Susan Polgar

Susan Polgar who is an American chess player was born in April 19, 1969 in Hungary. She now lives in Lubbock, Texas, having currently moved from Forest Hills Queen in New York City, where she ran the Polgar Chess Center and the Susan Polgar Foundation, which gives chess training to children, especially girls. US chess player Susan Polgar is also a chess writer and promoter and the head of the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence at Texas Tech University. However, the information about Susan Polgar shared in this article will help you to know more about her.

At the age of 15, Susan Polgar was the top ranked woman chess player in the world. Susan earned her Grandmaster title in 1991. Moreover, she was the first woman to achieve the title of Grandmaster in regular competition. She was the Women’s World Chess Championship from the year 1996 to 1999. In October 2005 US chess player Susan Polgar had an Elo rating of 2577, making her the second-ranked woman in the world at the time, after her sister Judit Polgar. However, she has been inactive and has not played in official competition since 2004.

Susan Polgar has two awesome sisters Sofia and Judit. Judit, the youngest sister became the greatest woman in history, topping the women's rating list at the age of 13. However, Susan liked to play in the Men's World Championship, a stronger and more prominent event than the women's edition. After years of lawyers and fans promoting her cause, FIDE finally relented and allowed Susan to play in the World Junior Championship, which had previously been just for boys. Susan Polgar moved to the U.S.A in 1995 to marry Jacob Shutzman.

In 2003, the United States Of Chess Federation entitled Susan Polgar as "Grandmaster of the Year". She is also the first woman to win the US Open Blitz Championship, against a field, including seven grandmasters. Moreover, she won that title again in 2005 and in 2006. She helped train and played the top board for the United States women's team at the Chess Olympiad 2004 held in October in Majorca, Spain. Overall, the team won the Silver Medal, but Polgar won an individual gold medal for achieving the highest performance rating in the women's event and the highest point total.

US chess player Susan Polgar has a total of ten Olympiad Medals including five gold, four silver, and one bronze. She has played 56 games in the Olympiads, never losing a single game. Susan's greatest strength is in calculating and in endgames. In August 2005, Susan Polgar played a simultaneous exhibition at a mall in Palm Beach where she broke the record for the largest number of "simul" games (326). Moreover, in October 2005, Susan Polgar joined former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and Anatoly Karpov in Lindsborg to promote "Chess For Peace”. I think the most exciting form of on-line betting is live bets. There are numerous sports that you can bet on in this way including handball, tennis, basketball, ice hockey, football and golf.

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