November 26, 1911 – April 4, 1992
Samuel Reshevsky is one of the best chess players ever. He won the US championship eight times, spanning 1936 and 1969, and, if not for Soviet collusion, probably would have challenged for the world title. A one-time child prodigy...
You know, we just love this photograph! This is Reshevsky, at the age of eight, beating multiple Frenchmen simultaneously. Let's examine it closer: