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Judit Polgár
Judit Polgár at the Sparkassen Chess-Meetin
Full nameJudit Polgár
Born (1976-07-23) 23 Julie 1976 (age 47)
Budapest, Hungary
TeetleGrandmaster (1991)
FIDE ratin2696 (Juin 2024) (No. 52 player an No. 1
woman in the Mey 2013 FIDE Warld Rankings)
Peak ratin2735
(No. 8 player an No. 1 woman
in the Julie 2005 FIDE Warld Rankings)

Judit Polgár (born 23 Julie 1976) is a Hungarie chess grandmaster. She is bi far the strangest female chess player in history.[1] In 1991, Polgár achieved the teetle o Grandmaster at the age o 15 years an 4 month, the youngest person tae dae sae till then.

Judit Polgár is currently (Mey 2013) rankit 52nt in the warld FIDE ratins leet wi an Elo ratin o 2696, the only woman on FIDE's Tap 100 Players leet, an haes been rankit as heich as aicht (in 2005). She haes wan or shared first in the chess toornaments o Hastings 1993, Madrid 1994, León 1996, U.S. Open 1998, Hoogeveen 1999, Siegman 1999, Japfa 2000, an the Najdorf Memorial 2000.[2]

Polgár is the anly woman tae hae wan a gemme frae a current warld nummer ane player, an haes defeatit nine current or umwhile warld champions in aither rapid or classical chess: Anatoli Karpov, Garry Kasparov, Boris Spassky, Vasily Smyslov, Veselin Topalov, Viswanathan Anand, Ruslan Ponomariov, Alexander Khalifman, an Rustam Kasimdzhanov.[3]

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  1. Sources citing Polgár as by far the strongest female chess player of all time:
    • "Anand wins chess "Battle of the Sexes"". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Associated Press. 18 August 2003. p. 6A. note: The Associated Press story on Aug.17/18, 2003 on the Polgár–Anand match explicitly refers to Polgár with the words "by far the strongest woman chess player ever"
    • "Polgar, Judit". Encyclodedia Britannica Online. Retrieved 8 Mey 2011. note: explicitly uses "by far": "By far the strongest female player of all timer".
    • "Super-GM tournament in Sofia starts". Chessbase.com. 12 Mey 2005. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2010.
    • "Judit Polgár: 'I can work myself into the top ten again'". ChessBase. 11 November 2007. Retrieved 4 Februar 2008.
    • McClain, Dylan Loeb (24 December 2006). "Chess; The Secret of Playing Blindfold: Memory May Be the Least of It". The New York Times. Retrieved 13 Apryle 2010.
    • "Women Grandmasters in Chess". MichaelBluejay. Retrieved 13 Apryle 2010.
    • Pein, Malcolm (22 September 2009). "A crown for Kosteniuk". London: Telegraph Media Group Limited. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2010. Malcolm Pein, British IM and Executive Editor of CHESS magazine, when speaking of A. Kosteniuk's victory over Hou Yifan for the Women's World Champtionship, said "Currently Judit Polgár is in another league from any other female player."
    • "Elite Players Of Chess To Compete". The New York Times. 17 Mey 2005. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2010.
    • Humber, James M.; Almeder, Robert F. (1998). Human cloning. Humana Press inc. p. 87. ISBN 0-89603-565-4.
    • Weber, Bruce (22 December 1996). "Next Move? Chess enthusiasts puzzle over game's gender imbalance". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. p. 17A.
    • Wolff, Patrick (2002). Complete Idiot's guide to chess. Penguin Group (USA) Inc. p. 277. ISBN 0-02-864182-5.
    • Kavalek, Lubomir (17 Januar 2005). "Chess". The Washington Post. p. C12. Kavalek, GM in the top 100 players for 26 years, called Polgár, "the all-time best female player"
    • Pandolfini, Bruce (2007). Treasure Chess: Trivia, Quotes, Puzzles, and Lore from the World's Oldest Game. Random House. p. 84. ISBN 978-0-375-72204-2. Panolfini, chess author and coach, writes "Judit Polgár is simply the strongest female chess player in history."
    • The January 1996 FIDE ratings list was a landmark as Polgár's 2675 rating made her the No. 10 ranked player in the world, the only woman ever to enter the world's Top Ten. Berry, Jonathan (6 Januar 1996). "Kramnick, 20 Tops the rating list". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. p. A12.
    • "All Time Rankings:FIDE Top 10 1970–1997". The University of Edinburgh. Archived frae the original on 26 November 2009. Retrieved 15 Mey 2010.
  2. Abrukh, Boris (25 Juin 2009). "SUPER-TOURNAMENT – PARTICIPANTS". Boris Avrukh. Retrieved 22 Apryle 2010.
  3. "Judit Polgár". Judit Polgár. Retrieved Mar.13, 2011. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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