Celebrity Chess-players

mateologist

          Humphrey Bogart: Actor (casablanca)- was said by many reliable sources of his day that he was at or near Master strength! He once had a draw with GM samuel reshevsky in a simul (1955). He  also sat on the board of the USCF.

               Now you are smarter Today than you were Yesterday !!  Cool    lol

goldendog

http://blog.chess.com/Pau/a-french-defense-from-casablanca

AlucardII

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1261719 <- Sergei Prokofiev once beat Capablanca in a simul!

mateologist

 THANKS goldendog: Now I Just got to have a POSTER of bogart playing chess in that scene !!  Smile    

heinzie

http://www.chess.com/forum/view/general/chess-players-and-their-famous-counterparts

CerebralAssassin

Arnie is a bit of a chess player too Laughing