The World Championship 1972 calendar - Door 21

by Arne Kaehler
12/21/2022 – The 1972 World Championship match between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spasski is regarded as one of the most critical moments in the history of chess, occurring 50 years ago. To present you with this year's Christmas calendar in the proper setting, Arne swiftly constructed a time machine, and went back 50 years. Of course, the 1972 World Cup is the main calendar focus this time! You have the opportunity to guess, count, and conduct research every day for a chance to win one of 90 ChessBase prizes. Your chances of winning one of the major prizes increases, the more questions you can correctly guess. | Photo: Original by World Chess Hall of Fame

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The World Championship 1972 calendar

Door 21

Starting today, we'll let you open 24 calendar doors, where all you have to do is correctly answer the questions in the video. Some you can surely answer easily, others require a little more research, but with the right ChessBase and MegaDatabase manoeuvres, you can quickly figure them out.

If you guess correctly, you automatically enter into a drawing for a ChessBase Christmas Surprise Package with many valuable prizes.

Here's our first World Championship question in video:



Write the answer like this - for example: A, B, C or D

Kindly add your name, e-mail, and where you currently live.

Please understand that you can submit your solution no later than 12:00 noon next day.

All winners will be published on our ChessBase news page on December 30th. (first name + place of residence)

The more questions can be answered correctly, the higher are the chances to win main prizes in the end.

Clearly, those who have the ChessBase software and the MegaDatabase can figure out some of the questions in a short time:

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Arne Kaehler, a creative mind who is passionate about board games in general, was born in Hamburg and learned to play chess at a young age. By teaching chess to youth teams and creating chess-related videos on YouTube, Arne was able to expand this passion and has even created an online course for anyone who wants to learn how to play chess. Arne writes for the English and German news sites, but focuses mainly on content for the ChessBase media channels.