Judit Polgar

Super-grandmaster.  Highest rating 2735 , no. 8 in the world.   Born in Budapest, Hungry.  Her father (a chess master) wanted to prove women could play chess ..

 Before the 1980’s it was said that women cannot play chess – then (at 15 years of age) Judit Polgar became a Grandmaster and the chess world stopped.  Judit has beaten world champions in tournament play including Karpov and Anand.

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