Can You Win Our Fake Chess Celebrity Contest?

Can You Win Our Fake Chess Celebrity Contest?

pete
pete
Feb 2, 2016, 12:00 AM |
287 | Fun & Trivia

Many celebrities enjoy playing chess.

Howard Stern, the famous radio host, is a confirmed chess fanatic.

Rainn Wilson, the actor who played Dwight Schrute on the long-running NBC series The Office, got the chance to play the world chess champion Magnus Carlsen -- twice. The entertainers Jon Hamm, Carly Rae Jepsen, and even Madonna play chess. 

But which other celebrities could you imagine playing chess -- even if it's not real?

Submit your edited images of celebrities playing chess to the comments of the article, and you could win a Chess.com premium membership. 

You can also share your images to Facebook or Twitter with the #FakeChess hashtag. 

The best fake celebrity image submitted will win three years of diamond membership. Second place gets a free year of diamond, and third through fifth each gets a month of diamond membership.

Update, Feb. 18: WINNERS BELOW.

5. TWINFISH: Ariana Grande. Wins one month diamond membership.

4. COFFEETWEAKER: Justin Bieber. Wins one month diamond membership.

3. KAYAK21: The Beatles. Wins one month diamond membership.

2. VLADIMIR_MUDRI: Walter White. Wins one year diamond membership.

1. WOLVERINE96: Taylor Swift and Hikaru Nakamura. Wins three years diamond membership.

Congrats to all the winners. Your membership will be added to your account by our support staff soon. Thanks to all for entering this fun contest.

Here are a few fake chess celebrity images submitted by Chess.com staff to inspire you:

How about the actor, Nicolas Cage?

Image by Chess.com CEO Erik.


Or the Beatles legend, John Lennon?

Image by the Chess.com designer Dallin.

Or the late U.S. president Ronald Reagan?

Image by the Chess.com designer Dallin.

You can bet "Honest" Abe Lincoln played by the rules:

Image by the Chess.com designer Dallin.

So which other celebrities might be secret chess players?

Submit your own fake chess celebrity photos in the comments, and we will add the best ones to this article.

Have fun editing.

Update, Feb. 9: The contest continues, but here are a few of the best images submitted so far. Enjoy.

 

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