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What was the name of the first computer to defeat a grandmaster?

Deep Blue

HAL 9000

Skynet

PS/2

It was developed by IBM.

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

What move involves both the king and a rook at the same time?

Castling

En passant

Promotion

Checkmate

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

What is the name of the rating system that measures players' relative skill levels? It is named after its inventor.

Elo system

Glicko system

Harkness system

Ingo system

It is also used as a rating system in American football, baseball, basketball, pool, table tennis and many other sports.

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Who made the music for the Chess musical?

Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Leonard Bernstein

Charles Strouse

They are also famous for being part of ABBA.

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What is the name of this chess player from Baku? He was considered the worlds greatest player in the late 80s and 90s.

Kasparov

Kramnik

Karpov

Spassky

Kasparov became the youngest ever undisputed World Chess Champion in 1985 at age 22.

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What was the location of the famous 1972 game between Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer?

The match took place in the Laugardalshöll arena in Reykjavík, Iceland, and has been dubbed the Match of the Century.

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Which is a famous 1852 game between Jean Dufresne and Adolf Anderssen?

The Evergreen Partie

The Immortal Game

The Battle of Hastings

Rook Before you Leap

The evergreen game is famous because it is an all-time masterpiece.

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

What flattering nickname has been given to Magnus Carlsen by the press?

The Mozart of Chess

The Einstein of Chess

The da Vinci of Chess

The Genghis Khan of Chess

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

What country has the most grandmasters?

Russia

USA

China

India

Russia has more than 250 grandmasters.
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