Hungarian Women’s Chess Champion Judit Polgar versus Garry Kasparov Judit Polgar is a Hungarian chess player who is widely considered to be one of the greatest female chess players of all time. Born on July 23, 1976 in Budapest, Hungary, Polgar began playing chess at the age of four, and quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the top female chess players in the world. Hungarian Women’s Chess Champion Polgar’s chess career began to take off in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when she won the Hungarian Women’s Chess Championship in 1991 and 1992.
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Chinese Women’s Chess Champion Hou Yifan versus Alexander Grischuk Hou Yifan versus GM Veselin Topalov Hou Yifan is a Chinese chess prodigy who has made a name for herself in the world of chess. Born on February 27, 1994 in Xinghua, China, Hou began playing chess at the age of six and quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the top female chess players in the world.
Alexandra Kosteniuk has left team Russia Who is Alexandra Kosteniuk? Why did Alexandra Kosteniuk leave the Russian Federation? Alexandra Kosteniuk has left team Russia The Swiss Chess Federation (SSB) has confirmed that 2008 women’s world chess champion, Alexandra Kosteniuk, has joined the ranks of Russian players leaving their country to play under the Swiss banner from January 1, 2024. Kosteniuk, who holds dual Russian-Swiss citizenship and is often referred to as the “chess queen” in online circles, is currently living in France and already plays for SD Zurick in the Swiss Team Championship.