The most famous chess player to never be world champion?

LeeEuler
AthenaTheChessCub wrote:

 for me it's Albert Einstein who reached a peak of 2434 USCF, you can't say that doesn't count 

Source? I thought I read he was like 1500

chess_ideas

hi

Itude
Albert Einstein's IQ was 160-170 but had a Chess Rating of approximately 1500, on the other hand Garry Kasparov's peak rating was 2851 but his IQ Rating was only 135! Einstein played in a coffeehouse with Lasker when they both resided in Berlin.7 Jan 2020
Itude

Mr Euler is correct happy.png

Itude

https://www.chess.com/forum/view/game-analysis/einstein-v-oppenheimer-1933?page=1#last_comment

AthenaTheChessCub
Itude wrote:

Yes..whatever you say

Maybe they where @ltude

destroyer8470
Round_house_kick wrote:

me

 

Close but its actually me myself and I