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Eduard Ritter (1850 - 1949) Playing chess at a fireplace
When looking at works like James Tarr's (post#722) - so discernibly authentic to anyone who has been around chess players a bit, faces calm as they crane forward into the position bodies circling almost imperceptibly stiff with the efforts they make to hoist its possibilities into their minds, or other such notable traits - I sometimes can't help but wonder if the artist is so successful because they themselves are chess players or simply because they see something noteworthy to flesh out; they are almost equally feasible - but the question insists, which side of the gambit was (s)he playing! Not that it matters.
Ignác Ujváry (1860 - 1927) The chess game - Tangiers
Anonyme (1800 - 1899) Chess
Anonyme (1800 - 1899) Alice Through The Looking Glass
There is now 1231 paintings at
Should I still post new ones here?
So many cardinals...!
#728 and 731 (same painting, "The Game of Chess") is by Belgian artist Georges Croegaert (1848-1923).
Thank you for posting this site. I have been filing the painting I enjoy most.
i realy enjoy seeing so many beautifull chess in art posted by you... if you like .. keep them coming and thanks for everything allready posted :))
Winslow Homer 1836 - 1910 Chess board
"Alexander Calder" 1898 - 1953 "Copper chess piece"
"Max Ernst" 1891 - 1954 "The King Playing with the Queen"
what the hell with the chat 😣
by Martin_Stahl a few minutes ago
The policy and rules playing at live chess
by polisny a few minutes ago
5/24/2016 - V. Korchnoi-V.Chekhover, USSR Ch semi-final 1951
by aidenkang04 3 minutes ago
why is the scoring so random...?
by notmtwain 6 minutes ago
average time per move
by Martin_Stahl 11 minutes ago
looking to broaden my horizons
by Senior-Lazarus_Long 17 minutes ago
Tournament Director Account aclosed
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#2 Beginners: The Opening!
by Mal_Smith 21 minutes ago
Tournaments are messed up today.
by Senior-Lazarus_Long 23 minutes ago
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