Sunday, 13 May 2007

Name the chess players

Chess players












This picture captures one of the most famous games of chess played in the 1980's. Can you name the two players?

(inspired by Philippe Dornbusch's photo challenges)

3 comments:

Ryan Emmett said...

The icy glare of a young Kasparov is easy to recognize, but his opponent is a little tougher. I'd go for the great Mikhail Tal - smoking a cigarette as ever!

chessloser said...

no one had that deep, intense, face on hands on table brooding concentration like kasparov....look at those eyes...

Prashant said...

Kasparov vs Tal.

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