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  • 6 years ago · #161

    billwall

    Arpad Elo, inventor of the Elo rating system

  • 6 years ago · #162

    billwall

    The lesser known Polgar brothers

  • 6 years ago · #163

    ArmanS

    Petrosian & Fischer

  • 6 years ago · #164

    billwall

    Douglas Fairbanks

  • 6 years ago · #165

    spoiler1

    phishcake5 wrote:

     

    Bobby visits Mikhail in hospital 1962


     He (B F ) was the only player that did that! No other Soviets came...

    (source : B F goes to war )

    What a great pic, thx 4 sharing!

  • 6 years ago · #166

    billwall

    Joel Lautier and Jan Timman

  • 6 years ago · #167

    billwall

    James Mason (not the chess player) and Shelley Winters in Lolita

  • 6 years ago · #168

    billwall

    Yoko Ono - chess patron

  • 6 years ago · #169

    billwall

    Bertrand Russell

  • 6 years ago · #170

    ZeroVektor

    This may jsut be the most spectacular thread going -- keep it going!

    I hear Bono (of U2 and numerous charitable causes) is also master-level.  Any pictures of him -- I realize he's far from a "great" player, but a pic might be neat.

    ZV

  • 6 years ago · #171

    billwall

    Dustin Hoffman and Susan George learning how to mate

  • 6 years ago · #172

    billwall

    John Wayne

  • 6 years ago · #174

    mowque

    I like that in the Fischer-Petrosian pic, the game hasn't even started and Fischer already looks posssesd.

  • 6 years ago · #175

    RussMTL

    Marlon Brando playing chess on the set of "The Wild One." A big version of this pic can be found at http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1449564160/tt0047677 .

    Russ

  • 6 years ago · #176

    goldendog

    Last game between these greats, Alekhine and Capablanca. AVRO 1938.

    Alekhine won.

     

  • 6 years ago · #177

    billwall

    Chess in a military helicoptor.

  • 6 years ago · #178

    BishopBlues

    Here... I found another famous person playing chess: Sinatra versus Karvov

    There is online a list of famous people who play chess, politicians, movie stars, singers and others. Wanna read it? go to: http://www.saintlouischessclub.org/Media/10-Famous-People-Who-Played-Chess.pdf

  • 6 years ago · #179

    billwall

    Here is my list of famous people who play chess

    http://www.geocities.com/siliconvalley/lab/7378/famous.htm

  • 6 years ago · #180

    phishcake5

    billwall wrote:

    Chess in a military helicoptor.

     


     Do you have any information on that pic bill (when where ect).


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