Games of Skill All-rounders

07 August 2009

We have all been told a lot about what games of skill are. Some think that poker is gambling and not a game of skill, but it has been scientifically proven that poker is a game of skill and not a game of chance.  I found this page of game of skill All-rounders. Poker is among them.

Name

Chess

Draughts

Backgammon

Bridge

Poker

Mads Andersen

World Champion 2002

Winner European Poker Tour Scandinavian Open 2006

John R. Crawford

International Tournament Champion 1965

World Champion 1950, 1951, 1953

Billy Eisenberg

World Champion 1975

World Champion 1970, 1971, 1976, 1977, 1979

Pierre Ghestem

World Champion 1947

World Champion 1956, 1960

Oswald Jacoby

World Champion 1972

World Champion 1935

Irina Levitina

Women’s World Champion Challenger 1984

Women’s World Champion 1996, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2007

Bill Robertie

US Speed Chess Champion 1970

World Champion 1983, 1987

Dan Harrington

World Champion 1980

WSOP Main Event Champion 1995. Final table 1987, 2003, 2004

Kit Woolsey

2nd at the World Cup 1996

World Champion 1986, 2000, 2003

Paul Magriel

New York State Junior Chess Champion 1966

World Champion 1978

Final table World Poker Tour, Professional Poker Tour and Ultimate Poker Challenge

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