Welcome to the 2014 Russell Enterprises Holiday Quiz! 


We have put together another Holiday Quiz that will hopefully challenge and delight you. And, with over $500 worth of prizes, you could make your holiday season really special.

The Quiz Rules follow immediately after the quiz questions below. Take a minute or two to review them.

Let’s take a look at the prizes…

First Prize

Eight best-selling REI books: (1) ChessBase Complete by Jon Edwards; (2) Dvoretsky’s Endgame Manual (4th ed.) by Mark Dvoretsky; (3) Bobby Fischer: The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion by Karsten Mueller; (4) Wilhelm Steinitz – First World Chess Champion by Isaak and Vladimir Linder; (5) For Friends & Colleagues, Volume 1 – Profession Chess Coach; (6) My Best Games of Chess, 1908-1937 by Alexander Alekhine; (7) Tal-Botvinnik 1960 by Mikhail Tal; and (8) Zurich 1953 by Miguel Najdorf. Approximate retail value of First Prize: $250!!

Second Prize

A one-year subscription to New in Chess! Called by some the best chess magazine on the planet, you will experience unparalleled chess journalism, tournament reports and much more! If you already subscribe to NIC, your subscription will be extended by a year. Approximate retail value of Second Prize: $125!!

Third Prize

Three REI best-selling books: (1) ChessBase Complete by Jon Edwards; (2) Bobby Fischer: The Career and Games of the American World Chess Champion; and (3) Bullet Chess by Hikaru Nakamura and Bruce Harper. Approximate retail value of Third Prize: $95!!

Fourth Prize

The electronic chess clock that has set the standard for excellence, the very popular DGT North American. Approximate retail value of Fourth Prize: $50!!

Fifth Prize

The Art of Bisguier by Arthur Bisguier and Newton Berry. Arthur Bisguier is a living legend in American chess, having met and defeated some of the greatest players in the world. This is a collection of his best games – annotated by Bisguier himself – from 1961 through 2003. Each game is introduced with an anecdote and brief comment about Art’s opponent and combined with many archival photos, makes this one of the great chess game collections ever. Approximate retail value of Fifth Prize: $30!!

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