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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).
by Diakonia a few minutes ago
Will you become a CM ? ( or a NM, or a IM etc )
by btelford 3 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer Lacked Creativity ?....How Dare Me !
by cravenraven 8 minutes ago
When to accept rematches
by huluvuz 12 minutes ago
8/3/2015 - Lure And Catch
by Nichatajinkya 13 minutes ago
can magnus carlson cross the 3000 elo barrier
by Herebrocker 22 minutes ago
In The Doldrums -- Again ?
by RonaldJosephCote 27 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal Top Non-World Champions
by Monarch1066 45 minutes ago
how exactly does the castling work?
by stuzzicadenti 47 minutes ago
Does anyone want free chess coaching?!!
by macer75 47 minutes ago
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