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One thing about GMs is consistency so losing in a tournament game to a significantly lower-rated player is extremely rare and the rarity can be roughly calculated based on rating difference. So a 2500 losing to 1500 might be 1/100 or less. Also, the way tournament pairings are done makes it pretty unlikely, even in an open event and impossible in a class ...


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In her TED talk Giving checkmate is always fun, Judit Polgar says (t=0:59): My mother taught me the first moves when I was about five years old...


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