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Fans take photos with Victoria Motrichko (2R) of the Ukraine following her second-place win at a draughts competition 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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Fans take photos with Victoria Motrichko (2R) of the Ukraine following her second-place win at a draughts competition 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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Fans take photos with Victoria Motrichko of the Ukraine following her... News Photo 158558260Beijing,Checkers,Chess,China - East Asia,Competition,Fan - Enthusiast,Following,Horizontal,Leisure Activity,Lifestyles,Sport,Taking,UkrainePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFans take photos with Victoria Motrichko (2R) of the Ukraine following her second-place win at a draughts competition 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)