Garry Kimovich Kasparov: #1 on the list of Top 10 Greatest Chess Players in history

Garry Kimovich Kasparov: #1 on the list of Top 10 Greatest Chess Players in history

"The chess board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just and patient. But we also know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance." (Thomas Huxely)  Art: Isidor Kaufmann; The chess player

"The chess board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just and patient. But we also know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance." (Thomas Huxely) Art: Isidor Kaufmann; The chess player

Mikhail Tal - Soviet-Latvian Chess grandmaster and eighth World Chess Champion

Mikhail Tal - Soviet-Latvian Chess grandmaster and eighth World Chess Champion

Beautiful Visualization Charts History’s Best Chess Players

Beautiful Visualization Charts History’s Best Chess Players

Since the early century, many chess grandmasters have come and gone, some better than others. This elegant data visualization by Abacaba shows which players were the very best, and how long they were able to maintain their dominance.

Chess Queen : Ranks 2nd in FIDE Women’s Grand Prix-Iranian chess player

Chess Queen : Ranks 2nd in FIDE Women’s Grand Prix-Iranian chess player

Basic Checkmates Beginning Chess Players Should Know

Basic Checkmates Beginning Chess Players Should Know

Don’t complain about money, chess players told

Don’t complain about money, chess players told

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