Barrier-Breaking Grandmaster Youngest Woman To Be Inducted In Chess Hall Of Fame

The Hall of Fame Induction will take place at 6 pm in St Louis on March 18, 2019

Barrier-Breaking Grandmaster Youngest Woman To Be Inducted In Chess Hall Of Fame
By SARAH FENTEM

A Webster University chess coach will today become the youngest woman to be inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame.

Susan Polgár was the first woman to win the coveted grandmaster title through traditional tournament play in 1991. The Hungarian-born champion has broken gender barriers in the male-dominated chess world during a career that spans five decades.

A Webster University chess coach will today become the youngest woman to be inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame.

Susan Polgár was the first woman to win the coveted grandmaster title through traditional tournament play in 1991. The Hungarian-born champion has broken gender barriers in the male-dominated chess world during a career that spans five decades.

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