publication date: Sunday, October 12, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Competitions

clue: This Hungarian knows that the queen is the most powerful piece on the chessboard.

explanation: Polgár was by far the highest-ranked female player in chess history, as of this goo's publication. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Aaron Shurtleff

trivia: Several players guessed Susan Polgár, Judit's sister, an accomplished chess player in her own right. The source photo appeared on one website mislabeled as Susan.


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