Judit Polgár

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Judit Polgár (born 23 July 1976) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster, generally considered the strongest female chess player of all time. In 1991, Polgár achieved the title of Grandmaster at the age of 15 years and 4 months, at the time the youngest to have done so, breaking the record previously held by former World Champion Bobby Fischer. She was the youngest player ever to break into the FIDE top 100 players rating list, ranking No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Judit Polgár has received more than 1,910,952 page views. Her biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Judit Polgár is the 30th most popular chess player (up from 35th in 2019), the 143rd most popular biography from Hungary (up from 151st in 2019) and the most popular Hungarian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Judit Polgár ranks 30 out of 376Before her are David Bronstein, Miguel Najdorf, Johannes Zukertort, Akiba Rubinstein, Bent Larsen, and Mikhail Chigorin. After her are Nona Gaprindashvili, Efim Bogoljubov, Frank Marshall, Savielly Tartakower, Howard Staunton, and Luis Ramírez de Lucena.

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Among people born in 1976, Judit Polgár ranks 15Before her are Ryan Reynolds, Clarence Seedorf, Michael Ballack, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Patrick Kluivert, and Audrey Tautou. After her are Colin Farrell, Scott Adkins, Alessandro Nesta, Ramzan Kadyrov, Guti, and Diane Kruger.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Judit Polgár ranks 143 out of 696Before her are György Sárosi (1912), Gyula Horn (1932), Magda Szabó (1917), Mária Telkes (1900), László Csatáry (1915), and Marcel Grossmann (1878). After her are Gyula Lóránt (1923), Gusztáv Jány (1883), Imre Schlosser (1889), Charles Simonyi (1948), Ludwig von Benedek (1804), and Taksony of Hungary (931).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Hungary

Among chess players born in Hungary, Judit Polgár ranks 1After her are László Szabó (1917), Géza Maróczy (1870), Lajos Portisch (1937), Isidor Gunsberg (1854), István Bilek (1932), Endre Steiner (1901), István Csom (1940), Lajos Asztalos (1889), András Adorján (1950), Zoltán Ribli (1951), and Győző Forintos (1935).

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