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Polgar122
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  • A List of One’s Own: The New Top 100 Women Rankings

    By Maret Thorpe. Photo: Tae Moon [Reprinted with permission of the author and US Chess.] “I’m so honored to have made it on to the first iteration of the Top Women Age 50 and Over! I hope these newly added lists encourage mo... | Read More

  • Death Match Video Guide

    Following this video guide, you'll retrace the steps of the Chess.com's greatest blitz and bullet combatants (Nakamura, Caruana, So...) as they wage a battle of wills in an epic three hour Death Match! Share the woes of time trouble, mouse slips, ... | Read More

  • Martin Villemson's Gambit

         Many openings go by various names. The opening(s) we'll be looking at below not only go by many names, but the situations, like gambits themselves, can get messy, muddy and uncertain very quickly.      The title of this article i... | Read More

  • Cracked Grandmaster Tales: Polgar vs Silman

    I didn’t intend to write a 4th Cracked Grandmaster Tales article, but so many Chess.com members asked me to do another that I decided to share a few more (true) stories. I hope you enjoy these as much as you did the others. Be warned: there mig... | Read More

  • The Biggest Secret Of The Soviet Chess School

    The famed Soviet school of chess has produced hundreds of grandmasters and dozens of world champions. Thousands of chess coaches teach their students using "the Soviet training method." But who can really describe what exactly was/is the So... | Read More


    • Entrevista con Juan Röhl de Periodista Venus Cañas

      Entrevista con Juan Röhl por Venus Cañas 10/11/2015 – Nació en Caracas, es Licenciado en Administración Comercial, maestro internacional y uno de los ajedrecistas más destacados de Venezuela. Actualmente se desempaña como entrenador de a... | Read More

      • juanrohl
      • | Feb 2, 2016
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    • Tactics Books Worth Considering

      I've had an interest in tactics books for some time now.  They have some distinct advantages over other types of books: no board required readable anywhere (on the train, over lunch, etc.) short time commitment-meaning if you got five minutes yo... | Read More

      • Bruch
      • | Jan 28, 2016
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    • January simultaneous

      Simultaneous on 10 boards with WGM ADRIANA NIKOLOVA  on Saturday (30.01.2016) at 10:00p.m. (Eastern Europ. Time) GMT+2 hours, 3:00p.m. New York Time, 8:00p.m. London (UK) Time Anyone who wishes to participate should write me personal message ... | Read More

    • Judit Polgar Teaches Attacking Chess

      I'm currently reading How to Attack in Chess by Gary Lane. The game I played through this morning offers some instructional play from Judit Polgar.  | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Jan 12, 2016
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    • Tactics, Strategy, Endgames, and then Practice

      I have started a new study regimen which includes playing through lots of master games and the following books: Chess Tactics for Students by John Bain The Amateur's Mind by IM Silman Silman's Complete Endgame Course by IM Silman Chess by Laszl... | Read More

      • dblackw2
      • | Jan 9, 2016
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Video Lessons



  • Judit Polgar vs Vishwanathan anand

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    I shall show you a spectacular game between Judit Polgar and Vishwanthan Anand in 1999.  Read More »

  • 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 »