Reply to post: Re: Chess

Ladies in tech, have you considered not letting us know you're female?

lglethal Silver badge

Re: Chess

Actually women have made it to the top of Chess. Never #1, although Judit Polgar defeated Kaparov whilst he was #1 in ~2003.

You can talk about it being a meritocracy, but there was for a very long time institutional hostility against women competing in competitions. That's only changed really since the 70's.

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