The Most Influential Chess-players on Twitter

The Most Influential Chess-players on Twitter

FM CharlieDroids
Jul 9, 2010, 10:00 PM |

Even though Twitter is a fairly recent technology there have been chess-players that have adopted this platform into their chess activities.
If you don't know what twitter is well, it's a social tool used for what is referred to as "micro-blogging" informal messages through status updates that sum up to 140 characters or less.

The most famous twitter story is that of President Barack Obama and his use of it during his presidential election.

"He used social media and the web unlike any other presidential candidate in history. Barack Obama's incredible online presence turned into a grassroots movement culminating in his election as the 44th President of the United States. He was all over YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and the blogosphere."

"During the campaign: President Obama was a prolific user of Twitter on the campaign trail. He joined Twitter all the way back in April 2007 and, up until the election, updated it about once a day with news, information, and videos." – quotes courtesy of

So who are these chess-players that are taking twitter by storm: