The Great Games of Judit Polgar
In these series, you will find a game by game analysis of these historic games presented by IM John-Paul Wallace.
Judit Polgár is a Hungarian chess grandmaster. She is by far the strongest female chess player in history. In 1991, Polgár achieved the title of Grandmaster at the age of 15 years and 4 months, the youngest person ever to do so at that time. Polgár was ranked No. 29 in the world on the March 2012 FIDE rating list with an Elo rating of 2709, the only woman on FIDE’s Top 100 Players list, and has been ranked as high as eighth (in 2005). She has won or shared first in the chess tournaments of Hastings 1993, Madrid 1994, León 1996, U.S. Open 1998, Hoogeveen 1999, Siegman 1999, Japfa 2000, and the Najdorf Memorial 2000.
Content: Over 3.8 hours of instruction and analysis in a series of 10 lectures.
Recommended for: Beginner-Advanced Players
Chess Fans have said: This has been my favorite series so far. Polgar’s games just sparkle and Wallace does a fine job of commenting. Thanks! A very instructive lecture and mandatory if you are a King’s Indian player. wow. tactics. Inspired me to re-pick-up my tactics book. A very complex and interesting game!
IM John-Paul Wallace is from Sydney, Australia currently residing in London, England. John-Paul was the youngest Australian Chess Champion ever at the age of 17 in 1993-94. John-Paul has also won the 2003 Pratt Foundation Australian Open Chess Championship and has represented Australia in two chess Olympiads. John-Paul is a chess journalist and a chess coach for students online and over-the-board. He also lectures on topics such as ‘the psychology of winners’ and conducts management training days together with a top English poker professional, applying winning chess and poker strategy to the business world.
- Game 1: Judit Polgar vs. Ferenc Berkes
Run Time: 20 mins 25 seconds
- Game 2: Alexander Motylev vs. Judit Polgar
Run Time: 44 mins 14 seconds
- Game 3: Judit Polgar vs. Garry Kasparov
Run Time: 19 mins 29 seconds
- Game 4: Jianjun Xie vs. Judit Polgar
Run Time: 25 mins 35 seconds
- Game 5: Judit Polgar vs. Krunoslav Hulak
Run Time: 22 mins 15 seconds
- Game 6: Judit Polgar vs. Branko Damljanovic
Run Time: 30 mins 32 seconds
- Game 7: Pablo San Segundo-Carrillo vs. Judit Polgar
Run Time: 29 mins 01 seconds
- Game 8: Vadim Zvjaginsev vs. Judit Polgar
Run Time: 22 mins 54 seconds
- Game 9: Judit Polgar vs. Wolfgang Uhlmann
Run Time: 24 mins 21 seconds
- Game 10: Anatoly Karpov vs. Judit Polgar
Run Time: 23 mins 32 seconds