Top 10 Images of Cats Playing Chess

From my previous post “Top 10 Chess Sets,” you know that I do love a game of chess. From the hunting of pieces to the fight of being cornered, I love it. But it seems so do cats! Maybe it is the hunt and pray element of this classic board game that they love, or maybe it is because they have been playing games with us humans for years…


Top 10 Images of Cats Playing Chess

BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Best Quotes About Playing Chess


Cat Playing Chess
Cat Playing Chess

10 – “Game on, best of 3 and no crying when I beat you!”

Emo Philips once said: A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing!

Cat Playing Chess
Cat Playing Chess

9 – “Good move Garry Kaspurrov, but you have played right into my trap!”

Woody Allen once said: I failed to make the chess team because of my height.

Cat Playing Chess
Cat Playing Chess

8 – “You move that to there and have the nerve to call yourself the dominate species?!?”

Richard Dawkins once said: I Personally look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.

Cat Playing Chess
Cat Playing Chess

7 – “…A5 to B6…no wait! B7…no B8! What?  Why can’t I move it that way, I just did!?!”

Dave Barry once said: My problem with chess was that all my pieces wanted to end the game as soon as possible.

Cat Playing Chess
Cat Playing Chess

6 – “Get a move on! You have taken over a minute to have your go already!

David Bailey once said: I was a terrible father. The most I ever did for my children was to teach them chess. At least they got that.

Cat Playing Chess
Cat Playing Chess

5 – “Now this is what I call checkmate!”

Stanley Kubrick once said: You sit at the board and suddenly your heart leaps. Your hand trembles to pick up the piece and move it. But what chess teaches you is that you must sit there calmly and think about whether it’s really a good idea and whether there are other, better ideas.

Cat Playing Chess
Cat Playing Chess

4 – “What a stupid name for them, they don’t even taste like prawns!”

Anna Kendrick once said: I think a gentleman is someone who holds the comfort of other people above their own. The instinct to do that is inside every good man, I believe. The rules about opening doors and buying dinner and all of that other ‘gentleman’ stuff is a chess game, especially these days

Cat Playing Chess
Cat Playing Chess

3 – “OK, let’s go over this one more time…what moves can this piece make?”

Madeleine Albright once said: A lot of people think international relations is like a game of chess. But it’s not a game of chess, where people sit quietly, thinking out their strategy, taking their time between moves. It’s more like a game of billiards, with a bunch of balls clustered together.

Cat Playing Chess
Cat Playing Chess

2 – “I mustn’t let this puny human beat me, 2 saucers of milk is at stake!”

David Hockney once said: Drawing is rather like playing chess: your mind races ahead of the moves that you eventually make.

Cats Playing Chess
Cats Playing Chess

1 – “Just let it go, Frank, you’re in Check Mate and there is nothing you can do about it!”

Garry Kasparov once said: I learned that fighting on the chess board could also have an impact on the political climate in the country .com)

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  3. I have so missed spending time on your blog :/ Getting a chance to read it today was a bonus! Can’t pick a favorite, though. 10 through 1 are all winners to me….maybe to you as well since you chose these from possibly millions 😀
    Leslie

  4. Reblogged this on Three Dot … and commented:
    Russell Deasley has done it again with his Caturday “Worlds Top 10 of Anything and Everything!!!” A great collection of photos of cats playing chess … with humorous captions and interesting & educational commentary. Thanks again, Russell!

  5. Three has to be photo-shopped – surely …. it is such a genius photo! None of my cats have ever played chess …. they being a bit like me, with no ability to plan strategically. We prefer the pounce and kick games….. rugby springs to mind 🙂

  6. I JUST LUV *CATURDAY*!! Thanks for the “CAT” Blog Post and the attention to our Feline Friends!! AND…..Of course it is WORTH a RE-Blogg!! I was to Lazy to make my Own *Caturday Ramblins* this Week! Loved It…..You made me HAPPY-HAPPY-HAPPY!
    Author, Catherine Lyon 🙂 🙂

  7. Classic Russell. And some great quotes. BTW Terry Pratchett in ‘The Unadulterated Cat’ gives a great description of cat chess, where several cats position themselves in such a way they can all see what the others are up to.

Which one did you like?