Charlie Chaplin vs Samuel Reshevsky

Here’s an unlikely match up. Actually I had no idea that Chaplin played chess before seeing this, Reshevsky of course was one of the most remarkable chess prodigies:

Here are what are supposed to be the moves to one of the games, and it looks like the famous comedian was a reasonable player:


Author: NigelD

Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: