Choose to Challenge: International Women’s Day

Tomorrow, 8 March, is International Women’s Day. Before we return to the specific world of chess, it is useful to put the occasion into context and to understand the aims of the day. The History of the Day The day was created following the proposal of Clara Zetkin at the 1910 International Conference of Working […]

Strike Like Judit Polgár!

Grandmaster Judit Polgár is the strongest female chess player of all time. Judit’s sharp, tactical style helped her to become one of the world’s top 10 players. Furthermore, Judit defeated no fewer than 11 World Champions, including Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov and the current champion, Magnus Carlsen. Strike like Judit! The Winning Tactics of Chess […]