Ceremony for 2021 WCHOF Inductee Judit Polgar

Join the World Chess Hall of Fame and Saint Louis Chess Club in honoring 2021 World Chess Hall of Fame Inductee Judit Polgar during a live-streamed ceremony at the 6th Annual Strategy Across the Board gala on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 8 p.m. CT.

Grandmaster Judit Polgar is universally recognized as the strongest female player of all time. Among her many accolades, she was first rated in the top 100 players in the world at age 12, maintained the world number 1 ranking for women for 26 years, broke Bobby Fischer's record as the youngest grandmaster in 1991, and was the only woman to have ever reached the Candidates stage with a rating over 2700. 

In addition to her induction ceremony, Judit Polgar will also deliver the keynote speech at Strategy Across the Board. Watch the program on the World Chess Hall of Fame's YouTube and Facebook Live channels.

Saturday, Dec 3 - 8:00 pm