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Polgár sisters

Polgár sisters

Aug 18, 2010, 4:48 PM 5

I have only recently found out of the story behind the Polgár sisters' chess success, and I find it absolutely fascinating. This article describes how their father, László Polgár, used their upbringing as an experiment to show that genius can be created, being primarily a product of nurture, not nature.

I am especially fascinated by the youngest and strongest player of the sisters, Judit Polgár. I love that she chooses not play in women's-specific events or divisions. She is my newly adopted chess hero, and I plan to begin studying her games as much as I can.

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