11 year old Luke Harmon-Vellotti from Boise, Idaho

I just received an email from Luke Harmon-Vellotti’s family that he recently finished solving all 5,334 puzzles in Polgar’s family book “CHESS”! This was a longtime project for Luke, and he was determined to correctly solve all the puzzles in the book before he turned 12 years old.

Last year Luke defeated 4 masters, 1 GM, and drew a 2350+ player at the Las Vegas International Chess Festival! He also won the SP World Open Puzzle Solving Championship by solving all 10 puzzles correctly in a record 90 seconds!

Luke just became a National Master rated 2204 this past weekend in Washington, DC. Congratulations to Luke! Well done!

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