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Judit Polgar
How I Beat Fischer’s Record
Teaches Chess 1

How I Beat Fischer’s Record

Great achievements often take a lifetime of preparation, but when these achievements are becoming the World Number 1 at the age of 12 and the youngest ever grandmaster at the age of 15 you have to start early! In this very personal book Judit Polgar describes her early moments of success and the chess ideas she needed to master to achieve them.

This exceptional book is the beginning of a unique project where one of the greatest players of our time transforms her personal journey to the top into a roadmap for everyone who ever wanted to better themselves in the game of chess.

Chess Today review of the book 

Judit Polgar
Chess Playground 2
Illustrations by Sofia Polgar

Chess Playground 2

Working on the second workbook of ChessPlayground series is a new dream which came true. We managed to combine the important elements of both of ours life conception, the honest true human love of children, chess and animals. We still believe that we can deliver this comprehensive approach to our children and for you my kind chess partner!

Judit Polgar
Xadrez Divertido
Illustrations by Sofia Polgar

Xadrez Divertido

Aprenda xadrez com a maior jogadora de todos os tempos! As regras do jogo, as peças e suas funções. 160 exercícios no tabuleiro com as soluções. 16 dicas de como dar xeque-mate em apenas um movimento. Mais de 100 rimas com ilustrações de animais para estimular o aprendizado.
Judit Polgar
Chess Playground
Illustrations by Sofia Polgar

Chess Playground

Children learn best by playing. Chess is a creative, entertaining and complex game, developing pattern recognition and logical thinking. It is also an ancient game, played for more than 2000 years . In this booklet you will find 250 fun and creative exercises, games, engaging rhymes and playful drawings. Great for parents, grandparents, teachers, and anyone who wants to enjoy playing chess together with toddlers and beginners. Start playing chess, and enjoy it for a lifetime!

“I started to play chess when I was 5 years old, and I have been playing ever since. It has been a great pleasure for me to work on this book together with my sister Sofia. I tried out each exercise with students and my own children, Hanna and Oliver. Now I'm happy to share them with children all over the world!”

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