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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Creative photo montage of world chess champions

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Hi everyone,

We find such creative work with chess that it's a pleasure to feature it on Here is a nice photo montage uploaded by JessicaFischerQueen.

World Chess Champions from Morphy to Anand. Adolf Anderssen and Johannes Zukertort are included. There are two photos of each champion- one at the board followed by a head shot, then the page turns. In order of appearance: Morphy, Anderssen, Zukertort, Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca, Alekhine, Euwe, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Tal, Petrosian, Spassky, Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov, Kramnik, and Anand.

Music is "Sanctus" composed by Handel, performed by Ernst Reijseger,, Voches de Sardinia, and Moses Silla.

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