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List of Chess Oscar winners from every year the award has been given out. All Chess Oscar winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Chess Oscar award are listed along with photos for every Chess Oscar winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Chess Oscar award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Chess Oscar are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Chess Oscar winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Chess Oscar winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Chess Oscar winners of all time. Anybody who won the Chess Oscar usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Chess Oscar-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Chess Oscar, so most of the famous Chess Oscar winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Chess Oscar?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your friends. Items include everything from Viktor Korchnoi to Bent Larsen. (9 items)
Anatoly Karpov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Chess Oscar Winners List
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Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov, PhD is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion. He was the official world champion from 1975 to 1985 when he was defeated by Garry Kasparov. He played three matches against Kasparov for the title from 1986 to 1990, before becoming FIDE World Champion once ...more

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Bent Larsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Chess Oscar Winners List
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Bent Larsen


Jørgen Bent Larsen was a Danish chess Grandmaster and author. Larsen was known for his imaginative and unorthodox style of play, and he was the first Western player to pose a serious challenge to the Soviet Union's dominance in chess. He is considered to be the strongest player born in Denmark and ...more

Bobby Fischer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Chess Oscar Winners List
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Robert James "Bobby" Fischer was an American chess prodigy, grandmaster, and the eleventh World Chess Champion. Many consider him the greatest chess player of all time. At age 13 Fischer won a "brilliancy" that became known as The Game of the Century. Starting at age 14, Fischer played in eight ...more

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Boris Spassky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Chess Oscar Winners List
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Boris Spassky


Boris Vasilievich Spassky is a Russian, formerly French, formerly Soviet chess grandmaster. He was the tenth World Chess Champion, holding the title from 1969 to 1972. He is known as one of the greatest living chess players, and is the oldest living world champion. Spassky won the Soviet Chess ...more