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Judit Polgar

The Princess of Chess

Product Code: B0038BT

Publisher: Batsford
Author: Tibor Karolyi
Year of Publication: 2004

Pages: 288
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)

Book DescriptionThe chess world acknowledges that Judit Polgar is unique. She is the only woman able to compete on equal terms with the world's best grandmasters. In this book, Tibor Karolyi analyzes in-depth a large selection of Judit's exciting games, featuring wins against the leading contemporary chess players, including Garry Kasparov. Taken from all stages of her career, the games are filled to the brim with neat tactics and attacks on the King.

The book cover's Judit's early childhood when her family and two sisters all contributed greater to the development of her chess skills. Polgar is the product of a family driven by chess, and from an early age she was groomed for success. Having trained both of Judit's sisters, Zsuzsu (Susan) and Sofia, the author experienced firest-hand the parents' innovative methods of education and their credit of a world-class chess grandmaster.

Tibor Karolyi is an International Master, formerly Hungarian Champion and Grandmaster chess training. He currently lives in Hungary and regularly contributes to a number of British and European magazines.


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ISBN 9780713488906
Manufacturer Batsford Chess
Author(s) Tibor Karolyi
Pages 288 Pages
Publication Date Jan 1, 2004
Notation Type FAN - Figurine
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