Tag Archives: Polgar

News from Abroad

News from Abroad

Posted on 20th December 2013

Croatia. Opatija, World Seniors, 11th-24th November: 1st= A Vaisser (FRA) – took the title on tiebreak – and J Kristiansen (DK) both 8.5/11; 3rd= K Hulak (CRO), M Suba (ROU), YS Balashov (RUS) and A …

Corrigendum: December 2013

Corrigendum: December 2013

Posted on 18th December 2013

We are grateful to Dr. JDM Nunn (Chertsey) alerting us to the incorrect attribution of two positions from our December 2013 “Spot the Continuation” column on pages 628 – 629 (solutions p. 638). We included …

Go, Girls! – (09/13) Sophy Burnham

Go, Girls! – (09/13) Sophy Burnham

Posted on 14th October 2013

What does it mean that when I googled (outrageous verb) Women’s Chess the other day, I got Dr. Blossom’s Chess Women’s Sandals, yours for $15.99? Nice sandals, true, but does anyone else find it striking …

London Chess Classic (7)

London Chess Classic (7)

Posted on 8th December 2012

All four games were drawn today at Olympia, your Aged Editor spectating from the front row, whisky truffle chocolate and scruffy rucksack in hand. Curled microphones were swan neckedly obscuring the eight players (Kramnik, of …

Radio Reminder

Radio Reminder

Posted on 4th December 2012

Judit Polgar, International Grandmaster and strongest ever female player, will be speaking on BBC Radio 4 tomorrow starting at 10.00am. ‘Woman’s Hour’ is broadcast from Manchester and a longtime favourite of us at BCM. We …