Quiz: Are You Ready For A Quick Chess Trivia?

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Quiz: Are You Ready For A Quick Chess Trivia?

The game of chess is a battle of brains. You know, it tests how focused are you, how strong you can strategize, how sharp your memory is; overall, it juices out your brain and that' the intensity of this great game. Well, if you are into chess, then you must be having all kind of related knowledge as well. This quiz is a quick trivia to test your knowledge of this game.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first world chess champion to win the title without playing a match?
    • A. 

      Eric Knoppert

    • B. 

      Bobby Fischer

    • C. 

      Anatoly Karpov

    • D. 

      Garry Kasparov

  • 2. 
    Which two Beatles were avid Chess players?
    • A. 

      Ringo Starr & John Lennon

    • B. 

      Paul McCartney & John Lennon

    • C. 

      George Harrison & Paul McCartney

    • D. 

      George Harrison & Ringo Starr

  • 3. 
    What was the name of the first computer awarded the title of U.S. Chess Master?
    • A. 

      Deep Thought

    • B. 

      Deep Blue

    • C. 

      BELLE

    • D. 

      CHESSIE

  • 4. 
    What city hosted the first Chess tournament in which the only players were Computer programs?
    • A. 

      Tokyo, Japan

    • B. 

      Paris, France

    • C. 

      New York City, U.S.

    • D. 

      Beijing, China

  • 5. 
    Kirk and Spock have played Chess three times on "Star Trek." What was the outcome of the games?
    • A. 

      Spock Won All Three

    • B. 

      Kirk 2, Spock 1

    • C. 

      Spock 2, Kirk 1

    • D. 

      Kirk won all three times

  • 6. 
    What is the most games ever played successively in match conditions?
    • A. 

      38

    • B. 

      212

    • C. 

      85

    • D. 

      67

  • 7. 
    What American state boasts the longest-running state championship tournament?
    • A. 

      Connecticut

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      New York

  • 8. 
    What did Grandmaster Susan Polgar do at a shopping mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida in 2005?
    • A. 

      Played A 48-Hour Chess Marathon

    • B. 

      Played 326 Opponents Simultaneously

    • C. 

      Was Queen On A Giant Chess Board

    • D. 

      Won Three Games Against A Computer

  • 9. 
    What city is home to the oldest chess club, founded in 1809, in the world?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Zurich

    • C. 

      Paris

    • D. 

      Moscow

  • 10. 
    What Chess title is held by billionaire Joop J. van Oosterom of the Netherlands?
    • A. 

      Oldest Living Chess Player

    • B. 

      World Correspondence Chess Champion

    • C. 

      Blind Chess World Champion

    • D. 

      Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist

  • 11. 
    How old was Jose Capablanca when one of his games was published?
    • A. 

      13 Years Old

    • B. 

      4 Years Old

    • C. 

      15 Years Old

    • D. 

      98 Years Old

  • 12. 
    What style of chess set is to be used for competitions according to chess rules?
    • A. 

      Barleycorn

    • B. 

      Selenus

    • C. 

      Staunton

    • D. 

      Regency

  • 13. 
    What does a single question mark in chess notation indicate?
    • A. 

      Brilliancy

    • B. 

      Dubious

    • C. 

      Blunder

    • D. 

      Mistake

  • 14. 
    In chess notation, what piece represents the capital letter N?
    • A. 

      King

    • B. 

      Rook

    • C. 

      Queen

    • D. 

      Knight

  • 15. 
    What chess piece can jump over other pieces and move by "L" formation?
    • A. 

      Knight

    • B. 

      King

    • C. 

      Pawn

    • D. 

      Queen