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What do you know about chess?

Marek Holeva | June 10, 2011 – 14:204 Comments | 2,131 views
What do you know about chess?

It is fairly simple to find out whether you are competent at playing chess. If your rank exceeds that of a Bishop, hardly anybody will call you an inept player.

But what is the state of your chess knowledge? Are you able to answer any question or would it be difficult to list at least two world champions?

Take our ‘What do you know about chess?’ quiz series and assess your chess education.

If, by any chance, you would have hard times answering our questions, do not give up! Right answers await you in the end, along with much-needed explanation, so you can only broaden your insight.

Are you ready?

Quiz 1

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Comments (4)

    • Jessica says:

      It arapeps that a number of counties and leagues are discussing the introduction of local rules which would prohibit non-members from taking part in organised chess. Some like Cleveland introduced such rules years ago. As someone who has denied that the ECF’s intention in introducing a membership scheme was to cut down the amount of chess being played, do you or the ECF board regard moves to ban people from playing chess as a desirable development?

  • Karim says:

    Thanks it is a great place to visit. I was srrpuised by how much growth there has been in so little time.@John Thanks for stopping by! We’re having a blast; you’re uncle is a lot of fun to travel with. But I can’t wait to meet little Narineh!

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