Top 20 Chess Player celebrities in Poland

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Chess Player celebrities [Updated January 28, 2023].

1. Miguel Najdorf

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Miguel Najdorf was born on April 15, 1910 in Poland.

2. Radoslaw Wojtaszek

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Radoslaw Wojtaszek was born on January 13, 1987 in Poland.
He was a frequent youth champion.

3. Johannes Zukertort

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Johannes Zukertort was born on September 7, 1842 in Poland.
He was known for telling embellished tales about himself including that he was a master swordsman and that he fought in several famous battles.

4. Grigory Levenfish

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Grigory Levenfish was born on March 21, 1889 in Poland.
He was also a highly respected chess writer and he was awarded the ranking of International Grandmaster by the FIDE in 1950, the year the title was introduced officially.

5. Emanuel Lasker

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Emanuel Lasker was born on December 24, 1868 in Poland.
He was a good friend of Albert Einstein's and used to play chess against him and he was also a first-class contract bridge player, who wrote several books about the card game.

6. Akiba Rubinstein

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Akiba Rubinstein was born on December 12, 1882 in Poland.
He had to abandon competitive chess as an older man due to mental illness.

7. Samuel Reshevsky

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Samuel Reshevsky was born on November 26, 1911 in Poland.
He won the United States Chess Championship an amazing eight times after graduating from the University of Chicago in 1934 with a degree in accounting.

8. Szymon Winawer

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Szymon Winawer was born on March 6, 1838 in Warsaw, Poland.
He has several opening variations named after him and his best result was a first place tie at Vienna in 1882, in what was the strongest chess tournament in history up to that time.

9. Daniel Yanofsky

Daniel Yanofsky was born on March 25, 1925 in Poland.
He was an eight-time Canadian Chess Champion, winning his first one in 1941 at the age of 16. He also won the British Championship in 1953.

10. Yehuda Gruenfeld

Yehuda Gruenfeld was born on February 26, 1956 in Poland.
He is known for being perhaps the greatest deaf chess player in the world.