Poker and the chess GM


Poker and the chess GM

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Scott Nichols    (2008-12-11)
Poker and the chess GM

Any experiences playing poker with GM's? I played with Walter Browne in Vegas, he was an average poker player.

Don Groves    (2008-12-11 05:07:34)
Poker and chess GMs

Hi, Scott -- I'll wager the lowest ranked GMs are better at poker than the best poker players are at chess ;-)

Thibault de Vassal    (2008-12-11 12:34:11)
Chess GMs

GM Valentin Lukov is an excellent Backgammon player, while Aldo Haik is a great ping-pong player :)

Philip Roe    (2008-12-11 14:08:02)
Seems it can go either way..

I have played chess with a world champion poker player. He is an above-average chessplayer, but just a US master.