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Challenging Chess Championship (Posted on 2005-11-16) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Eight players competed at a recent chess tournament. Knowing that:

  • Each player played all the others, exactly once.
  • Winning earns you 1 point; drawing, point; and losing, 0 points.
  • Everybody ended with a different number of points.
  • The one who ended 2nd earned as many points as the four bottom players put together.
  • What was the result of the game between the player who ended 3rd and the player who ended 7th?

    See The Solution Submitted by Old Original Oskar!    
    Rating: 3.3333 (6 votes)

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      Subject Author Date
    AnswerK Sengupta2008-11-16 00:15:49
    No Subjectmitcheltucker2007-01-26 11:21:23
    Questionconfusingsaprom2005-12-21 13:27:29
    SolutionSolutionKalam2005-11-17 04:12:40
    Some Thoughtsstarting at the bottomPaul2005-11-17 02:34:14
    Some Thoughtsre: One solution -- something wrongFederico Kereki2005-11-16 20:20:38
    too easy?Morgan2005-11-16 19:47:14
    Two important partsGamer2005-11-16 17:00:56
    re(3): What am I missing? (spoilers)pcbouhid2005-11-16 15:04:23
    re(2): What am I missing? (spoilers)Charlie2005-11-16 14:57:54
    re: What am I missing? (spoilers)pcbouhid2005-11-16 14:20:59
    QuestionWhat am I missing? (spoilers)Bob Smith2005-11-16 13:24:38
    One solutionGary2005-11-16 13:23:58
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