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Do grandmasters have a photographic memory? Explained!

Do grandmasters have a photographic memory? Explained!

Grandmasters possess extraordinary memory capabilities but are not good enough to be considered photographic. Grandmasters can forget lines even from popular openings that they have studied years ago. Although they are good, they are not exactly photographic. Chess is a competitive game, especially at the top. Chess grandmasters have to spend countless hours perfecting their…

Can all chess grandmasters play blindfolded? Explored!

Can all chess grandmasters play blindfolded? Explored!

The majority of chess grandmasters can play blindfold chess decently but there is a small population that is not capable of such. This is because competitive tournaments where the GM title is granted are not done blindfolded. Supergrandmasters on the other hand can all play blindfolded. Some of you might have watched chess grandmasters perform…