In the recently concluded 2014 Chess Olympiad, GM Sam Shankland had the honor of playing against the legendary GM Judit Polgar in her final game before retiring from chess.
GM Shankland shows you move-by-move what he was thinking in this excellent win over Polgar that helped him win a gold medal at the Olympiad.
Find out how GM Shankland reacts when Polgar sacrifices her last piece in a chess career filled with thrilling sacrifices.
| Ver vídeo
In the three-minute portion of Death Match 18, GM Judit Polgar goes on a run against GM Nigel Short, including one brilliancy where she sacrifices her queen and lines up a brutal discovered attack. She opens up a nearly-insurmountable lead by getting advantages on the board and on the clock. Stick around until the end, when you'll see both players allow mate in one. | Ver vídeo
Death Match 18 - our biggest ever! World's best woman, GM Judit Polgar, takes on former World Championship Runner-Up GM Nigel Short. More than 2700 viewers watched as the two titans of chess played 28 games over the three-hour marathon. This opening segment includes interviews and the 5+1 portion, which ended 4-3 for Polgar. | Ver vídeo
In the bullet portion of Death Match 18, GM Judit Polgar tries to protect her lead against GM Nigel Short. He misses mate in one in the second one-minute game, recovers to go on a few mini-runs, but ultimately is unable to mount a successful comeback. Polgar wins the final two games to win the segment and the match, 17.5-10.5. Stay until the end, where you'll hear both players discuss the match. | Ver vídeo
The Polgar sisters called and Chess.com answered! As part of the Polgar Chess Festival, the best and brightest young players from Hungary played a two-game mini-match against their American counterparts. The time control was 10+5, so the games are exciting from the beginning. Hear IM Danny Rensch and FM Mike Klein commentate, and you'll also be treated to GM Susan Polgar and a peak at GM Judit Polgar. That's a full house! | Ver vídeo