Garry Kasparov (Russian: Гарри Каспаров) is a Russian chess Grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time. He appeared with his wife Daria Tarasova (Russian: Дарья Тарасова) as contestants in Vis Unda 20000? on February 22, 2011 and won 20,000 lari making this the first winner in almost ten years. And episode was Russian with Georgian Subtitles.

Garry and Daria's Run to 20,000 lari Edit

20 lari (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the chess award for the best chess players in the world?
• A: Oscar • B: Golden Globe
• C: Palme d'Or • D: Silver Bear
30 lari (2 of 15) - Not Timed
How old was Garry Kasparov in 1985, when he became the youngest chess champion in the history of the world?
• A: 20 • B: 22
• C: 24 • D: 26
40 lari (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Who from the grandmasters was included in the list of "100 geniuses of the present", published by the newspaper "Daily Telegraph" in 2007?
• A: Vladimir Kramnik • B: Anatoly Karpov
• C: Garry Kasparov • D: Magnus Carlsen
50 lari (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What traditional Georgian dish is similar to dumplings?
• A: Khinkali • B: Satsivi
• C: Khachapuri • D: Lobiani
100 lari (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these famous wines is not Georgian?
• A: Khvanchkara • B: Saperavi
• C: Chateau Margaux • D: Kindzmarauli
200 lari (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What does the phrase "checkmate" mean, from which the Russian name "chess" has gone?
• A: Long live the king • B: The king is dead
• C: The naked king • D: God save the king
400 lari (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What Latin abbreviation does the international standard denote the currency of Georgia "lari"?
• A: GLE • B: LAR
• C: GNC • D: GEL
800 lari (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these events of the 20th century occurred before others?
• A: Construction of the Berlin Wall • B: Gagarin's flight to space
• C: Inauguration of John F. Kennedy • D: Murder of John Lennon
1,600 lari (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Based on the works of which writer Leonid Gaidai's film "Ivan Vasilievich changes his profession" was shot?
• A: Ilf and Petrov • B: Alexey Tolstoy
• C: Eduard Uspensky • D: Mikhail Bulgakov
3,000 lari (10 of 15) - Not Timed
The ruling monarch of which country is a five-fold participant in the Olympic Games in the bobsled?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: Monaco • B: Belgium
• C: Norway • D: Sweden
Ask the Audience Results: A: 34% • B: 32% • C: 8% • D: 26%
4,000 lari (11 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the neural tick manifested onychophagy?
• A: Frequent blinking • B: Cossating of the nose
• C: Grinding of teeth • D: Nibbling nails
6,000 lari (12 of 15) - Not Timed
How many sovereign states are part of the European Union?
• A: 18 • B: 23
• C: 27 • D: 30
8,000 lari (13 of 15) - Not Timed
How, according to the prophecy of Saint Malachi, will they call the last Pope of Rome, which is one of the reasons why the Pope never chooses this throne?
• A: Stefan • B: Peter
• C: Adrian • D: Alexander
12,000 lari (14 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is the last opera of Giuseppe Verdi?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: "Aida" • B: "Falstaff"
• C: "La Traviata" • D: "Othello"
20,000 lari (15 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these combinations corresponds to the number 5 in the Morse code?
'Phone a Friend' and 'Switch the Question' lifelines used
• A: 5 dashes • B: 5 points
• C: 2 dashes and 2 dots • D: None of the above
Garry phoned Denis in which he didn't know the answer and he switches the question in which Daria thinks B, the right answer was indeed B.
20,000 lari (15 of 15) - Not Timed SWITCHED QUESTION
Through what strait on July 25, 1909, the first in the world flew the French aircraft designer and pilot Louis Bleriot?
• A: Dardanelles • B: English Channel
• C: Gibraltar • D: Bosphorus

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