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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).
"Gibraltar Chess Festival! Round 3 - Hosts IM Elisabeth Paehtz & GM Simon Williams"
by RobertodelPedregal a few minutes ago
1/29/2015 - White Wins
by navyachirag 4 minutes ago
Why I Like ICC
by Scottrf 4 minutes ago
Can you spot vishy?
by leiph18 5 minutes ago
SHOWTIME: SHOW YOUR CHESS SETS
by goodknightmike 7 minutes ago
Improving Middle Game
by TheNotoriousRIP 11 minutes ago
I need suggestions to suprise my opponent today.
by Chess_Troller 22 minutes ago
by DoctorWho 23 minutes ago
Fire breathing sicilian dragon
by ghostofmaroczy 31 minutes ago
I finally learned how to study tactics right and finally improved my rating
by CerebralAssassin19 38 minutes ago
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