Gaddafi plays chess

A frame from footage provided by the FIDE Press service shows Libyan leader <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT000007572" title="Muammar Gaddafi" href="/topic/politics/government/muammar-gaddafi-PEPLT000007572.topic">Muammar Gaddafi</a> (R) playing chess with visiting president of the World Chess Federation Kirsan Ilyumzhinov before a game of chess in Tripoli. Muammar Gaddafi is calm and plays a decent game of chess, eccentric Russian chess supremo Ilyumzhinov said on Monday, describing a weekend match with the embattled Libyan leader.

( Reuters photo / June 12, 2011 )

A frame from footage provided by the FIDE Press service shows Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi (R) playing chess with visiting president of the World Chess Federation Kirsan Ilyumzhinov before a game of chess in Tripoli. Muammar Gaddafi is calm and plays a decent game of chess, eccentric Russian chess supremo Ilyumzhinov said on Monday, describing a weekend match with the embattled Libyan leader.

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