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Arpad Elo, inventor of the Elo rating system
The lesser known Polgar brothers
Petrosian & Fischer
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!
Joel Lautier and Jan Timman
James Mason (not the chess player) and Shelley Winters in Lolita
Yoko Ono - chess patron
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.
Dustin Hoffman and Susan George learning how to mate
John Wayne played chess ?! Wonders never cease....
I like that in the Fischer-Petrosian pic, the game hasn't even started and Fischer already looks posssesd.
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 .
Last game between these greats, Alekhine and Capablanca. AVRO 1938.
Chess in a military helicoptor.
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
Here is my list of famous people who play chess
Do you have any information on that pic bill (when where ect).
Why are women not as successful as men in chess?
by RonaldJosephCote 4 minutes ago
by glamdring27 4 minutes ago
Who is the greatest chess player of all time ?? Bobby Fischer ??
by SteveCollyer 6 minutes ago
10/4/2015 - Forced Mate
by theliten 6 minutes ago
by ViktorVoid 20 minutes ago
Need Help : How do you play Against the Sicillian?
by wisso99 26 minutes ago
Post your sets!
by Black_Knight_Tango 33 minutes ago
Just saw Pawn Sacrifice, absolutely dreadful.
by zealandzen 36 minutes ago
Purpose of 6.a4 in the pirc defense?
by BettorOffSingle 41 minutes ago
French, advance, Euwe variation Nh6
by Tobiashermansen 48 minutes ago
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