GM Susan Polgar

Winner of 4 Women’s World Championships

  ♦ The only World Champion in history (male or female) to win the Triple-Crown (Rapid, Blitz and Classical World Championships)
♦ 5-time Olympic Champion with 10 overall medals. Never been defeated in Olympiad competition (5 Gold, 4 Silver, and 1 Bronze)
♦ Currently holds a record 56 consecutive Olympiad game scoring streak without a loss
♦ Broke 4 World Records on August 2 2005 by playing 326 opponents simultaneously, winning 309 (drawing 14) with a winning percentage of 96.93% as well as playing 1,131 consecutive games, winning 1,112 (drawing 16)
♦ Break the gender barrier to qualify for the Men’s World Championship (1986)
♦ Earn the Men’s Grandmaster title (1991)
♦ Receive the Grandmaster of the Year Award (2003)
♦ Win the U.S. Open Blitz Championship (2003 and 2005)
♦ #1 ranked woman chess player in the world at the age of 15 (Ranked in the top 3 in the world for 20 straight years)
♦ Currently ranked #1 in the United States
♦ 3-time winner of the Chess Oscar
♦ Won the Budapest Championship for Girls under 11 at age of 4 with the score of 10-0!
♦ Award-winning and best-selling chess author in numerous languages
♦ Winner of the prestigious Cramer Award for"Best Chess Column of the Year" (2003)
♦ 3-time winner of the Chess Journalists of America Award for Best Magazine Column (2003) & Best Endgame Analysis (2003-2004)
♦ First ever recipient of the “Chess Educator of the Year” award (2003)
♦ First chess professional to receive the very prestigious Tree of Life Award (2005)
♦ A pioneer in women’s chess, an ambassador and a true role model to millions of young people worldwide
♦ Founder of the Susan Polgar Foundation (A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization to promote
chess, with all its social, educational and competitive benefits throughout the United States, for young people of all ages, especially girls)
♦ Sponsor and organizer of the prestigious annual Susan Polgar National Invitational for Girls Championship (held annually for the top girl under 19 years old from each state)
♦ Sponsor and organizer of two other
prestigious annual events: The Susan Polgar World Open Chess Championship for Girls (u/21) and the Susan Polgar National Open Chess Championship for Girls (u/21)
♦ Member of the Chess for Peace initiative with former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev and 7-time World Champion A. Karpov


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