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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 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

  • 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


    • 2014 Western Invitational Chess Camp - Recap!

        2014 Chess Camp Group Photo   Hi all - Robby Adamson checking in after another awesome week of chess! As many of you know, I have the privilege of running the strongest chess camp in the United States, the Western Invitational Chess Camp (w... | Read More

    • #2 in DC

      After a disastrous performance in NewYork, I had few days to recoup my thoughts and energies for the 2nd DC International from June 26-30, 2014. This tournament is technically considered as a warmup for the World Open, but looking at the prize fun... | Read More

      • aspired
      • | Jul 27, 2014
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    • The Fall in NewYork!

      The third tournament in my summer chess trip was 7th New York International from June 18-22,2014 held at the Estonian House in New York. The 12,500$ unconditionally guaranteed prize fund attracted 9 GM, 14 IM, 2 WGM and few other titled players. G... | Read More

      • aspired
      • | Jul 16, 2014
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      • | 9 comments
    • Books I've read on Chess so far.

      This Blog will be continuously updated on all the books I've read on Chess. So far the books I've read are- 1. Reassess Your Chess by IM Jeremy Silman (I recommend!) 2. Complete Endgame Course by IM Jeremy Silman (I recommend!) 3. Chess Tactics... | Read More

      • windmill64
      • | Jul 15, 2014
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      • | 2 comments
    • My Game against GM Susan Polgar

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      • CAR0NTE
      • | Jun 4, 2014
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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 »