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Head Chessmasters
Chessmasters and Heads of Hogwarts
Biographical information
Died

Before 1992[1]

Title(s)
Physical information
Species

Humans

Gender

Males

Affiliation
Occupation

Headmasters of Hogwarts School

House

Gryffindor (possibly)

Loyalty

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

These chessmaster and Professor wizards were famous chessmasters. They were appointed Headmasters of Hogwarts sometime before Armando Dippet.

Biography

Lifetime

These wizards were masters in Wizard's Chess. At some point in their life, they were appointed Headmasters of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry,[2] either together or in separate tenures.

Post-mortem

After their deaths, their portrait was hung in the Headmaster's office, so they could give advice to the current Head. Their portrait hung over the fireplace, was considerably large and was framed in gold.[2] Another portrait was hung in the Gryffindor Common room.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. In interviews, J.K. Rowling has stated that "all the portraits you see in the headmaster's study are all headmasters and mistresses who died". Spore's portrait is visible in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film) DVD (Disc 2 - Tour Dumbledore's Office)


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