How tall some of the most recognized Chess Players are! (Magnus, Fischer,Kasparrov).

ghost_of_pushwood

Yeah, Filip and Reshevsky would look like a ventriloquist and his puppet.

OldPatzerMike
ghost_of_pushwood wrote:

Yeah, Filip and Reshevsky would look like a ventriloquist and his puppet.

Funny thing is that I saw Reshevsky in the early 1980s when he was talking to Cedric Maxwell, the 6" 8" forward for the Boston Celtics. Maxwell was an avid chess player and came to see Sammy's simul in Charlotte. He was looking at Sammy in awe as they talked, even though it looked like he was twice as tall.

btw, Reshevsky played 40 games in the simul and scored +38-0=2. Not bad for a 70 year old man. I would like to state here for the record that I got one of the draws...but I won't because that would be untrue. meh.png

ghost_of_pushwood

I got both draws! grin.png