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What Will Magnus Carlsen Do At The 2015 World Blitz And Rapid Championship?

  • He will defend both of his titles from 2014.
  • He will only remain World Blitz Champion.
  • He will only remain World Rapid Champion.
  • He will not be successful in defending either title.
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Created on October 6, 2015 | 4764 Votes | 20 Comments

Who Will Win The FIDE World Cup Final (Best Of Four)?

  • GM Peter Svidler in 3 games
  • GM Sergey Karjakin in 3 games
  • GM Peter Svidler in 4 games
  • GM Sergey Karjakin in 4 games
  • GM Peter Svidler in a tiebreak
  • GM Sergey Karjakin in a tiebreak
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Created on September 30, 2015 | 2774 Votes | 15 Comments

Now That "Pawn Sacrifice" Is In Theaters, The Movie Will...

  • Create a sizable and lasting interest in new players to chess.
  • Create a brief spurt of new players, but nothing major.
  • Not having any measurable impact on chess.
  • Will be negative for chess since it discusses Fischer's mental problems.
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Created on September 24, 2015 | 3827 Votes | 18 Comments

Who Should Win "Fan Favorite" For The Streamers Challenge?

  • "Hutch" (Shawn Hutchinson)
  • Danny Rensch
  • Chessbrah (van Kampen/Hansen)
  • Jon Ludvig Hammer
  • John Bartholomew
  • ShahMatKanal (Evgenij Novikov)
  • Chessexplained (Christof Sielecki)
  • Greg Shahade
  • Blitzstream (Kevin Bordi)
  • Other (use comments to write in)
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Created on September 17, 2015 | 4336 Votes | 117 Comments

Who Will Win The 2015 FIDE World Cup?

  • One of the top four seeds -- Topalov, Nakamura, Caruana or Giri.
  • One of the other 124 players.
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Created on September 9, 2015 | 3283 Votes | 38 Comments