Who else plays chess ? ...

Famous chess enthusiasts

                                    "The Prisoner"

 

The 1960s' television series "The Prisoner" featured many references to chess including one episode which was titled "Checkmate" and featured a human chess game.

 

Details can be seen via this link ...

Six times World snooker champion Steve Davis helped to write some chess books while for a few years was also President of the British Chess Federation.

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Although not known as regular chess enthusiasts, these photographs show King Charles III and Queen Consort, Camilla being given information about the game when on some of their official Royal visits around the country.
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                      Celebrities playing chess

 

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Harry Potter actors Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint
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Olympic and World champion Usain Bolt
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Bob Hope / Bobby Fischer
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Ossie Ardiles
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Boris Becker / Novak Djokovic
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Bonanza - 1960s' TV series
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Sean Connery
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Neil Diamond
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Miley Cyrus
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Scene from Endeavour TV series
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Muhammad Ali
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Trent Alexander-Arnold
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Woody Allen - just a Woodypusher _
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Yasser Arafat
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David Bowie
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Stanley kubrick
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Richard Branson - Maria Sharapova
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Jimmy Carter
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Arnold Schwarzeneger "I'll be black !"
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Charlie Chaplin
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Sony & Cher
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Che Guvara
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Bob Dylan
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Stephen Fry
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Lewis Hamilton - Is F1 his favourite position ?
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Klitszko Brothers
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Christopher Lee / Denis Price
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Vladimir Lenin
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John Lennon / Yoko One
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Abraham Lincoln
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Madonna ...........
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........ and Maradona
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Frank Sinatra / Anatoly Karpov
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Connor McGregor
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Franz Beckenbauer / Bobby Moore
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Red Hot Chiili Peppers / Magnus Carlsen
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Will Smith
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Sting / Garry Kasparov
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John Wayne
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Ringo Starr
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Al Pacino
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Humphrey Bogart - Perhaps the film should have beren renamed _Capablanca_
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Justin Bieberf
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Leo Tolstoy
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Scene from James Bond's "From Russis With Love"
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Actress Raquel Welch and singer Tom Jones
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French rugby union forward Sebastian Chabal - with some other Frenchman behind
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Boxer Anthony Joshua
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           Salford Rugby League play chess !!!

 

Click on the following link to access a report from the BBC Sport Rugby League website about two of their players who are also chess enthusiasts ...

                                   Actchesses

 

The link below shows a list of actresses who have either played or had a connection with chess ...

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