Questions tagged [super-grandmaster]

Super Grandmaster is an unofficial title that is used to distinguish top players (Elo 2700+). For instance, this site (http://www.2700chess.com/) is dedicated to track the rating progress of all 2700+ players.

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How many moves ahead does Anand calculate in his mind?

I always wondered about this! How many moves ahead can strong players like Anand actually 'see' during the game? How does the calculation of a supercomputer like Deep Blue differ from that of strong ...
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Why do Super GMs still have to write down their moves at tournaments?

I thought that the boards can register the moves electronically. What is the point of writing them down?
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Is it common for super grandmasters to have the ability to play simultaneous blindfold chess?

Magnus Carlsen against 10 blindfolded. Timur Gareev plays 30 players blindfolded. I was wondering if these super grandmasters all can at least play 7 masters blindfolded and beat them.