Chess is a game that has been played for centuries, and over time, there have been many players who have become legendary. In this daily quiz, chess enthusiasts are challenged to identify five chess grandmasters based on brief descriptions. Some of the grandmasters include the heavy smoker and drinker who was briefly a world champion in the 1960s, the former world champion who predicted that the future of chess lay in the hands of a young man, and the FIDE World Chess Champion, who was a second to Viswanathan Anand and also groomed Indian chess prodigy, Arjun Erigaisi.
Another grandmaster whose achievements are highlighted in the quiz is the player who was once unbeaten for eight years from February 10, 1916 to March 21,1924. Over a span of 63 games, he won 40 and drew 23, demonstrating his phenomenal skills on the board. Finally, the quiz also includes a grandmaster who was not only a chess world champion but also an accomplished electrical engineer. He set up institutions for chess learning in the Soviet Union and won the Order of Badge of Honour for his work on power stations in the Ural Mountains during World War II.
Overall, this daily quiz challenges chess enthusiasts to test their knowledge of some of the greatest chess players in history. From innovative and aggressive players to unbeatable grandmasters, each of these individuals has left a lasting mark on the game of chess and continue to inspire future generations of players.