20 Chess Memes That Will Make You Laugh
Feast your eyes on these 20 hilarious chess memes!

20 Chess Memes That Will Make You Laugh

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It is no secret that chess is a game of a lot of depth. It is not a simple sport: some consider it to be a science, while others see it as an art form. Sometimes, though, people can view it as a joke—and a pretty good one, too!

In that spirit, we decided to display hilarious chess memes in an article. Many memes were collected and then voted on by the staff, and 20 made the final cut. Numerous great contenders did not make it to the final list, but we are sure that the ones we do have will get you rolling on the floor laughing.

Without further ado, we present you with the winners.


"Just act normal and they may think it is a trap." A facial expression that is all-too-familiar to most chess players.

Chess meme #20.


We all know about IM Danny Rensch and GM Robert Hess' thoughts on the French Defense. Apparently, they are not alone:

Chess meme #19.


Speaking of Danny, this one is among his top three picks:

Chess meme #18.I, too, was relieved for his ruler.


Kings be like "well, this is awkward."
Chess meme #17.


After thinking for two minutes in a three-minute blitz game, this is me: "Ha! Found you!"

Chess meme #16.


The feeling you get when you finally checkm...

Chess meme #15.AWWWWWWWWW!!!!


What about those tasty, hand-rubbingly good mouse slips?

Chess meme #14.


Why slow-dance when you can slow-chess?

Chess meme #13.


"Come at me, bro!"

"You come at me, bro!"

Chess meme #12.


When you finally resist the temptation of playing blitz until three in the morning and go to bed early.

Chess meme #11.


A classic chess meme and offensive only to babies, who can't defend themselves!

Chess meme #10.


Fans of The Office will cherish this one—even those who don't love that show should appreciate this meme!

Chess meme #9.


The duplicity of Winnie=hilarious.

Chess meme #8.


When you sac, sac, and... Mate?

Chess meme #7.


When an invaluable and timeless piece of chess wisdom meets the internet.

Chess meme #6.


The anthropomorphization of chess pieces? Yes, please.

Chess meme #5.


If you play chess, you have seen this chess meme:

Chess meme #4.


Possibly the most truthful statement in this entire article is displayed in this meme:

Chess meme #3.


"Look! A weak pawn!"

Chess meme #2.


When you could not be more proud of your hard-earned win.

Chess meme #1.

We hope you have enjoyed these memes as much as we did!

Would you like to see another chess memes article? Do you have a favorite meme that is not on this list? Please post your chess memes in the comments below!”

Pedro Pinhata

Pedro Pinhata is a Sr. Digital Content Writer for who writes articles, feature announcements, event guides, and more. He has been playing chess since 2019 and lives in Brazil.

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