Chess

Celebrities in category Chess. List of famous people in category Chess.

Gaioz Nigalidze
Georgia
Georgian chess player, grandmaster
Edgar Colle
Belgium
Belgian chess player, 6-time national champion.
Ralf Lau
Germany
German chess player, grandmaster
Yuriy Vovk
Ukraine
Belgian opera singer (bass-baritone), conductor and composer.
Bobby Fischer
USA
11th world chess champion
Boris Alterman
Israel
Israeli chess player, grandmaster
Emanuil Lasker
Germany
2nd world chess champion
Maurice Ashley
USA
American chess player, the first and only black grandmaster.
Etienne Bacrot
France
French chess player, grandmaster
Iosif Dorfman
France
French, formerly Soviet, chess player, grandmaster
Manuel Aaron
India
Indian chess player
Edith Baird
Great Britain
English chess player and chess composer.
Ruben Fayn
USA
American chess player and chess theorist
Akiba Rubinstein
Poland
Polish chess player.
Ildar Ibragimov
USA
American chess player, grandmaster.
Joel Benjamin
USA
American chess player, grandmaster
Howard Staunton
Great Britain
English chess player
Hose Capablanka
Cuba
3rd world chess champion, diplomat
Nana Alexandria
Georgia
Georgian, formerly Soviet, chess player, grandmaster
Andrey Zontah
Ukraine
Ukrainian chess player, grandmaster.
Gata Kamskiy
USA
American grandmaster - graduate of the Soviet chess school
Rustem Dautov
Germany
German, formerly Soviet, chess player, first grandmaster.
Simen Agdestein
Norway
Chess player, international grandmaster since 1985.
Efim Bogolubov
Ukraine
Ukrainian chess player.
Dieter Keller
Switzerland
Swiss chess player, international master.
Hou Ifan
China
Chinese chess player.
Paul Keres
Finland
Estonian chess grandmaster
Bent Larsen
Denmark
Danish grandmaster, contender for the world championship in the 1960s - 1970s.
Henry Atkins
Great Britain
British chess player and school teacher
Michael Adams
Great Britain
English chess player, grandmaster.
Hans Berliner
USA
American scientist, information technology specialist, chess player.
Ashot Nadanian
Armenia
Armenian chess player; international master
Roman Dzindzichashvili
USA
American chess player, grandmaster.
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez
Spain
Spanish chess player, grandmaster.
Lubov Kristol
Israel
Israeli chess player.
Migel Naidorf
Poland
Outstanding chess player of the 20th century, international grandmaster 1950.
Shakhriyar Hamid oglu Mammadyarov
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani chess player, international grandmaster, European champion 2009
Jacqueline Piatigorsky
USA
American chess player and philanthropist
Artur Usupov
Germany
German, formerly Soviet chess player.
Boris Kogan
USA
American, formerly Soviet chess player
Boris Gulko
USA
Chess player, international grandmaster
Alla Kushnir
Israel
Israeli, formerly Soviet, chess player, grandmaster
Nigel Short
Great Britain
English grandmaster
Keith Arkell
Great Britain
British chess player, grandmaster
David Bronstein
Ukraine
Chess player, grandmaster (since 1950).
Levon Aronian
Armenia
Chess player, grandmaster from Armenia, winner of the 2005 World Chess Cup
Gennadiy Kuzmin
Ukraine
Ukrainian chess player, grandmaster
Rustam Qosimjonov
Uzbekistan
World Chess Champion
Antoni Mayls
Great Britain
British chess player, first British grandmaster.
Harm Wiersm
Netherlands
Dutch checkers player and politician, five-time world champion

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