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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Pal Benko Chessbase Article by Mihajlova,D(Part 2 of 2)

Life Gambit à la Benko-Part Two -By Diana Mihajlova
The story continues on Chessbase

Benko and Polgar exchanging books
Photo-The Chessbase article

'...Another example of his humanity is his generous coaching and training help to the young Polgar sisters. In the early stages of their career, when their parents’ finances were scarce, Benko took the girls under his wing and offered them training – for free. 

“I trained the Polgar sisters for two Olympiads and travelled with them as their coach – in Moscow and Novi Sad.” 

He keeps cordial connections with the Polgar family until today...(more)'-See the whole article on Chessbase

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