Category: Chess

Robert James Fischer Quiz

(This quiz is about chess player Robert James Fischer, popularly known as Bobby Fischer.)

1. When was Robert James Fischer born?
a) 9 March 1943
b) 16 April 1936
c) 9 September 1938
d) 24 October 1942

2. Where was Robert James Fischer born?
a) Albertville
b) Chicago
c) Double Springs
d) Jasper

3. When did Robert James Fischer first win American championship?
a) 1948
b) 1952
c) 1956
d) 1958

4. What was Robert James Fischer’s usual opening when he played white?
a) 1.a3
b) 1.b4
c) 1.e4
d) 1.g3

5. When did Robert James Fischer win world championship?
a) 1969
b) 1972
c) 1966
d) 1978

6. Whom did Robert James Fischer defeat to become world champion?
a) Boris Spassky
b) Garry Kasparov
c) Vishwanathan Anand
d) Viktor Korchnoi

7. Against whom did Robert James Fischer refuse to play in world championship in 1975?
a) Deep Blue
b) Paul Morphy
c) Anatoly Karpov
d) Emanuel Lasker

8. When was Robert James Fischer granted Icelandic citizenship?
a) 21 March 2005
b) 6 June 2004
c) 5 August 2003
d) 4 November 2002

9. When did Robert James Fischer die?
a) 22 May 1998
b) 5 July 1999
c) 17 January 2008
d) 4 December 2006

10. Where did Robert James Fischer die?
a) Tokyo
b) Belgrade
c) Reykjavik
d) Moscow

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Robert James Fischer Quiz Answers

1. When was Robert James Fischer born?
a) 9 March 1943

2. Where was Robert James Fischer born?
b) Chicago

3. When did Robert James Fischer first win American championship?
d) 1958

4. What was Robert James Fischer’s usual opening when he played white?
c) 1.e4

5. When did Robert James Fischer win world championship?
b) 1972

6. Whom did Robert James Fischer defeat to become world champion?
a) Boris Spassky

7. Against whom did Robert James Fischer refuse to play in world championship in 1975?
c) Anatoly Karpov

8. When was Robert James Fischer granted Icelandic citizenship?
a) 21 March 2005

9. When did Robert James Fischer die?
c) 17 January 2008

10. Where did Robert James Fischer die?
c) Reykjavik

World Chess Championship 2008 Quiz

World Chess Championship 2008 Quiz Questions

1) Where was World Chess Championship 2008 held?
a) Bonn
b) Delhi
c) Moscow
d) London

2) How many matches were played in the final of chess championship 2008??
a) 25
b) 11
c) 12
d) 32

3) When was the first game of World Chess Championship 2008 played?
a) 23 September 2008
b) 30 September 2008
c) 2 October 2008
d) 14 October 2008

4) When did Vishwanathan Anand first win a game in World Chess Championship 2008?
a) 25 September 2008
b) 28 September 2008
c) 10 October 2008
d) 17 October 2008

5) After how many moves did the second game of World Chess Championship 2008 end in a draw?
a) 25
b) 32
c) 27
d) 48

6) In how many moves did Vishwanathan Anand win the fifth game of World Chess Championship 2008?
a) 29
b) 32
c) 35
d) 47

7) Who made the first move on behalf of Vishwanathan Anand in the sixth game of World Chess Championship 2008?
a) Boris Spassky
b) Viktor Korchnoi
c) Anatoly Karpov
d) Garry Kasparov

8) Who of the following was a second of Vishwanathan Anand in World Chess Championship 2008?
a) Peter Leko
b) Peter Heine Nielsen
c) Sergey Rublevskyi
d) Laurent Fressinet

9) Which defence did Vladimir Kramnik resort to in the seventh game of World Chess Championship 2008?
a) Sicilian
b) Slav
c) Moran
d) Nimzo Indian

10) When was the eleventh game of World Chess Championship 2008 that ended in a draw and made Vishwanathan Anand champion played?
a) 27 September 2008
b) 25 September 2008
c) 29 October 2008
d) 18 October 2008

World Chess Championship 2008 Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Where was World Chess Championship 2008 held?
a) Bonn

2) How many games were to be played to decide the champion in World Chess Championship 2008?
b) 11

3) When was the first game of World Chess Championship 2008 played?
d) 14 October 2008

4) When did Vishwanathan Anand first win a game in World Chess Championship 2008?
d) 17 October 2008

5) After how many moves did the second game of World Chess Championship 2008 end in a draw?
b) 32

6) In how many moves did Vishwanathan Anand win the fifth game of World Chess Championship 2008?
c) 35

7) Who made the first move on behalf of Vishwanathan Anand in the sixth game of World Chess Championship 2008?
c) Anatoly Karpov

8) Who of the following was a second of Vishwanathan Anand in World Chess Championship 2008?
b) Peter Heine Nielsen

9) Which defence did Vladimir Kramnik resort to in the seventh game of World Chess Championship 2008?
b) Slav

10) When was the eleventh game of World Chess Championship 2008 that ended in a draw and made Vishwanathan Anand champion played?
c) 29 October 2008

Chess Quiz

Chess quiz Questions

An example of early-style Staunton Chess Set

An example of early-style Staunton Chess Set (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) How many squares are on a chess board?
a) 72
b) 12
c) 32
d) 64

2) What is number of black pieces in chess?
a) 16
b) 24
c) 36
d) 48

3) What is number of white pawns in chess?
a) 4
b) 2
c) 6
d) 8

4) Who makes the first move in chess?
a) Player with black pieces
b) Player with white pieces
c) Decided by toss
d) Decided by lot

Chess pieces – left to right: king, rook, quee...

Chess pieces – left to right: king, rook, queen, pawn, knight and bishop. Photo taken by Alan Light. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5) Which move changes the positions of king and rook and puts them side by side in chess?
a) Hooking
b) Fishing
c) Castling
d) Dwarfing

6) When one player has not said “check” and other player is unable to make any move in chess, what is the situation?
a) Checkmate
b) Stalemate
c) Batchmate
d) Classmate

7) When pawn from one side reaches the other end it can be exchanged for any piece that has been lost. What is the exchange called?
a) Reigning
b) Jumping
c) Queening
d) Rowing

8) Which piece moves diagonally in chess?
a) Knight
b) Pawn
c) Bishop
d) Rook

9) Which piece in a single move moves one square straight and another square diagonally in chess?
a) Knight
b) King
c) Bishop
d) Rook

10) Which piece can move only one square on any side in chess?
a) Queen
b) King
c) Pawn
d) Rook

Chess quiz Questions with Answers

Chess game and play clock with the pieces in t...

Chess game and play clock with the pieces in their initial position. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) How many squares are on a chess board?
d) 64

2) What is number of black pieces in chess?
a) 16

3) What is number of white pawns in chess?
d) 8

4) Who makes the first move in chess?
b) Player with white pieces

5) Which move changes the positions of king and rook and puts them side by side in chess?
c) Castling

6) When one player has not said “check” and other player is unable to make any move in chess, what is the situation?
b) Stalemate

7) When pawn from one side reaches the other end it can be exchanged for any piece that has been lost. What is the exchange called?
c) Queening

8) Which piece moves diagonally in chess?
c) Bishop

9) Which piece in a single move moves one square straight and another square diagonally in chess?
a) Knight

10) Which piece can move only one square on any side in chess?
b) King

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