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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Mid-week Chess Trivia: What is Karjakin, Anand, Carlsen's Ranking and Which Event is This?

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Let's take you back in time for this chess trivia photo. Can you name the event and which of the top-three prizes each of these three players in the photo have won (Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen)? Check your answers with

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  • At November 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM , Anonymous Suresh Shukla, New Delhi said...

    oops i thought you were going to ask for the names of the players ha ha ha the trophies look all same size, cant remember but it could be Tal Chess Memorial no?

  • At November 27, 2013 at 11:43 AM , Anonymous J.L. Vienna said...

    @Suresh If you look closely the Tal logo and photo is on the side and the main fide logo is on the right screen which means the Tal Chess is an advert, not sure when this is but it could be world Blitz sometime the least I can recall these three sharing the podium

  • At November 28, 2013 at 10:35 AM , Anonymous Alexis Cochran, NZ said...

    What's up with you guys at Chess Blog did you give up giving women/girls' chess trivia photos on public complaint? Heh heh heh. I prefer them though. okay the answer this is easy - look at the color of the trophies karjakin got silver, anand got bronze, carlsen got gold? no?


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