Friday, October 04, 2013 17:31
The annual Polgar Chess Day, held at the Palace of Fine Arts in Budapest, celebrated a special anniversary. 25 years ago three teenage sisters broke the Soviet hegemony in women's chess: At the 1988 Chess Olympiad in Thessaloniki the Polgar sisters claimed gold for Hungary. Zsuzsa was 19, Zsofia 15, and Judit only 12 years old.
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Friday, May 31, 2013 15:01
The first International Conference on the Applications of Chess and Education will take place from June 25th to June 29th at the GSD Buitrago Campus in Buitrago de Lozoya, Spain. It will be organized by the Gredos San Diego Cooperative and by the National Distance Education University (UNED). An International School Chess Tournament, subject to...
Monday, November 19, 2012 16:33
For famous chess sisters, over four thousand enthusiastic visitors at the EU Polgar Chess Festival (16-17 of November).
Report and photos by Robert Szegfi courtesy of www.polgarjudit.com
Budapest - They are the most famous sisters in chess: Susan, former women's world champion, Judit, strongest female player that has ever lived, and Sofi, who has...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 19:01
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Wesley So are sharing the lead after five rounds at the SPICE Cup in St. Louis. Both GMs scored 3/5 in an event that's full of draws and fighting chess at the same time.
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave & Wesley So drew in round 3 | Photos courtesy of the SPICE Cup & Susan Polgar
SPICE Cup | PGN via TWIC
Friday, September 14, 2012 18:43
The 2016 World Chess Olympiad will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan. This was the result of a vote at the FIDE General Assembly last Saturday.
The FIDE Executive Board at the General Assembly | All photos courtesy of the FIDE & the Istanbul Olympiad
Again, we look back and summarize the most important events of the 83rd FIDE Congress and General...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 9:13
Le Quang Liem won the 5th SPICE Cup in Lubbock, Texas. The Vietnamese grandmaster defeated Leinier Dominuez of Cuba in the last round and finished on 17 points (in the football score, which was used in Texas) or 6.5/10 (in the traditional score).
Susan Polgar hands the cup to Le Quang Liem
5th SPICE Cup | PGN via TWIC