chess knot

Chess Knot

Classify and you will unmask!
Nutty name, real interests
[ Sign up | Log in | Guest ] (beta)
peppe_l 71 ( +1 | -1 )
Quick chess quiz Take a minute or two to fill this quick chess quiz! You can copy the numbers below (1-25) so you dont have to type them :-)

1 a) extra pawn b) initiative
2 a) tactics b) strategy
3 a) attack b) defense
4 a) opening b) middlegame
5 a) middlegame b) endgame
6 a) morphy b) steinitz
7 a) capablanca b) alekhine
8 a) botvinnik b) tal
9 a) fischer b) karpov
10 a) kasparov b) kramnik
11 a) ruy lopez b) guioco piano
12 a) sicilian b) caro-kann
13 a) french b) pirc
14 a) QGD b) KID
15 a) slav b) dutch
16 a) OTB b) internet
17 a) classical chess b) correspondence chess
18 a) classical chess b) blitz
19 a) correspondence chess b) blitz
20 a) 120+0 b) 90+0
21 a) "always threaten" b) "always trade"
22 a) 0-0 0-0 b) 0-0-0 0-0
23 a) piece play b) pawn play
24 a) bishop b) knight
25 a) resign b) play till mate

Thank you for participating!

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
pebbles 41 ( +1 | -1 )
My preferences 1 a) extra pawn
2 b) strategy
3 a) attack
4 b) middlegame
5 b) endgame
6 b) steinitz
7 b) alekhine
8 a) botvinnik
9 a) fischer
10 a) kasparov
11 a) ruy lopez
12 b) caro-kann
13 a) french
14 a) QGD
15 a) slav
16 b) internet
17 b) correspondence chess
18 a) classical chess
19 a) correspondence chess
20 a) 120+0
21 a) "always threaten"
22 a) 0-0 0-0
23 a) piece play
24 b) knight
25 a) resign

In many of the cases above, it was difficult to make a choice; this is because both choices are equally applicable to me.
loreta 40 ( +1 | -1 )
1 n/a (depends on situation)
2. strategy if no tactical issues; tactics if applicable
3. attack (or just initiative)
4 both
5 both
6 none
7 none
8 both
9 none
10 both
11 both or none (depending on mood)
12. caro-kann
13 none
14 none
15 dutch
16 internet
17 corr
18 blitz
19 corr
20 90
21 ?
22 different sides
23 both
24 bishop (but willingly exchange it to knight too)
25 resign if position unhopeless

baseline 23 ( +1 | -1 )
I'll give it a go 1 b initiative
2 a tactics
3 a attack
4 a opening
5 a middlegame
6 a morphy
7 b alekhine
8 b tal
9 a fischer
10 a kasparov
11 a ruy lopez
12 a sicilian
13 b pirc
14 b KID
15 b dutch
16 b internet
17 b corres.
18 a classical
19 a corres.
20 a 120 + 0
21 a always threaten
22 b 0-0-0 0-0
23 a piece play
24 a bishop
25 a resign
atrifix 42 ( +1 | -1 )
I'll try but this is a weak attempt:

1 either extra pawn or initiative, depends on amount of initiative; would lean towards initiative.
2 a) tactics
3 a) attack
4 either opening or middlegame
5 either middlegame or endgame
6 a) morphy
7 b) alekhine
8 b) tal
9 a) fischer
10 a) kasparov
11 a) ruy lopez
12 a) sicilian
13 a) french
14 a) QGD
15 a) slav
16 a) OTB
17 a) classical chess
18 a) classical chess
19 a) correspondence chess
20 a) 120+0
21 a) "always threaten"
22 b) 0-0-0 0-0
23 a) piece play
24 a) bishop
25 a) resign
youngglor 27 ( +1 | -1 )
Preferences 1 extra pawn
2 tactics
3 attack
4 opening
5 endgame
6 morphy
7 capablanca
8 tal
9 karpov
10 kramnik
11 ruy lopez
12 Caro-kann
13 none
14 none
15 slav
16 internet
17 correspondence
18 classical
19 correspondence
20 no idea
21 threaten
22 0-0 0-0
23 both
24 leaning towards bishop
25 resign
silverwolfwsc 28 ( +1 | -1 )
1 b) initiative
2 a) tactics
3 a) attack
4 b) middlegame
5 b) endgame
6 a) morphy
7 a) capablanca
8 b) tal
9 a) fischer
10 a) kasparov
11 b) guioco piano
12 a) sicilian
13 a) french
14 no preference
15 no preference
16 a) OTB
17 a) classical chess
18 a) classical chess
19 b) blitz
20 b) 90+0
21 a) "always threaten"
22 a) 0-0 0-0
23 a) piece play
24 a) bishop
25 b) play till mate
parrvert 28 ( +1 | -1 )
. 1 a) extra pawn
2 b) strategy
3 a) attack
4 b) middlegame
5 a) middlegame
6 b) steinitz
7 b) alekhine
8 b) tal
9 a) fischer
10 a) kasparov
11 b) guioco piano
12 b) caro-kann
13 a) french
14 a) QGD
15 a) slav
16 a) OTB
17 a) classical chess
18 a) classical chess
19 a) correspondence chess
20 a) 120+0
21 a) "always threaten"
22 a) 0-0 0-0
23 b) pawn play
24 a) bishop
25 a) resign

premium_steve 36 ( +1 | -1 )
1 a) extra pawn
2 a) tactics
3 a) attack
4 a) opening
5 a) middlegame
6 a) morphy
7 a) capablanca
8 b) tal
9 b) karpov
10 a) kasparov
11 b) guioco piano
12 b) caro-kann
13 a) french
14 b) KID
15 b) dutch
16 a) OTB (i play internet chess more often, but i prefer fun OTB stuff. it's more personal and fun!)17 a) classical chess
18 a) classical chess
19 b) blitz
20 a) 120+0
21 a) "always threaten"
22 b) 0-0-0 0-0
23 a) piece play
24 a) bishop
25 a) resign
olympio 27 ( +1 | -1 )
fjdklafjd;a 1 b) initiative
2 a) tactics
3 a) attack
4 b) middlegame
5 a) middlegame
6 a) morphy
7 a) capablanca
8 b) tal
9 a) fischer
10 b) kramnik
11 a) ruy lopez
12 a) sicilian
13 a) french
14 a) QGD
15 a) slav
16 a) OTB
17 a) classical chess
18 a) classical chess
19 a) correspondence chess
20 b) 90+0
21 a) "always threaten"
22 a) 0-0 0-0
23 a) piece play
24 a) bishop in end b) knight in middlegame
25 a) resign
v_glorioso12 0 ( +1 | -1 )
hmmmm...didnt write answer, just letter 1 b
2 b
3 a
4 b
5 b
6 a
7 b
8 a
9 b
10 a
11 b
12 a
13 b
14 b
15 b
16 a
17 a
18 a
19 b
20 a
21 a
22 a
23 a
24 a
25 a
kapinov 23 ( +1 | -1 )
No multiple choice 1 ) Initiative
2 ) Tactics
3 ) Attack
4 ) Middlegame
5 ) Endgame
6 ) Morphy
7 ) Alechin
8 ) Botvinnik
9 ) Karpov
10) Kasparov
11) Ruy Lopez
12) Sicilian
13) Pirc
14) KID
15) Slav
16) OTB
17) Classical
18) Classical
19) Blitz
20) 120+0
21) "Always threaten"
22) O-O O-O
23) Piece play
24) Bishop
25) Resign