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There are a couple of records of this sort in the relevant Wikipedia page. To quote: Thirteen players tied for first with 5–1 scores at the National Open held on March 17–19, 2000 in Las Vegas: grandmasters Jaan Ehlvest, Alexander Goldin, Alexander Baburin, Pavel Blatny, Eduard Gufeld, Yuri Shulman, Alex Yermolinsky, Gregory Kaidanov, Dmitry Gurevich, ...


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A blitz game in the show, between Elisabeth Harmon and Benny Watts is copied from a famous Kasparov - Van Wely encounter in Wijk an Zee 2000. Or rather, as Loek Van Wely explained himself on Facebook, did he got tricked when Kasparov used Harmon's game from 1968 in a devilish opening preparation ?


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