Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Charlie Chaplin
C Chaplin 
Charlie Chaplin plays young Sam Reshevsky.
American Chess Bulletin, v.19 (1922)
Number of games in database: 1
Years covered: 1923

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Charlie Chaplin
Search Google for Charlie Chaplin

(born Apr-16-1889, died Dec-25-1977, 88 years old) United Kingdom

[what is this?]
Charles Spencer Chaplin was an English comic actor, film director and composer, best known for his work during the silent film era.

Wikipedia article: Charlie Chaplin

 page 1 of 1; one game  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C Chaplin vs Reshevsky 0-1291923New YorkC43 Petrov, Modern Attack

Kibitzer's Corner
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 3 OF 3 ·  Later Kibitzing>
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Apparently, he was an anti-Stratfordian:

<In the work of the greatest geniuses, humble beginnings will reveal themselves somewhere, but one cannot trace the slightest sign of them in Shakespeare I am not concerned with who wrote the works of Shakespeare but I can hardly think it was the Stratford boy. Whoever wrote them had an aristocratic attitude.>

Sep-28-14  ljfyffe: The matter is somewhat clouded by the attitude of some authors that very few people are capable of rising above the station in life which their birth has assigned to them.
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Bill Clinton grew up boinking trailer trash woman in Arkansas.
Sep-28-14  nok: Lame bio. <an English comic actor> come on it's Charlie f***ing Chaplin!
Sep-28-14  ljfyffe: Sir Charlie Chaplin never became an American citizen.
Premium Chessgames Member
  twinlark: Yes, he was persecuted by Hoover and left the US to live in Switzerland.
Sep-29-14  ljfyffe: Prosecuted, as well, I see.
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Even near the end of Hoover's pathetic existence in 1972, he schemed to prevent Chaplin's entry into USA to receive an honourary Academy Award, though this failed.

By the bye, FBI's file on Chaplin was 1900 pages thick.

Have to guard the country's well being from such subversive elements, don't you know.

Sep-29-14  ljfyffe: Did Hoover tell Chaplin he had the right to remain silent? (hee hee).
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Ha ha ha!

Pity that Hoover was little concerned with procedure, except when it suited his aims.

Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: <Did Hoover tell Chaplin he had the right to remain silent?> !!
Oct-01-14  Dredge Rivers: <HeMateMe> Bad reference there. Miranda rights date from the 1960's, looooong after silent movies! But, as always, you're not NEARLY as smart as you think you are!
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: DR-I was merely appreciating the joke told by the poster before me, you miserable cretin.
Oct-01-14  ljfyffe: It was a joke, for Christ's sake!
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: Sorry ... in any event, Hoover could have talked to Chaplin about the 5th amendment in the US concerning the right to silence.....although he was not compelled to do so at the time...if one wants to imagine such goings on. But it matters not as far as the joke is's funny, if l do say so myself.
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: Both men lived into the '70' Edgar calls up Charlie and says you know I could have told you you needn't have had said anything...Chaplin looks at the phone, scratches his head, puts the phone back down...twirls has cane .... and waddles off into the background.
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: His cane.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sally Simpson: I recall C.C's grave was robbed and his body held for ransom in the 70's.

Just googled it for more info.

"After eleven weeks the intact coffin was found buried in a cornfield. The police duly caught the thieves, both motor mechanics, one an unemployed Pole, the other a Bulgarian."


Oct-02-14  Olavi: The two bodynappers intended to bury the body deeper in the same grave, but they chose a very wet night and it proved impossible, too heavy. Sad clowns.
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him well, Horatio. A fellow of infinite jest, of most excellant fancy ...
Oct-02-14  ljfyffe: So Sally Simpson is taken from the Who song ....doh!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Marmot PFL: Didn't think a silent movie would hold my attention, but after watching some I changed my mind. A couple Chaplin movies were really funny, and I think he wrote the music for some of them.
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Charlie Chaplin.

You were a better funnyman than you were a chess player.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Breunor: City Lights is an all time favorite of mine. So funny, but the ending is as poignant as anything I've come across.
Nov-18-17  Stonehenge: Chaplin, Reshevsky and Fairbanks:

Jump to page #    (enter # from 1 to 3)
search thread:   
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 3 OF 3 ·  Later Kibitzing>
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC