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botvinik vs Lasker...botvinik bridged the old school to the modern masters
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
Slav defence help
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Time to get 1500 rating
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Creation of new tournament
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Setting Engines to never resign
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Which gambit gives you the most innitiative?
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WHO decides the names of chess variations
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