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

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

Joshua WaitzkinJoshua Waitzkin
04 December 1976, American
Chess player

Viktor KorchnoiViktor Korchnoi
23 March 1931, Russian
Chess player, Writer
Hou YifanHou Yifan
27 February 1994, Chinese
Chess player

Wesley SoWesley So
09 October 1993, Filipino
Chess player
Fabiano CaruanaFabiano Caruana
30 July 1992, Italian, American
Chess player

Boris SpasskyBoris Spassky
30 January 1937, French, Russian
Chess Grandmaster

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

Levon AronianLevon Aronian
06 October 1982, Armenian
Chess player

Vladimir KramnikVladimir Kramnik
25 June 1975, Russian
Chess player, Writer
Ian NepomniachtchiIan Nepomniachtchi
14 July 1990, Russian
Chess player

Tigran PetrosianTigran Petrosian
17 June 1929, Georgian
Chess player, Writer, Journalist

Pia CramlingPia Cramling
23 April 1963, Swedish
Chess player

Mikhail BotvinnikMikhail Botvinnik
17 August 1911, Russian
Chess player
Vera Francevna Menchik-StevensonVera Francevna Menchik-Stevenson
16 February 1906, British
Chess player

Tania SachdevTania Sachdev
20 August 1986, Indian
Chess player
Ding LirenDing Liren
24 October 1992, Chinese
Chess player

Maurice AshleyMaurice Ashley
06 March 1966, Jamaican, American
Author

Alexandra KosteniukAlexandra Kosteniuk
23 April 1984, Russian
Chess Player
Nona GaprindashviliNona Gaprindashvili
03 May 1941, Georgian
Chess player

Demis HassabisDemis Hassabis
27 July 1976, British
Engineer, Chess player
Yasser SeirawanYasser Seirawan
24 March 1960, American
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Humpy KoneruHumpy Koneru
31 March 1987, Indian
Chess player

Veselin TopalovVeselin Topalov
15 March 1975, Bulgarian
Chess player
Miyoko WataiMiyoko Watai
08 January 1945, Japanese
Chess player, Pharmacist

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Alexander GrischukAlexander Grischuk
31 October 1983, Russian
Chess player
Vasily SmyslovVasily Smyslov
24 March 1921, Russian
Chess grandmaster

Max EuweMax Euwe
20 May 1901, Dutch
Chess player, Mathematician, Chess official,

Jovanka HouskaJovanka Houska
10 June 1980, British
Chess player

Miguel NajdorfMiguel Najdorf
15 April 1910, Argentinian, Polish
Chess player
Arpad EloArpad Elo
25 August 1903, American
Chess player, Physicist, Scientist, University
Jennifer ShahadeJennifer Shahade
31 December 1980, American
Chess player, Non-fiction writer, Journalist

Richard FarleighRichard Farleigh
09 November 1960, Australian
Chess player, Investor, Businessperson

Gata KamskyGata Kamsky
02 June 1974, American
Chess player

Maya ChiburdanidzeMaya Chiburdanidze
17 January 1961, Russian
Chess player
Boris GelfandBoris Gelfand
24 June 1968, Belarusian, Israeli
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Bent LarsenBent Larsen
04 March 1935, Danish
Chess player

Sofia PolgarSofia Polgar
02 November 1974, Canadian, Hungarian
Chess player

Peter SvidlerPeter Svidler
17 June 1976, Russian
Chess player

Noam ElkiesNoam Elkies
25 August 1966, American
Mathematician, Chess composer, University teacher,
Ruslan PonomariovRuslan Ponomariov
11 October 1983, Ukrainian
Chess player

Fiona Steil-AntoniFiona Steil-Antoni
10 January 1989, Luxembourgian
Chess player
Donald ByrneDonald Byrne
12 June 1930, American
Chess player

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

Kirsan IlyumzhinovKirsan Ilyumzhinov
05 April 1962, Russian
Businessperson, Politician, Journalist, Chess
Elmārs ZemgalisElmārs Zemgalis
09 September 1923, Latvian
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Viktorija Cmilyte-NielsenViktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen
06 August 1983, Lithuanian
Speaker of the Seimas
Savielly TartakowerSavielly Tartakower
21 February 1887, Austrian, French, Polish
Chess player

Richard RétiRichard Réti
28 May 1889, Austrian, Slovak
Chess Player

Alexander MorozevichAlexander Morozevich
18 July 1977, Russian
Chess player

Svetozar GligoricSvetozar Gligoric
02 February 1923, Serbian
Chess Grandmaster

Parimarjan NegiParimarjan Negi
09 February 1993, Indian
Chess player
Susan PolgarSusan Polgar
19 April 1969, Hungarian, American
Chess player

Antoaneta StefanovaAntoaneta Stefanova
19 April 1979, Bulgarian
Chess grandmaster

Xie JunXie Jun
30 October 1970, Chinese
Chess Grandmaster

Johan van HulstJohan van Hulst
28 January 1911
Teacher, University teacher, Politician, Chess
Sam LoydSam Loyd
31 January 1841, American
Chess Player

Nino BatsiashviliNino Batsiashvili
01 January 1987, Georgian
Chess player
Natalia PogoninaNatalia Pogonina
09 March 1985, Russian
Chess player

Zhu ChenZhu Chen
16 March 1976, Chinese
Chess player

Lisa LaneLisa Lane
25 April 1938, American
Chess player
Sir George Thomas, 7th BaronetSir George Thomas, 7th Baronet
14 June 1881, British
Badminton player

Ketevan Arakhamia-GrantKetevan Arakhamia-Grant
19 July 1968, Georgian, British
Chess player
Padmini RoutPadmini Rout
05 January 1994, Indian
Chess player

Harry GolombekHarry Golombek
01 March 1911, British
Chess player

Nana AlexandriaNana Alexandria
13 October 1949, Georgian
Chess player
Almira SkripchenkoAlmira Skripchenko
17 February 1976, French, Moldovan
Chess player

Arnold DenkerArnold Denker
21 February 1914, American
Chess Player
George KoltanowskiGeorge Koltanowski
17 September 1903, American
Chess player

Florencio CampomanesFlorencio Campomanes
22 February 1927, Filipino
Political scientist

Alisa GalliamovaAlisa Galliamova
18 January 1972, Russian
Chess player

Dana Reizniece-OzolaDana Reizniece-Ozola
06 November 1981, Latvian
Politician
Subbaraman VijayalakshmiSubbaraman Vijayalakshmi
25 March 1979, Indian
Chess player
Marie SebagMarie Sebag
15 October 1986, French
Chess player

Monika SockoMonika Socko
24 March 1978, Polish
Chess player

Sonja GrafSonja Graf
16 December 1908, German, American
Chess player

Andor LilienthalAndor Lilienthal
05 May 1911, Hungarian
Chess Grandmaster
Gennadi SosonkoGennadi Sosonko
18 May 1943
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Larissa VolpertLarissa Volpert
30 March 1926, Estonian, Russian
Chess grandmaster

Anna ZatonskihAnna Zatonskih
17 July 1978, Ukrainian, American
Chess player

Alla KushnirAlla Kushnir
11 August 1941, Israeli, Russian
Chess player

Luděk PachmanLuděk Pachman
11 May 1924, Czech, German
Chess Grandmaster
Zhao XueZhao Xue
06 April 1985, Chinese
Chess player

Turkan MamedyarovaTurkan Mamedyarova
07 August 1989, Azerbaijani
Chess player
David LevyDavid Levy
14 March 1945, British
Chess master

Xu YuhuaXu Yuhua
29 October 1976, Chinese
Chess Grandmaster
Elisaveta BykovaElisaveta Bykova
04 November 1913, Russian
Chess Player
Nancy LaneNancy Lane
1971 AD, Australian
Chess player