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It is really a game of chess. (Quote by - Chuck Bresnahan)

You have to have the fighting spirit. You have to force moves and take chances. (Quote by - Bobby Fischer)

Let the perfectionist play postal. (Quote by - Yasser Seirawan)

He who fears an isolated Queen's Pawn should give up Chess. (Quote by - Siegbert Tarrasch)

It's always better to sacrifice your opponent's men. (Quote by - Savielly Tartakover)

It's been a tremendous rivalry. The matches have been tactical matches which is more like a chess match. If they end up in the finals of the Big 12, I think it's going to be a great match. If they end up in the finals of the national tournament I think it's going to be another great match. (Quote by - Bobby Douglas)

Other chess clubs around the country do this. When you get bigger, you have tournaments. (Quote by - Michael Borys)

Good positions don't win games, good moves do. (Quote by - Gerald Abrahams)

Of all my Russian books, the defense contains and diffuses the greatest 'warmth' which may seem odd seeing how supremely abstract Chess is supposed to be. (Quote by - Vladimir Nabokov)

It's just a chess match when we play them, and we take a lot of their stuff away that other people can't, and they're actually able to guard us and keep us out of the paint. (Quote by - Chris Lowery)

When you are lonely, when you feel yourself an alien in the world, play Chess. This will raise your spirits and be your counselor in war. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Chess, like any creative activity, can exist only through the combined efforts of those who have creative talent, and those who have the ability to organize their creative work. (Quote by - Mikhail Botvinnik)

Chess is a terrific way for kids to build self image and self esteem. (Quote by - Saudin Robovic)

By the time the disease was through with him, he no longer knew how to move a chess piece or to put together a simple child's model boat,. (Quote by - David Hyde Pierce)

Wrestling is a physical chess match. What he does is put extra effort before and after practice to sharpen his skills. He doesn't need to be motivated. He motivates himself. (Quote by - Nick Petrov)

Playing against him is like a chess match. (Quote by - Troy Polamalu)

Chess is mental torture. (Quote by - Garry Kasparov)

Any material change in a position must come about by mate, a capture, or a Pawn promotion. (Quote by - Purdy)

Pawns are born free, yet they are everywhere in chains. (Quote by - Rick Kennedy)

The Chess pieces are the block alphabet which shapes thoughts; and these thoughts, although making a visual design on the chessboard, express their beauty abstractly, like a poem. (Quote by - Marcel Duchamp)

When you see a good move, look for a better one. (Quote by - Emanuel Lasker)

The blunders are all there on the board, waiting to be made. (Quote by - Savielly Tartakover)

He was a well-liked student with lots of friends. He was a good math student and a good chess player. (Quote by - Paul Green)

Life is a kind of Chess, with struggle, competition, good and ill events. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

She's learning where the chess pieces go on the board. Ian is enjoying his title as a national champion and wants to help his little sister learn the game, too. (Quote by - Ian Gilchrist)


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