Many chess players have become excellent players of the world elite, but to conquer that level they have had to pass all the unimaginable difficulties of the chess game.
Anjelina Belakovskaria is Ukrainian-American born in May 1969, in Odessa and graduated from the Odessa University (ukraine) in administration and accounting, traveled to the United States in 1991 in the open world of Philadelphia, she earned her living playing Chess with bet from $ 2 to $ 5 per game, his first words learned were "two or five dollars per game" and he earned $ 35 daily, but very soon they did not allow him to play more because he earned a lot of money.
Then he opened a chess school for children and this allowed him to earn a living, learn more about English.
Then he played a role in the movie "In Search of Bobby Fischer" and that allowed him to pay a migration lawyer and get residence.
In 1993 he was awarded the title of international master FIDE, and became a member of Olympic teams in the United States.
The Polgar sisters
The Polgar sisters, Judit and Susan, did not have all of them either, since participating in an international tournament was very difficult, because their parents, who were also their teachers at the school, did not allow them to participate because of sexual discrimination, but Judit was absolute champion in 91 manila and Hungary 92, this allowed him to be selected as a substitute in the men's team and his sister Susan was proclaimed champion in Rome, were the best results achieved by a woman in more than 15 centuries of chess history .
Also the former world champion Veselin Topalov had many problems in adolescence as he had a hard time attending the tournaments because he had to travel many kilometers to move from his hometown Ruse in Bulgaria, but his perseverance led him to obtain the title of world junior champion. 14 in 1989 in 1990 sub champion sub 16, in 1992 he obtained the title of international grandmaster and became world champion in Argentina at the age of 30 in the year 2005.
The well-known Soviet or Azerbaijani grandmaster Gary Kasparov also had many difficulties in his childhood as a citizen of the capital of an oil-rich country, and in the school he was very discriminated against until he was 13 years old and he managed to represent his country in an international competition , at age 17 he received the title of grandmaster being world youth champion at the 21st year challenge to then world champion Anatoly Karpov was defeated, but the following year he bony in 1984, beat Kapok and was world champion until 1993.
The state Uní den Bobby Fischer for his part was forced to abandon his high school studies, became a great international master at the age of 15 years and at the age of 27 years was called world champion when defeating the Russian Boris Spassky, during the Second war was forced to evacuate the area and move to Leningrad, what is now called St. Petersburg; but this was taken advantage of by young Spassky to climb positions; at 18 he was a great teacher and in 1985 he won the title of world champion by beating the also Russian Tigran Petrosian.
This indicates that these teachers with natural intelligence were able to overcome the difficulties both on the board and in their personal lives.