# How many players participated in the tournament?

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A chess tournament was organized in a round-robin format. Each player had to play the other participants in the tournament once. At the end of the tournament it was seen that a total of 120 matches were played. How many players participated in the tournament?

posted Sep 1, 2015

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16 players participated

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