Chess Surveys


Who do you think will win the 2016 Candidates Tournament next month?

  • Viswanathan Anand
  • Sergey Karjakin
  • Fabiano Caruana
  • Hikaru Nakamura
  • Veselin Topalov
  • Anish Giri
  • Levon Aronian
  • Peter Svidler
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Created on February 5, 2016 | 4480 Votes | 46 Comments

Who will score the most points in Thursday's double-feature Death Match?

  • GM Fabiano Caruana
  • GM Robert Hess
  • IM Daniel Rensch
  • IM Lawrence Trent
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Created on February 2, 2016 | 1870 Votes | 11 Comments

What do you think of Garry Kasparov's criticism of Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking's warnings on artificial intelligence?

  • He's right -- computers will never take over the world.
  • He's wrong -- the threat of a runaway artificial superintelligence is real.
  • Kasparov should stick to chess, and leave technology to the experts.
  • It doesn't matter, because computers will win at chess every time.
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Created on January 26, 2016 | 3944 Votes | 44 Comments

What do you think of the new Chess.com GM Blitz Battles Championship?

  • It's the future of chess.
  • It's the greatest thing since sliced bread.
  • It's the greatest thing since bread of any kind.
  • I am excited to see who wins.
  • It will never be as good as over-the-board chess.
  • It will definitely be better than over-the-board chess.
  • Never heard of this tournament.
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Created on January 19, 2016 | 3358 Votes | 23 Comments

Komodo just beat Hikaru Nakamura 2.5-1.5 in an exciting match. Who do you want to see Komodo play next?

  • Magnus Carlsen
  • Garry Kasparov
  • Stockfish 7
  • Fabiano Caruana
  • Hou Yifan
  • Judit Polgar
  • Danny Rensch
  • Skynet
  • Vishy Anand
  • Other (mention in comments)
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Created on January 13, 2016 | 5999 Votes | 69 Comments