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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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  • Two Gold Medal Winners in Death Match 27

    After a brief summer break, Chess.com's Death Match returns less than three days from now with a battle between two gold medal winners.  GM Wang Yue (China, FIDE 2713) will take on GM Aleksandr Lenderman (USA, FIDE 2584) in D... | Read More

  • Two World Champions to Battle in Strongest Death Match Ever

    The current World Blitz Champion, GM Le Quang Liem, and the former World Junior Champion, GM Dmitry Andreikin, will face off in Death Match 24 on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Their average FIDE rating of 2716 makes this the highest-rated Death Matc... | Read More

  • 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


    • Dismal start at Susan Polgar World Open

      So far this has been the hardest competition I ever faced at a scholastic tournament so far which is good but my results don't think the same way. The U18 boys section that i'm in only has 9 players but it includes an International Master and 2 Ex... | Read More

      • gow488
      • | Nov 1, 2014
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    • An Interview with Dr. Ken Regan, IM and Anti-Cheating Expert

      Dr. and IM Ken Regan was kind enough to sit down with me over the summer for an interview. We discussed his research and perspectives as they relate to topics such as computers, cheating, and performance in chess. Unfortunately, due to a hectic mo... | Read More

    • One look and a game

      A National Geographic documentary states that the brain is malleable, and studies of Susan Polgar’s brain scan show that she uses the same brain area to recognize positions on a board and to remember people faces. If this is the norm and not the... | Read More

      • alpaso5
      • | Sep 2, 2014
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    • Una mirada y un juego

      En un documental de National Geographic se afirma que el cerebro es moldeable, y que estudios realizados por medio de un escaneo cerebral a la ajedrecista Susan Polgar, demuestran que ella utiliza la misma zona del cerebro para reconocer posicione... | Read More

      • alpaso5
      • | Sep 2, 2014
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    • Congrtatulation INDIA

      It was November 2013 and world champion Viswanathan Anand was fighting a losing battle against Magnus Carlsen in their World Chess Championship match. Former women's champion Susan Polgar, who had come down to do commentary, was visiting co-comm... | 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 »