^Sources citing Polgár as by far the strongest female chess player of all time:
Anand wins chess "Battle of the Sexes". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Associated Press. 18 August 2003: 6A. note: The Associated Press story on Aug.17/18, 2003 on the Polgár–Anand match explicitly refers to Polgár with the words "by far the strongest woman chess player ever"
Polgar, Judit. Encyclodedia Britannica Online. [22 January 2015]. （原始内容存档于2015-01-22）. note: explicitly uses "by far": "By far the strongest female player of all time".
Pein, Malcolm. A crown for Kosteniuk. London: Telegraph Media Group Limited. 22 September 2009 [18 April 2010]. （原始内容存档于2021-12-15）. Malcolm Pein, British IM and Executive Editor of CHESS magazine, when speaking of A. Kosteniuk's victory over Hou Yifan for the Women's World Champtionship, said "Currently Judit Polgár is in another league from any other female player."
Kavalek, Lubomir. Chess. The Washington Post. 17 January 2005: C12. Kavalek, GM in the top 100 players for 26 years, called Polgár, "the all-time best female player"
Pandolfini, Bruce. Treasure Chess: Trivia, Quotes, Puzzles, and Lore from the World's Oldest Game. Random House. 2007: 84. ISBN 978-0-375-72204-2. Panolfini, chess author and coach, writes "Judit Polgár is simply the strongest female chess player in history."
The January 1996 FIDE ratings list was a landmark as Polgár's 2675 rating made her the No. 10 ranked player in the world, the only woman ever to enter the world's Top Ten. Berry, Jonathan. Kramnick, 20 Tops the rating list. The Globe and Mail (Toronto). 6 January 1996: A12.