Diana Mirza

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UCD student Diana Mirza became Ireland’s first world chess champion when she won  the  World Schools Under-17 Chess Championship in 2017

This year has provided endless twists and turns, from a global pandemic to the first Irish-American president since JFK. Not even the most gifted of p(...)

Judit Polgár: “It’s very important where you put your goals. If my goal hadn’t been to be in the absolute best category, I would not have been able to be for 26 years the number one in the ladies’ category.” Photograph: Stefan64

“Without work, talent is lost,” said the “queen of chess”. It has been a long, hard journey for Judit Polgár. Speaking at an event held this week by (...)