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Who Do You Want to See Playing Live on Chess.com?

  • Viswanathan Anand
  • Richard Rapport
  • Levon Aronian
  • Hikaru Nakamura (already doing so)
  • Magnus Carlsen
  • Fabiano Caruana
  • Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
  • Le Quang Liem
  • Anish Giri
  • Other
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Created on March 25, 2014 | 6860 Votes | 58 Comments

How Often Do You Watch Top Players Playing on Chess.com?

  • It's the first thing I go to in Live Chess.
  • I close out the "top game" window right away.
  • I look for them so I can challenge them.
  • I don't pay attention to top players. I'm mostly here to play and learn for myself.
  • I don't know where to find them!
  • I only look to see top GMs, otherwise I'm not interested.
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Created on March 17, 2014 | 4631 Votes | 41 Comments

What's a Better Bet for the Candidates Tournament?

  • Either Aronian or Kramnik will win.
  • One of the other six players will win (Anand, Andreikin, Topalov, Mamadyarov, Svidler, or Karjakin).
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Created on March 11, 2014 | 4018 Votes | 44 Comments

Which Country Do You Think Has the Greatest Percentage of Citizens Playing Chess?

  • Russia
  • Armenia
  • Iceland
  • Georgia
  • Ukraine
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Netherlands
  • France
  • Other
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Created on March 4, 2014 | 7587 Votes | 95 Comments

What's Your Favorite Opening Against 1. d4?

  • Grünfeld Defense
  • Benoni
  • Benko (Volga) Gambit
  • Queen's Gambit Accepted
  • Slav Defense or Queen's Gambit Declined
  • King's Indian Defense
  • Nimzo-Indian
  • Dutch Defense
  • Budapest Gambit
  • Other
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Created on February 25, 2014 | 6047 Votes | 58 Comments