Chess Quiz

 

First Level

Objective: Answer 7 questions correctly to advance to the next level.


1. Who was the First official World Chess Champion?

Paul Morphy
Wilhelm Steinitz
Max Euwe
Alexander Alekhine

2. In which country was chess invented ?

India
Russia
China
Germany

3. Who has achieved the highest ever ELO Rating in chess History?

Bobby Fischer
Anatoly Karpov
Garry Kasparov
Capablanca

4. Who wrote the Classic "My System"?

Nimzowitsch
Alekhine
Philidor
Lasker

5. Philidor was a master not only in chess but also in another field. Which field was it?

Science
Music
Mathematics
Architecture

6. Name the opening 1.e4 c5

Sicilian Defence
French Defence
Carokann Defence
Philidor Defence

7. Who is the strongest Woman player who has never participated in women's tournaments ?

Xie Jun
Judith Polgar
Sophia Polgar
None of the above

8. Anatoly Karpov was crowned World Champion in 1975 for the first time without even having to play a single game. Who was this World Champion who forfeited his match against Karpov?

Mikhail Tal
Smyslov
Botvinnik
Bobby Fischer

9. What is Anatoly Karpov's favourite hobby ?

Photography
Coin collecting
Stamp Collecting
Watching Movies

10. A Queen generally works better in conjunction with a ___  ?

Bishop
King
Rook
Knight

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