The 8th annual Polar Chess Festival was held at the Budapest Palace of Arts on October 4th of this year. The event featured thousands of chess fans playing multiple variations of the game and GM Polgar being recognized by Guiness World Records for leading the FIDE world rankings for 25 years! Check out this excellent video from Chess.com highlighting the festival and some of its activities!
Wesley Surber is a theologian and chess enthusiast in San Antonio, Texas. He has an extensive background and experience in military operations, tactics, and healthcare. In addition, he received his Masters of Divinity from Liberty University in 2016 and is an active member of Vineyard USA. In his spare time, he blogs for Campfire Chess and enjoys chess, horror movies, reading, video games, and as much family time as he can get.