Your Favorite Grandmasters As Emoji
In honor of "The Emoji Movie" (and its certified six percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes), we've decided to assign emoji to some of the best chess players in the world.
Let us know if you agree with our emoji, and feel free to suggest emoji in the comments for your favorite grandmasters not listed below.
Magnus Carlsen: "Nerd Face."
Of course the champion of the world's favorite nerdy game gets this emoji.
Wesley So: 😇 "Smiling Face With Halo."
Wesley is known as a saintly and devout man.
Fabiano Caruana: "Man In Tuxedo."
Caruana's sartorial prowess is legendary in chess circles.
Hikaru Nakamura: 😒 "Unamused Face."
As "Nakamura's Knockouts" victims are all too aware, Hikaru is rarely amused.
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave: 😎 "Smiling Face With Sunglasses."
The man is simply cool as the other side of the pillow.
Vishy Anand: "Prince."
The living legend is practically chess royalty.
Hou Yifan: "Princess."
Photo courtesy of Biel Chess Festival.
The emoji says princess but with a 2670 live rating, Yifan is queen of the chessboard.
As a chess player, which emoji are you?