Vishy Anand is currently playing Magnus Carlsen for the world chess championship in Russia.
Obviously, it’s tough to win against such an amazing player. But GM Judit Polgar has done it!
Watch as GM Polgar explains how she beat one of the best players of all time in this amazing game.
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Despite Judit's strong attack in the middlegame, Anand defended well and the game has reaches it's final stage: the endgame! Up a pawn, Judit's position is a "technical win", but a great deal of tricky maneuvering is necessary before Judit can finally win this pawn up bishop endgame.
In second phase of Judit's game against Anand we see the game transition from the opening into a complex middlegame position. Ahead in development but down a pawn, watch and learn from Judit as she conducts a powerful attack against the world champion's uncastled king!
Judit Polgar gives us a taste of some of the things we can learn from her new chess app, "Judit Polgar's Chess Playground." This app is a great learning tool, designed for chess kids and especially for new chess players.
Grandmaster Judit Polgar is the #1 female chess player in history! Today she shares a game that inspired her as a little girl, and offers her wisdom as far as what you can learn in the critical moments of this legendary battle.