Sunday, July 24, 2016

Fact of the Day: Ivan the Terrible at Chess

Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible had quite a notable reign and a rather strange death as well. He was playing chess and had a stroke that killed him. 

6 comments:

Christine said...

Death is the great equalizer

stephen Hayes said...

Sounds like life checkmated him.

Pat Hatt said...

Guess he was thinking too hard

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I wonder if anyone ever dared beat him at the game?

Anna and Klaudia said...

Interesting <3
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Martha said...

What a way to go!