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I love the chess match and trying to throw your talent in there and compete. But I like to figure out what my team's strengths are, play to them and not worry about what other team's strengths are. We need to do what we do and if other teams are good enough to beat us, they're going to beat us. (Quote by - Jay Johnson)

Chess is percent tactics. (Quote by - Teichmann)

Winning isn't everything... but losing is nothing. (Quote by - Mednis)

In the SEC, we're playing against teams that are very solid defensively. It's almost like a defensive chess match out there. I'd like to see us play with a little more patience. When we see a zone defense, we have the mentality to set-up offensively instead of attack. We need to play with more of a sense of urgency. (Quote by - Susan Walvius)

We're moving chess pieces all over the place, .. We're moving them so fast, it's hard to keep track of where everybody is. (Quote by - )

Don't even mention losing to me. I can't stand to think of it. (Quote by - Bobby Fischer)

Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game. (Quote by - Wilhelm Steinitz)

No Chess Grandmaster is normal; they only differ in the extent of their madness. (Quote by - Viktor Korchnoi)

Chess is a sport. The main object in the game of chess remains the achievement of victory. (Quote by - Max Euwe)

The Pawns are the soul of the game. (Quote by - Francois Andre Danican Philidor)

In my apartment, I have a region with a chess table. This region wants to be in a den. (Quote by - Nick Nelson)

Many have become Chess Masters, no one has become the Master of Chess. (Quote by - Siegbert Tarrasch)

Nothing excites jaded Grandmasters more than a theoretical novelty. (Quote by - Dominic Lawson)

Capture of the adverse King is the ultimate but not the first object of the game. (Quote by - William Steinitz )

Tactics flow from a superior position. (Quote by - Bobby Fischer)

Like starting a non-profit, being a chess champion, or football champion. Something they had passion for and excelled at. (Quote by - Stacy Sullivan)

A Chess game is divided into three stages: the first, when you hope you have the advantage, the second when you believe you have an advantage, and the third... when you know you're going to lose!. (Quote by - Savielly Tartakower)

Modern Chess is too much concerned with things like Pawn structure. Forget it, Checkmate ends the game. (Quote by - Nigel Short)

Why can't we discuss this in the context of the uprate? .. Entergy is plying a careful game of chess .. [Dry cask storage] is the next movement on the board .. I pray that you are not pawns in this game. (Quote by - Andrew Davis)

It's the next move in the chess game, .. don't really want to bargain together yet know they have to at some point. (Quote by - Richard Steinberg)

A thorough understanding of the typical mating continuations makes the most complicated sacrificial combinations leading up to them not only not difficult, but almost a matter of course. (Quote by - Siegbert Tarrasch)

I have never in my life played the French Defence, which is the dullest of all openings. (Quote by - Wilhelm Steinitz)

Methodical thinking is of more use in Chess than inspiration. (Quote by - C. J. S. Purdy)

Chess is a fairy tale of 1001 blunders. (Quote by - Savielly Tartakower)

Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency. (Quote by - Raymond Chandler)


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