Greatest Chess Photos

billwall

Arpad Elo, inventor of the Elo rating system

billwall

The lesser known Polgar brothers

ArmanS

Petrosian & Fischer

billwall

Douglas Fairbanks

spoiler1
phishcake5 wrote:

 

Bobby visits Mikhail in hospital 1962


 He (B F ) was the only player that did that! No other Soviets came...

(source : B F goes to war )

What a great pic, thx 4 sharing!

billwall

Joel Lautier and Jan Timman

billwall

James Mason (not the chess player) and Shelley Winters in Lolita

billwall

Yoko Ono - chess patron

billwall

Bertrand Russell

ZeroVektor

This may jsut be the most spectacular thread going -- keep it going!

I hear Bono (of U2 and numerous charitable causes) is also master-level.  Any pictures of him -- I realize he's far from a "great" player, but a pic might be neat.

ZV

billwall

Dustin Hoffman and Susan George learning how to mate

billwall

John Wayne

TheOldReb

John Wayne played chess ?!  Wonders never cease....

mowque

I like that in the Fischer-Petrosian pic, the game hasn't even started and Fischer already looks posssesd.

RussMTL

Marlon Brando playing chess on the set of "The Wild One." A big version of this pic can be found at http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1449564160/tt0047677 .

Russ

goldendog

Last game between these greats, Alekhine and Capablanca. AVRO 1938.

Alekhine won.

 

billwall

Chess in a military helicoptor.

BishopBlues

Here... I found another famous person playing chess: Sinatra versus Karvov

There is online a list of famous people who play chess, politicians, movie stars, singers and others. Wanna read it? go to: http://www.saintlouischessclub.org/Media/10-Famous-People-Who-Played-Chess.pdf

billwall

Here is my list of famous people who play chess

http://www.geocities.com/siliconvalley/lab/7378/famous.htm

phishcake5
billwall wrote:

Chess in a military helicoptor.

 


 Do you have any information on that pic bill (when where ect).

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