New Contest: Chess In World Landmarks

New Contest: Chess In World Landmarks

pete
pete
Jun 14, 2016, 12:00 AM |
122 | Fun & Trivia

Have you ever seen a beautiful landmark or an interesting building and thought, "hey, this place could use more chess?"

It's time for another photo manipulation contest on Chess.com. 

[Update, June 30: results are below.]

Use your photo editing skills and love of the royal game to create images of world landmarks or famous architecture that include chess.

Our last contest asked members to edit celebrity photos to include chess, and it was a big success. Check out the winners last time for inspiration

For this contest, simply edit a photo to include chess in famous architecture and you could be a winner, receiving valuable Chess.com membership prizes, the admiration of your peers, and ultimately immortality through your artistic contribution to the culture. But mostly the membership prizes. 

The best 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.

To get you on the right track, take a look at this very queenly image of the Statue Of Liberty created by Chess.com CEO Erik:

France famously gave the United States the Statue of Liberty, but its own beloved landmark is also a great place to put some chess. Here is Chess.com designer Dallin's take on the Eiffel Tower:

Inspired yet? Enter your own photo by posting it in the comments section.

We will highlight the best photos in the main article and hand out prizes to the winning entries. 

Here are your winners.

First place:

Second place: 

Third place:

Fourth place:

Fifth place:

Honorable mentions:

And the funniest entry:

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