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|55 Famous People That Play Chess|
|Written by Yury Markushin|
|Wednesday, 11 July 2012 20:18|
The numbers may not be exact and in some cases such as with Lenin, the rating may be given just as representation of the chess strength, not as the actual rating published by chess federation. Anyway, enjoy the list and feel free to comment about other famous people of known chess strength.
Name Occupation Rating
Akins, Claude actor 1500
Alda, Alan actor 1400
Amory, Cleveland writer 1700
Archer, Jeffrey writer 1000
Ardiles, Ossie soccer 1700
Ayers, Lew actor 1500
Barnes, Julian writer 1100
Bellamy, Guy writer 1100
Bogart, Humphrey actor 1950
Bonar Law, Andrew politics 2100
Boyer, Charles actor 1900
Brando, Marlon actor 1100
Bronowski, Jacob writer 2000
Buchwald, Art humorist 2000
Burton, Tony actor 1642
Cage, Nicholas actor 1500
Cartwright, Bill NBA 1400
Casillas, Graciella karate 1100
Castro, Fidel president 1900
Chamberlain, Wilt NBA 1300
Chang, Michael tennis 1400
Chaplin, Charlie actor 1400
Charles, Ray musician 1600
Che Guevara, Ernesto revolutionary 1950
Churchill, Randolph politics 1800
Cooke, Alistair TV 1600
Cornforth, John nobel 2200
Crane, Les talk show 1500
Danson, Ted actor 1400
Darin, Bobby musician 1500
Darrow, Henry actor 1700
Davis, Steve sports 1500
Dee, Sandra actress 1500
Diamond, Dustin actor 1369
Duchamp, Marcel artist 2300+
Dunsany, Lord writer 2000
Elman, Mischa violinist 2100
Estrada, Erik actor 1400
Falk, Peter actor 1400
Fry, Stephen comedian 1200
Garcia, Carlos president 1700
Kissinger, Henry politics 1400
Klitschko, Vitaly boxer 1800
Klitschko, Vladimir boxer 1800
Koestler, Arthur journalist 1500
Komack, James producer 1500
Krauthammer, Charles columnist 1630
Kubrick, Stanley director 2000
LaGuardia, Fiorello NY mayor 1100
Landsbergis, Vytautas president 2300
Ledger, Heath actor 1800
Lenin, Vladimir Russian leader 1900
Letterman, David TV talk host 1100
Levin, Bernard writer 1100
Marks, Johnny writer 1700
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 21:07|