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Chess player Pia Cramling of Sweden prepares to compete in a 'blinfold' chess tournament at the Beijing 2012 World Mind Games Tournament in Beijing on December 19, 2012. Some of the world's top chess players went eye-to-eye in the year's highest-level 'blindfold' chess tournament -- seen by some as the toughest challenge in the game. Unable to physically see their own or their opponent's past moves, the players summoned headache-inducing levels of concentration to fight for gold in a silent conference room, lined up in front of laptop screens showing a blank board. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chess player Pia Cramling of Sweden prepares to compete in a 'blinfold' chess tournament at the Beijing 2012 World Mind Games Tournament in Beijing on December 19, 2012. Some of the world's top chess players went eye-to-eye in the year's highest-level 'blindfold' chess tournament -- seen by some as the toughest challenge in the game. Unable to physically see their own or their opponent's past moves, the players summoned headache-inducing levels of concentration to fight for gold in a silent conference room, lined up in front of laptop screens showing a blank board. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 19, 2012
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Chess player Pia Cramling of Sweden prepares to compete in a... News Photo 158556202Beijing,Chess,Child,China - East Asia,Competition,Girls,Horizontal,Leisure Activity,Lifestyles,Playing,Preparation,Resting,Sport,Sweden,World ChampionshipPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChess player Pia Cramling of Sweden prepares to compete in a 'blinfold' chess tournament at the Beijing 2012 World Mind Games Tournament in Beijing on December 19, 2012. Some of the world's top chess players went eye-to-eye in the year's highest-level 'blindfold' chess tournament -- seen by some as the toughest challenge in the game. Unable to physically see their own or their opponent's past moves, the players summoned headache-inducing levels of concentration to fight for gold in a silent conference room, lined up in front of laptop screens showing a blank board. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)