Chess Corner Chess Quiz

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Select the correct answer and your score will be given when you complete the quiz.

1. Who was the first official Chess World Champion?

Kasparov
Lasker
Staunton
Steinitz

2. What is the name of this opening?


French
Sicilian
English
Roman

3. Who said, "It's always better to sacrifice your opponent's men."?

Garry Kasparov
Savielly Tartakover
Nigel Short
Bobby Fischer

4. Besides the King, which is the most powerful piece on the chessboard?

Rook
pawn
Knight
Queen

5. What is the name of this mate?

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1.f3 e5 2.g4 Qh4#

Fool's Mate
Scholar's Mate
Schoolboy's Mate
Quick Mate

6. When was the first mechanical clock used in an international tournament?

1993
1893
1883
1783

7. Who was Ruy Lopez?

An Italian chess player
A Welsh singer
A Spanish priest
A Spanish King

8. 1.e4 is an example of which type of chess notation?

Descriptive notation
Short algebraic notation
Long algebraic notation
Forsyth notation

9. Who is this grandmaster?

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Vladmir Kramnik
Tigran Petrosian
Mikhail Tal
Jose Capablanca

10. What was the name of the famous player who won the "Evergreen Game"?

Adolf Anderssen
Boris Spassky
Wilhelm Steinitz
Vassily Smyslov

 

 

 

 

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