Bobby FischerBobby Fischer
09 March 1943, Icelander, American
Chess Grandmaster
Magnus CarlsenMagnus Carlsen
30 November 1990, Norwegian
World Chess Champion

Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov
13 April 1963, Russian
Chess Player

Viswanathan AnandViswanathan Anand
11 December 1969, Indian
Chess Player

Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
09 November 1936, Latvian
Chess Player

Fabiano CaruanaFabiano Caruana
30 July 1992, Italian, American
Chess player
Humpy KoneruHumpy Koneru
31 March 1987, Indian
Chess player

Joshua WaitzkinJoshua Waitzkin
04 December 1976, American
Chess player

Hikaru NakamuraHikaru Nakamura
09 December 1987, American
Chess player
Samuel ReshevskySamuel Reshevsky
26 November 1911, Polish
Chess player, Journalist

Boris SpasskyBoris Spassky
30 January 1937, French, Russian
Chess Grandmaster
Richard FarleighRichard Farleigh
09 November 1960, Australian
Chess player, Investor, Businessperson

José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
19 November 1888, Cuban
Chess Player

Hou YifanHou Yifan
27 February 1994, Chinese
Chess player

Levon AronianLevon Aronian
06 October 1982, Armenian
Chess player

Vladimir KramnikVladimir Kramnik
25 June 1975, Russian
Chess player, Writer
Demis HassabisDemis Hassabis
27 July 1976, British
Engineer, Chess player

Alexander GrischukAlexander Grischuk
31 October 1983, Russian
Chess player

Wesley SoWesley So
09 October 1993, Filipino
Chess player

Tigran PetrosianTigran Petrosian
17 June 1929, Georgian
Chess player, Writer, Journalist
Ian NepomniachtchiIan Nepomniachtchi
14 July 1990, Russian
Chess player

Susan PolgarSusan Polgar
19 April 1969, Hungarian, American
Chess player
Veselin TopalovVeselin Topalov
15 March 1975, Bulgarian
Chess player

Arpad EloArpad Elo
25 August 1903, American
Chess player, Physicist, Scientist, University

Viktor KorchnoiViktor Korchnoi
23 March 1931, Russian
Chess player, Writer
Yasser SeirawanYasser Seirawan
24 March 1960, American
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Tania SachdevTania Sachdev
20 August 1986, Indian
Chess player
Peter SvidlerPeter Svidler
17 June 1976, Russian
Chess player

Gata KamskyGata Kamsky
02 June 1974, American
Chess player

Maurice AshleyMaurice Ashley
06 March 1966, Jamaican, American
Author
Max EuweMax Euwe
20 May 1901, Dutch
Chess player, Mathematician, Chess official,

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Noam ElkiesNoam Elkies
25 August 1966, American
Mathematician, Chess composer, University teacher,
Alexandra KosteniukAlexandra Kosteniuk
23 April 1984, Russian
Chess player

Boris GelfandBoris Gelfand
24 June 1968, Belarusian, Israeli
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Vytautas LandsbergisVytautas Landsbergis
18 October 1932, Lithuanian
Politician, Chess player, Musicologist, Music

Bent LarsenBent Larsen
04 March 1935, Danish
Chess player, Writer
Miyoko WataiMiyoko Watai
08 January 1945, Japanese
Chess player, Pharmacist
Nona GaprindashviliNona Gaprindashvili
03 May 1941, Georgian
Chess player

Kirsan IlyumzhinovKirsan Ilyumzhinov
05 April 1962, Russian
Businessperson, Politician, Journalist, Chess

Jennifer ShahadeJennifer Shahade
31 December 1980, American
Chess player, Non-fiction writer, Journalist

Parimarjan NegiParimarjan Negi
09 February 1993, Indian
Chess player
Ruslan PonomariovRuslan Ponomariov
11 October 1983, Ukrainian
Chess player

Johan van HulstJohan van Hulst
28 January 1911
Teacher, University teacher, Politician, Chess

Alexander MorozevichAlexander Morozevich
18 July 1977, Russian
Chess player

Donald ByrneDonald Byrne
12 June 1930, American
Chess player

Sam LoydSam Loyd
31 January 1841, American
Chess Player
Richard RétiRichard Réti
28 May 1889, Austrian, Slovak
Chess Player

David LevyDavid Levy
14 March 1945, British
Chess master
Antoaneta StefanovaAntoaneta Stefanova
19 April 1979, Bulgarian
Chess grandmaster

Elmārs ZemgalisElmārs Zemgalis
09 September 1923, Latvian
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Gennadi SosonkoGennadi Sosonko
18 May 1943
Chess player, Non-fiction writer
Svetozar GligoricSvetozar Gligoric
02 February 1923, Yugoslav, Serbian
Chess Grandmaster

Tamāra VilerteTamāra Vilerte
05 March 1954, Latvian
Chess player
Maya ChiburdanidzeMaya Chiburdanidze
17 January 1961, Russian
Chess player

Vera Francevna Menchik-StevensonVera Francevna Menchik-Stevenson
16 February 1906, British
Chess player