17010 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
I KNOW HE IS GERMAN BUT NIMZOWITZ WOULD BE GOOD EVEN NOW HIS BOOK IS STILL PITTY RELAVENT
Paolo Boi and/or Leonardo di Cutri.
I was waiting for our batopedia to weigh in. The next question is why?
It's not only the story of the first known tournament, featuring such names as Ruy Lopez, Alphonso Ceron, Scovara and Polario. Il Siracusano and Il Puttino were adventurers as well as chess players and their swashbuckling story involves revenge, pirates, shipwrecks, Moors, loves lost and fortunes won.See Mark Weeks' digitalized The Light and the Luster of Chess for the story or visit my page on players of chess in the Renaissance or Chessopedia here for Paolo Boi.
JOSE RAUL CAPABLANCA.
Akiba Rubinstein, who had a colorful life (went insane eventually); or Viktor Korchnoi, who had to fight the Soviet machine from the inside.
I would think Alekhine because of the whole nazi incident
Gotta be Alekhine. I mean you have the Revolution, fleeing Russia, joining the French Army prior to WWII, getting coerced into being the Nazi chessmaster, the wives, the drinking, and the mysterious death.
Nothing else comes close for drama.
Alekhine definatly. not only would you have his character but the other chess giants of that time period. Nimzo, Lasker, Capa, Botvinik, Bogo, Tarrasch, Reti, Tartakower, Ewue, Rubinstein etc etc that would be a great movie
Alekhine would be good :D
Chess films don't have to be boring, check out film about Josh Waitzkin.
Paul Morphy is what first comes to my mind, but then I agree with others who said that it should be about Alexander Alekhine. If it is to go hollywood then it really should be Alekhine - his love affairs (romance), his vices, his determination to give up his vices to regain his title from Euwe, his development of blindfold chess ability during confinement in WW2, his rivalry against the Chess Machine Capablanca, his Nazi involvement, Capa's territory's refusal to grant him escape route, his mysterious death, the legacy he left behind. This movie might show some similar scenarios in Saving Private Ryan or Windtalkers or Schindler's List. From Romance to Action, his love for cats...soon the world's greatest player Garry Kasparov would take his games as pattern, tagging them as model chess.
I'd love to see a movie about Mir Sultan Khan. His rise to stardom and descent to obscurity is fascinating.
Tal. definitely Tal.
I see no better choice than Alexander Alekhine. In a time of opposing chess dogmas, he was a player with an universal style of play and an artist at the same time.
I also choose Alekhine. Besides being one of the greatest chess players his life was filled with intrigue.
I'd like to see a comedy with Ivanchuk (that guy is crazy), a porn movie with Peter Leko, and Morozevich as James Bond. Vlad Tkachiev can be the bad guy.
Me! I've had a very interesting life.
Pillsbury would be a good subject...and maybe a movie centerd around the Tal Botvinnik match....
What's the story behind the Tal Botvinnivk match?
porn with chess player would be Hilarious! Anna k. & Judit P. for the female stars! put a james bond theme to it and throw in chess witticisms and sell it on the net to chess geeks...it would make plenty of cash! i bet kasparov would be a good lead man, just for his facial expressions!
Mir Sultan Khan.
Reporting Abusive Players
by TheMeepOne a few minutes ago
by HueyWilliams 2 minutes ago
Best White 1.d4 2. c4 player opening repertoire book
by Chicken_Monster 6 minutes ago
Get Free Coaching
by RiyalNoxDescent 7 minutes ago
I'm not improving, advice?
by SharonCarter 8 minutes ago
semi-beginner--feeling lost & intimidated
by klimski 9 minutes ago
Places where it would be rude to bring your chess set?
by brumtown 9 minutes ago
Stuff Non-Chess Players Say
by dragonair234 13 minutes ago
D06: Queen's Gambit Declined, Marshall defence [Unsound]
by AlisonHart 13 minutes ago
Bugs On Chess.com
by HueyWilliams 17 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!