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How Should the $1000 Prize Money Be Awarded for Future Death Matches?

  • The old system - $500 to the winner and a percentage split of the remaining $500.
  • The new system - $750 to the winner, $250 to the loser.
  • A simple percentage split based on score.
  • $500 to the winner, $200 to the loser, and $100 to winner of each of three segments.
  • Winner take all.
  • Other (please explain in the comments)
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Created on May 4, 2014 | 3830 Votes | 60 Comments

Who Will Win Death Match 24 [Saturday, May 3, 1 p.m. New York time (GMT -4)]?

  • GM Le Quang Liem, World Blitz Champion
  • GM Dmitry Andreikin, World Champion Candidate
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Created on April 26, 2014 | 2973 Votes | 32 Comments

What's the Highest Rating Magnus Carlsen Will Reach in His Lifetime?

  • 2890
  • 2900
  • 2925
  • 2950
  • 2975
  • 3000
  • 3050
  • 3100
  • More than 3100
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Created on April 21, 2014 | 6203 Votes | 53 Comments

The Benoni was a Favorite of Vugar Gashimov. Who is Most Likely to Play it at the Gashimov Memorial?

  • Fabiano Caruana
  • Hikaru Nakamura
  • Magnus Carlsen
  • Teimour Radjabov
  • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
  • Sergey Karjakin
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Created on April 19, 2014 | 1765 Votes | 18 Comments

Who Will Win the Gashimov Memorial?

  • Fabiano Caruana
  • Hikaru Nakamura
  • Magnus Carlsen
  • Teimour Radjabov
  • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
  • Sergey Karjakin
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Created on April 15, 2014 | 4316 Votes | 27 Comments