Chess Surveys


Who will win the GM Blitz Battle Championship final? (Oct. 27)

  • Magnus Carlsen will win easily.
  • Magnus Carlsen will win in a close match.
  • Hikaru Nakamura will win easily.
  • Hikaru Nakamura will win in a close match.
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Created on August 25, 2016 | 8150 Votes | 39 Comments

Which GM Blitz Battle semifinal match are you anticipating the most?

  • Magnus Carlsen vs Alexander Grischuk on Aug. 23
  • Hikaru Nakamura vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave on Aug 24
  • How can you ask me to choose?
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Created on August 19, 2016 | 2861 Votes | 12 Comments

Are you happy with AGON's location choice for the 2016 world chess championship (New York's South Street Seaport)?

  • Yes, it's a great location.
  • It's just OK.
  • I am a little disappointed.
  • It's a terrible location.
  • There's a world championship coming up?
  • What is AGON?
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Created on August 11, 2016 | 3297 Votes | 27 Comments

Which country has the best top three in chess?

  • The USA, with Caruana, Nakamura, and So
  • Russia, with Kramnik, Karjakin, and Grischuk
  • A different country (name in comments)
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Created on August 3, 2016 | 4590 Votes | 102 Comments

Do you think chess makes you smarter?

  • Definitely. I feel smarter just reading this.
  • Maybe a little bit.
  • Probably not.
  • Definitely not. It might actually make you less smart.
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Created on July 28, 2016 | 6043 Votes | 62 Comments