Google has brought you here. Alternatively, you could access my article here: http://jose-franco-de-arevalo.quazen.com/games/board-games/the-method-of-chess-calculation/ What follows is a brief definit... | Read More

    • Susan Polgar explains a good chess opening

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    • The pay and attractiveness of women's chess

      Susan Polgar wrote: There isn't even a blip on the media radar about the Yifan - Ushenina match. Why is the coverage poor for women's title match? The media interest, on the other hand, is huge for the Anand - Carlsen match...There are a number of... | Read More


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  • 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 »