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Simultaneous Chess-Playing Record Set in India

Gjuarat State Bureau/Agence France-Presse—Getty Images Players during simultaneous exhibition in Ahmedabad, India, on Dec. 24. India not only has the world champion — Viswanathan Anand — it now has the world record for games played simultaneously. Friday, Dec. 24, about 20,500 people gathered in Ahmadabad, a city in Western India, to break the record for playing [...]

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Ahmedabad sets Guinness mark in chess

The sprawling grounds at the Gujarat University in Ahmedabad looked like one giant chess board with as many as 20,480 players packed into the area divided into 64 huge squares on Friday. The end result was an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records for most number of chess games played simultaneously at a [...]

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Guinness record by Gujarat — 20,483 play chess under one roof

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