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Date: 09/19/08 10:14 AM

43 Responses to Darren Brown Plays Chess Against 9 Pros At Once

  1. Profile photo of are7era
    are7era Male 18-29
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    September 18, 2008 at 6:46 pm
    Link: Darren Brown Plays Chess Against 9 Pros At Once - Wait til the end when he reveals how he does it! Quite clever.
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    yo-i-am-luke Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 10:20 am
    He has them playing each other, old trick but still a celver one!
  3. Profile photo of Ruswut
    Ruswut Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 10:23 am
    Yeah, saw this on tv, don`t need to ruin it for anyone with a big monitor though...
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    Backfat Male 30-39
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    September 19, 2008 at 10:35 am
    nifty. wonder how he did the number thing though.
  5. Profile photo of DDylan
    DDylan Male 13-17
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    September 19, 2008 at 10:37 am
    Derren Brown not Darren Brown, but other than that, great link :D
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    JonahLantern Male 18-29
    244 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 10:42 am
    Mr. Terrific did this to Green Lantern, and Black Canary in a recent Justice League comic.
    I think I just outnerded myself.
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    Yoma4 Female 13-17
    486 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 10:44 am
    He`s so sneaky!
  8. Profile photo of Nelmen
    Nelmen Male 13-17
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    September 19, 2008 at 10:44 am
    ive seen this before, dont even need to watch it. it is very clever though. perhaps, too clever...
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    just17n8 Male 18-29
    45 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 10:47 am
    wow... that IS clever
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    Rat5Rule Female 13-17
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    September 19, 2008 at 10:54 am
    Older than my grandma`s shoes... but crazy-good. :D
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    Dickardo Male 13-17
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    September 19, 2008 at 10:59 am
    that is genius.. i wouldnt be able to remember all those moves.. oh and im still wondering how he predicted all those numbers :S
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    MisuriX Male 18-29
    512 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 11:02 am
    how did i guess a yank posted this? Easy. despite having a far superior tv broacasting nation, the fact it doesnt have channel 4 where trick of the mind (the tv show this was taken from btw) airs, means they are 4-5 years behind us Brits on awesomeness tv about mundanely pointless. albeit interesting, subjects.

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    atlacatl Male 18-29
    342 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 11:08 am
    Damn, that is pretty clever. I knew there was a reason why he had them all in a circle not just to make it easier for him to travel around.

    I`m surprised none of them followed a different move from the scheme of things.

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    WeePee Male 18-29
    612 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 11:14 am
    wow, i actually figured it out before he revealed it. though i have no clue how he guessed the correct numbers
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    Ftw Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 11:22 am
    Yeah it`s Derren, Darren Brown is dead.
  16. Profile photo of TheSharpest
    TheSharpest Male 18-29
    1767 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 12:20 pm
    Ha! I knew it.
  17. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 12:27 pm
    Wow, that`s pretty witty.
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    Quackor Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 12:30 pm
    I have used that method to beat internet kids at 4-rows, chess, checkers and sometimes tic-tac-toe since I was 10. Of course I didnt need to memorize anything, but meh
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    WolfStar Female 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm
    Derren Brown is fantastic. He absolutely owns Blaine.
  20. Profile photo of draquoir
    draquoir Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 1:00 pm
    Best Chess video I`ve seen in a while.
  21. Profile photo of SoCal
    SoCal Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 1:01 pm
    that was genius
  22. Profile photo of saisay
    saisay Male 30-39
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    September 19, 2008 at 1:15 pm
    Saw this about 6 years ago. But it`s pretty cool.
  23. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    September 19, 2008 at 1:47 pm
    Now that is pretty cheeky.

    Still a challenge to keep all those moves in his head and correct for 4 pairs of players + the real game.

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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    September 19, 2008 at 1:51 pm
    Btw, If you notice the numbers one off from one another, except for the real game. Why ?
    Because masters know that once they are a full piece down, they`ll usually quit.

    so naturally, table 1 - 11 pieces, table 5 - 10 pieces.

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    Thetas Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 2:10 pm
    It was obvious what he was doing from the point where it showed the ring of tables and yet I watched it all the way through because I was curious about the envelope and the numbers, and he didn`t tell us how. ;_;
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    fatex52986 Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 2:23 pm
    i knew it. i used to do that when playing people online when i was a kid. i would play the chessmaster and use its moves as my own
  27. Profile photo of Joolin
    Joolin Male 18-29
    1002 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 3:21 pm
    Wow. Usually I think Derren Brown is a complete fraud, but this one actually seemed fairly legit. That said, I still think he`s a jackass who has an entire TV show just to stroke his ego though.
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    B-Hazard Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 3:49 pm
    -how did i guess a yank posted this? Easy. despite having a far superior tv broacasting nation, the fact it doesnt have channel 4 where trick of the mind (the tv show this was taken from btw) airs, means they are 4-5 years behind us Brits on awesomeness tv about mundanely pointless. albeit interesting, subjects.-

    this sh*t is old like 65% of the stuff on IAB. just because it just showed up on some semi-popular u.s. website, doesn`t mean america just discovered derren brown.

    take the crumpet out of your ass.

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    VictoryRider Male 40-49
    1461 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 4:26 pm
    "take the crumpet out of your ass."

    You`re the only one here who appears to have to have anything up your ass. I`m guessing you like it that way. Carry on.

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    VictoryRider Male 40-49
    1461 posts
    September 19, 2008 at 4:28 pm
    My bad, you were quoting someone else. Redirect my comment to him.
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    i-am-emo Female 70 & Over
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    September 19, 2008 at 6:29 pm
    After hours of playing Elder scrolls 4 I cant help but think joining an orgnaization or society in the real world will result in numerous quest lines and sub plots.
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    Crucible Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 8:36 pm
    Impressive.
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    itsdrew Male 13-17
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    September 19, 2008 at 9:52 pm
    wow thats amazing.
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    keatonatron Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2008 at 11:12 pm
    I had it figured out about 2 minutes in; just have them play each other. Of course, remembering all that would be quite difficult. The number at the end is most likely no different from a normal "have someone pick a word and it shows up in their pocket" magic trick.
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    hughesie27 Male 18-29
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    September 20, 2008 at 9:21 am
    it`s derren.
  36. Profile photo of PinkAndGreen
    PinkAndGreen Female 13-17
    917 posts
    September 20, 2008 at 10:06 am
    That`s very clever...
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    Phydeaux13 Male 13-17
    616 posts
    September 21, 2008 at 12:00 am
    Ohh... I love this video so much right now. Im going to go Youtube this man right now.
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    adamglr Male 18-29
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    September 21, 2008 at 3:05 am
    well i know right off the bat how they were actually playin each other...but that ending..TOTALLY got me..lol
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    GIAG Male 30-39
    99 posts
    September 21, 2008 at 5:36 am
    Probably slight of hand when he opened up the envelope and unfolded that bit of paper.
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    malikymoo Female 18-29
    2028 posts
    September 21, 2008 at 7:31 am
    who spelt derren brown wrong. u fools!!!
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    airsofter1 Male 18-29
    1090 posts
    September 21, 2008 at 8:28 am
    chess is ok if you are the most boring person in the world.i did this with airsoft once, it was a 3 man match and it was everyman for themself. i simply led them into eachother and because the bbs are soooo slow they managed to get eachother out. but yeah that was brilliant some hella memory there
  42. Profile photo of ConverseUK
    ConverseUK Male 18-29
    1270 posts
    September 21, 2008 at 8:46 am
    Joolin, you should try reading his biography.

    The stuff he does isn`t just for money and fame. If he wanted that, he says he`d become a stage performer...it`s more of the anthropomorphics for him I guess.

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    BlackiPod Male 18-29
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    September 21, 2008 at 9:40 am
    http://www.i-am-bored.com/bored_link.cfm...

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