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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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    Answer Comment 13 of 13 |
    The player who ended up 7th lost to the player who ended up 3rd.
      Posted by K Sengupta on 2008-11-16 00:15:49
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