Chess

Akiba Rubinstein

Akiba Rubinstein

12 December 1882 - 15 March 1961

Polish chess player

Johann Löwenthal

Johann Löwenthal

15 July 1810 - 24 July 1876

Hungarian chess player

Harry Nelson Pillsbury

Harry Nelson Pillsbury

December 5, 1872 - June 17, 1906

American chess player

Frank Marshall (chess player)

Frank Marshall (chess player)

August 10, 1877 - November 9, 1944

Chess champion

Henry Dudeney

Henry Dudeney

1857 - 1930

Puzzlist, Mathematical games designer

Jon Speelman

Jon Speelman

2 October 1956 -

chess player, mathematician, writer

Teimour Radjabov

Teimour Radjabov

12 March 1987 -

Azerbaijani chess Grandmaster

John Nunn

John Nunn

25 April 1955 -

Chess grandmaster and problemist

Peter Leko

Peter Leko

September 8, 1979 -

Hungarian chess player

Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen

30 November 1990 -

Norwegian chess Grandmaster

Jaan Ehlvest

Jaan Ehlvest

1962 -

Estonian chess player

Reuben Fine

Reuben Fine

October 11, 1914 - March 26, 1993

American chess player

Wolfgang Heidenfeld

Wolfgang Heidenfeld

29 May 1911 - 3 August 1981

South African chess player

Alexei Shirov

Alexei Shirov

July 4, 1972 -

Chess player

Michael Adams (chess player)

Michael Adams (chess player)

17 November 1971 -

chess Grandmaster

Alexander Kotov

Alexander Kotov

1913 - 1981

Chess player

Veselin Topalov

Veselin Topalov

15 March 1975 - living

Bulgarian chess grandmaster

Lucky Thompson

Lucky Thompson

June 16, 1924 - July 30, 2005

Jazz saxophonist

Bent Larsen

Bent Larsen

1935 - 2010

Chess Grandmaster

Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet

Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet

14 June 1881 - 23 July 1972

Chess, badminton, and tennis player

Ruslan Ponomariov

Ruslan Ponomariov

October 11, 1983 -

Ukrainian chess player

Zhang Zhong

Zhang Zhong

1978 -

Singaporean chess grandmaster

Henry Ernest Atkins

Henry Ernest Atkins

1872 - 1955

British chess master

Leonid Stein

Leonid Stein

November 12, 1934 - July 4, 1973

Chess player

Paul Keres

Paul Keres

1916 - 1975

Estonian chess player

Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand

1969 -

Indian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion

Isidor Gunsberg

Isidor Gunsberg

November 2, 1854 - May 2, 1930

Chess player

Vasily Smyslov

Vasily Smyslov

1921 - 2010

Chess grandmaster

Emanuel Lasker

Emanuel Lasker

December 24, 1868 - January 11, 1941

German World Chess Champion and grandmaster, contract bridge player, mathematician, and philosopher

Gene Ammons

Gene Ammons

April 14, 1925 - July 23, 1974

Chess

Luke McShane

Luke McShane

7 January 1984 -

British chess player

Mikhail Botvinnik

Mikhail Botvinnik

August 17, 1911 - May 5, 1995

Chess champion

Tony Miles

Tony Miles

23 April 1955 - 12 November 2001

British chess player

David Bronstein

David Bronstein

February 19, 1924 - December 5, 2006

Soviet chess grandmaster

Charles Wreford-Brown

Charles Wreford-Brown

9 October 1866 - 26 November 1951

English cricketer

Xie Jun

Xie Jun

1970 -

Chinese chess player

Nigel Short

Nigel Short

1 June 1965 -

British chess player and writer

Joshua Waitzkin

Joshua Waitzkin

December 4, 1976 -

Chess player

Vitaly Sevastyanov

Vitaly Sevastyanov

8 July 1935 - 5 April 2010

Cosmonaut

Mikhail Tal

Mikhail Tal

November 9, 1936 - June 28, 1992

Latvian chess player

Raymond Keene

Raymond Keene

29 January 1948 -

British chess player

Adolf Anderssen

Adolf Anderssen

1818 - 1879

German chess master

Andy Looney

Andy Looney

November 5, 1963 -

Chess

José Raúl Capablanca

José Raúl Capablanca

1888 - 1942

Cuban chess player

Yasser Seirawan

Yasser Seirawan

1960 -

American chess player

Maurice Ashley

Maurice Ashley

March 6, 1966 -

Chess Grandmaster

Alexander Beliavsky

Alexander Beliavsky

1953 -

Chess player

Howard Staunton

Howard Staunton

1810 - 1874

English chess master and Shakespearean scholar

Tigran Petrosian

Tigran Petrosian

1929 - 1984

Soviet chess player

Max Euwe

Max Euwe

May 20, 1901 - November 26, 1981

Dutch chess grandmaster

Vladimir Kramnik

Vladimir Kramnik

25 June 1975 - living

Russian chess grandmaster

François-André Danican Philidor

François-André Danican Philidor

7 September 1726 - 31 August 1795

French chess player and composer

Paul Morphy

Paul Morphy

June 22, 1837 - July 10, 1884

American chess player

Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine

October 31, 1892 - March 24, 1946

Chess player

Jan Timman

Jan Timman

14 December 1951 -

Dutch chess player

Boris Spassky

Boris Spassky

January 30, 1937 -

Russian chess grandmaster

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman

May 30, 1909 - June 13, 1986

Jazz clarinetist

Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry

1926 -

Chess

Sam Loyd

Sam Loyd

1841 - 1911

Chess player, puzzlist

Judit Polgár

Judit Polgár

23 July 1976 -

Chess player

Irina Krush

Irina Krush

1983 -

Chess player

Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov

13 April 1963 -

Russian chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion

Aron Nimzowitsch

Aron Nimzowitsch

7 November 1886 - 16 March 1935

Danish chess player

Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Karpov

May 23, 1951 -

Chess player


Living octopus

Living octopus

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