OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

Time for the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

Bathers play chess while relaxing in Szechenyi Bath during a winter morning in Budapest

REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

There will just be one OTB Contest this week. Winners will be announced next weekend.

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Rodney Dill
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Rodney is an IT Implementation Consultant in the Motor City and working within the Automotive Industry. He contributed to OTB from November 2004 until retiring in July 2017, hosting some 1200 OTB Caption Contests.


  1. OzarkHillbilly says:

    And the crowds cheer…

  2. OzarkHillbilly says:

    What one wears on one’s head says a lot about their game.

  3. OzarkHillbilly says:

    FOOL! You can’t move the Rubber Ducky like that!

  4. OzarkHillbilly says:

    If you like Aquatic Chess, you’ll love playing the all new Battleship!

  5. OzarkHillbilly says:

    For some reason, Deep Blue kept getting deep sixed in pool side chess.

  6. Mu says:

    As popular as spa chess was with the players, the viewers’ reaction lead NBC to vote against it as being raised from demonstration sport to full Olympic event.

  7. C. Clavin says:

    Oooh…I like it when you take my Bishop…

  8. Moosebreath says:

    Not the group I was looking to play strip chess with…

  9. Hal_10000 says:

    Sochi’s demonstration sport of ice chess was not terribly successful.

  10. RockThisTown says:

    Now that Obamacare allows them not to work, pursuing their dream of becoming a Grand Chessmaster is possible.

  11. RockThisTown says:

    “Waiter! What’s this rook doing in my soup?”
    “Castling, sir.”

  12. RockThisTown says:

    ‘All of the other comrades, used to laugh & call Biden names,
    They never let poor Biden, join in any comrade games . . .’

  13. RockThisTown says:

    A black & white chess set? Where’s the diversity? Racists!

  14. RockThisTown says:

    Winning the Gold for the most boring Olympic game. . . . and it was pretty tough competition against curling.

  15. Pinky says:

    A hidden camera in Sochi’s most popular bathhouse reveals that there really are no gays in the city.

  16. David in KC says:

    Whatever you do, don’t drop your king.

  17. Franklin says:

    Bobby Fisher?

  18. al-Ameda says:

    Remember when there used to be American football?

  19. Mark Ryan says:

    They couldn’t find the cards so they settled for Strip Chess instead..

  20. John425 says:

    Hillary’s campaign managers plot 2016 strategy.

  21. Franklin says:

    Eastern European understanding and cooperation is the goal of the monthly social gathering “Checkmates with our Czech Mates”.

  22. al-Ameda says:

    “It’s the Benghazi Gambit – it distracts people in a way that the Dresden, Nagasaki and Hiroshima gambits never could.”

  23. He who must not be named says:

    You sunk my battleship!

  24. He who must not be named says:

    Ooo, that’s a bingo!

  25. Franklin says:

    “This is your final warning, Laszlo – hands above the table at all times!”

  26. Tim Collins says:

    Boris, how many times tell you, no peeing in chess, only in pool!

  27. Tim Collins says:

    Which one of you comrades make it bubble-water again?

  28. John425 says:

    “Dah, Boris you’ve been pwned!”

  29. Franklin says:

    The Hungarian version of the American hit reality show Pawn Stars leaves something to be desired.

  30. Paul Hooson says:

    “Olympics just don’t seem as good this year…”

  31. Paul Hooson says:

    ” The Olympics just don’t seem as good this year…”

  32. Paul Hooson says:

    ” For some reason, the Olympics just don’t seem as good this year…”

  33. Paul Hooson says:

    ” For some reason, the Olympics just don’t seem as good this year…”

  34. Franklin says:

    Peter was the undisputed champion of the Pawns and Prawns club.

  35. rudderpedals says:

    Sittin in the bay by the dock, wastin time

  36. Paul Hooson says:

    “How was your day, Fritz?

    “Oh, the same old….Go to the mailbox, get my Social Security check, pay my rent”

    “How was your day Mort?”

    “Oh you know, feed the cat…”

    ” How as your day, Hyram?

    “Oh, watch the grass grow…”

    “How was your day, Paul Hooson?”

    “Oh, the same old grind! Open up the doors of the strip club, watch naked women whenever I want, get a BJ from my girlfriend at work. You know, just the same old daily grind….”

  37. Franklin says:

    Five men in a tub,
    The butcher, the baker,
    Istvan the checkmater …

  38. Paul Hooson says:

    “Hey Mort, did you hear that Shirley Temple died”

    “Yeah, thanks a lot Dr. Conrad Murray!”

  39. John425 says:

    Sous vide the chess nuts for several hours, until tender

  40. “Let’s go buddy! Ketchup chugging is way cooler than chess!”

  41. Paul Hooson says:

    “Hey, did you hear that now Sid Caesar died….First Shirley Temple, now Sid Caesar….Who’s next?”

    “It sounds like Dr. Conrad Murray’s going for a trifecta!”

  42. Mark Ryan says:

    Was, “For some reason, the Olympics just don’t seem as good this year.” used, if not, I submit it.

  43. Mark Ryan says:

    Knight jump Queen. Bishop jump Queen. Pawn jump Queen…..

  44. He who must not be named says:

    “Four moves to mate.”

  45. He who must not be named says:

    The grand master baits his opponent in the spa.

  46. He who must not be named says:

    I said, “en passant“, not, “an pissant.”