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paupolgar
paupolgar
Ubicación: Budapeste, Hungary
Registrado: 05/05/15
Conectado por última vez: 20/05/15
Puntos: 0 puntos
sir_polgar
sir_polgar
Lugar: Indonesia
Registrado: 27/12/14
Conectado por última vez: 27/12/14
Puntos: 0 puntos
jipolgar
jipolgar
Lugar: Iran
Registrado: 10/12/14
Conectado por última vez: 13/12/14
Puntos: 0 puntos
polgar_Jr
polgar_Jr
Lugar: Indonesia
Registrado: 05/12/14
Conectado por última vez: 26/01/15
Puntos: 1 puntos
diegovasquezescobar
diegovasquezescobar
Ubicación: Popayán, Cauca, Colombia
Registrado: 03/11/14
Conectado por última vez: 24/05/15
Puntos: 1 puntos

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    The recent Women's World Championship was a fascinating event. You could find everything we love about chess competitions: neat combinations, unpredictable results (will we ever forget Natalia Pogonina's amazing comebacks in almost every single ma... | Leer más

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  • The Master's Bulletin, February 2015

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      • smurfo
      • | 24/05/2015
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    • In Conversation with International Master John Watson!

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    • Men are better than woman in Chess ?

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      • 1Chessdoc
      • | 27/04/2015
      • | 344 vistas
      • | 4 comentarios
    • On Nigel Short's article and #sexisminchess

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      • Spektrowski
      • | 26/04/2015
      • | 738 vistas
      • | 8 comentarios
    • Men, Women and Nigel Short 2: An academic response

      SUMMARY: Short’s article was not as controversial as it has been made out to be Short based his claims on two recent academic contributions – one statistical comment and one study on FIDE data – that suggested that gender gaps cannot be exp... | Leer más

      • smurfo
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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.  Leer más »

  • 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... Leer más »

  • Gulko, Boris

    • 14 lecturas
    • | 14 lecturas

    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... Leer más »

  • Simultaneous play

    • 10 lecturas
    • | 10 lecturas

    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... Leer más »

  • Grandmaster

    • 35 lecturas
    • | 35 lecturas

    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... Leer más »