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Arpad Elo, inventor of the Elo rating system
The lesser known Polgar brothers
Petrosian & Fischer
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!
Joel Lautier and Jan Timman
James Mason (not the chess player) and Shelley Winters in Lolita
Yoko Ono - chess patron
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.
Dustin Hoffman and Susan George learning how to mate
John Wayne played chess ?! Wonders never cease....
I like that in the Fischer-Petrosian pic, the game hasn't even started and Fischer already looks posssesd.
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 .
Last game between these greats, Alekhine and Capablanca. AVRO 1938.
Chess in a military helicoptor.
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
Here is my list of famous people who play chess
Do you have any information on that pic bill (when where ect).
What is blitz?
by ChessOath a few minutes ago
Shadow78493 - thanks
by AlexCampbell a few minutes ago
584 to 1416 Blitz in 2.5 years
by The_Ghostess_Lola 7 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer movie
by Bawker 8 minutes ago
Apart from boxing, what else would combine well with chess?
by The_Ghostess_Lola 10 minutes ago
Copying other players is FUN :D
by Secura 10 minutes ago
Am I a fool for not playing 1. e4
by SJFG 11 minutes ago
Post Your Current Playing Setup
by bananamoon 14 minutes ago
Why don't other kids like chess
by Bawker 14 minutes ago
7/26/2016 - Two Threats In One Move
by Long_Hair_Dont_Care 15 minutes ago
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