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Which World Cup Country Has the Best Combination of Football (Soccer) and Chess Talent?

  • Brazil
  • Croatia
  • Netherlands
  • England
  • Italy
  • USA
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Other
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Created on June 21, 2014 | 7354 Votes | 90 Comments

Who Will Have the Best Combined Performance at the World Rapid and Blitz Championships?

  • Magnus Carlsen
  • Levon Aronian
  • Alexander Grischuk
  • Vishy Anand
  • Fabiano Caruana
  • Hikaru Nakamura
  • Sergey Karjakin
  • Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
  • Le Quang Liem
  • Other
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Created on June 14, 2014 | 4806 Votes | 51 Comments

What Do You Think of Short Matches Like Hikaru Nakamura and David Navara Are Playing?

  • They're great! The chess world should have more.
  • If there's no tournament or title at stake, I don't see the point.
  • I like when they feature compelling themes, like old versus young, etc.
  • I follow them, but they will always take a backseat to an organized tournament.
  • I have the money to host one now!
  • I didn't even know these two were playing a match right now!
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Created on June 10, 2014 | 2612 Votes | 13 Comments

What's the Biggest Surprise in Norway Chess 2014 So far?

  • GM Simen Agdestein on an even score.
  • GM Magnus Carlsen failing to win a game.
  • GM Levon Aronian forgetting his prep and losing early in round 3.
  • GM Fabiano Caruana nearly starting 3/3.
  • Caruana hanging a piece in the Blitz event.
  • GM Alexander Grischuk missing a simple tactic in round 1.
  • GM Veselin Topalov performing poorly in the Blitz and Classical.
  • Other.
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Created on June 6, 2014 | 2924 Votes | 16 Comments

Which Chess Event in June Excites You the Most?

  • Norway Chess (June 2-13)
  • Las Vegas International Chess Festival (June 13-15)
  • Hikaru Nakamura - David Navara Match (June 7-10)
  • World Rapid Championships (June 16-18)
  • World Blitz Championships (June 19-20)
  • Women's Grand Prix (June 18-July 2)
  • Other
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Created on May 30, 2014 | 3252 Votes | 25 Comments