Some of the greatest and most popular actresses of all time share(d) the love of our hobby: Checkmate.
As opponents on the board they do not only offer a pretty view – the actresses were actually pretty good player. A duel would be worth every minute of your precious time.
Which Hollywood celebrity (dead or alive) would you like to compete aginast?
The film icon certainly swept her opponents off the board with her irresistable charm.
Who tries to fit Marilyn in the image of the tender and superficial beauty may want to reconsider his or her opinion. The sex symbol had an IQ of 168 with which she outpaces Albert Einstein and Bill Gates.
The “Pretty Woman” is a passionate player who wishes to have access to chess equipment in her trailer during the making of her movies.
Who would deny the lady with the most charming smile in all of Hollywood a duel of checkmate during her break?
The actress who was actually born in Germany (1904-1992) loved chess and played well and often, sometimes even against John Wayne. Next to film sets, she liked to spend her time ar tournaments, such as
the “Hollywood Pan-American Chess Tournament”.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
The former Hungarian beauty queen is so enthusiastic about chess that she even played against Geroge Sanders on her honeymoon.
Prince Frederik von Anhalt, by the way, is currently the 8th husband of the 97 year-old. Whether or not he has proven to be a worthy opponent is unknown.
The beautiful actress of “The Lord of the Rings” was the face of a G-Star campaign in 2010, next to the current World Champion Magnus Carlsen. A few months ago, the two fought an
official duel of checkmate. At which side of the board would you have preferred to be?
written by Sarah, translated by Birthe