Born 1976 in Budapest/Hungary; Grandmaster 1991; peak Elo rating: 2735. First women contender ever for the World Chess Championship (FIDE World Chess Championship 2005). Replaced Bobby Fischer in 1991 as the then youngest player to ever hold the grandmaster title. By far the best female chess player ever.
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