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When I have White, I win because I am white; When I have Black, I win because I am Bogolyubov. (Quote by - Bogolyubov)

There are two classes of men; those who are content to yield to circumstances and who play whist; those who aim to control circumstances, and who play Chess. (Quote by - Mortimer Collins)

That is what still amazes me: how much is contained in an easy-to-use interface. Like chess, [it takes] a moment to learn, [and] a lifetime to master. (Quote by - Dan Kilroy)

I'd rather have a Pawn than a finger. (Quote by - Reuben Fine)

Becoming successful at Chess allows you to discover your own personality. That's what I want for the kids I teach. (Quote by - Saudin Robovic)

It is no time to be playing Chess when the house is on fire. (Quote by - Italian Proverb)

It'll be a chess match, that first 20 minutes. (Quote by - Melody Davidson)

He knows what's going to happen before it happens. It's like playing a game of chess with him. He can see a couple moves ahead and orchestrate the game. (Quote by - Hilton Armstrong)

You have to have a niche, a place to play on the chess board. You needed to start running a year ago unless you're Preston. (Quote by - David Taras)

It is the aim of the modern school, not to treat every position according to one general law, but according to the principle inherent in the position. (Quote by - Richard Reti)

There must have been a time when men were demigods, or they could not have invented Chess. (Quote by - Gustav Schenk)

We're going to play the most sophisticated chess game, chess match ever known to man, with a virus. (Quote by - Pete Martinez)

Chess is ruthless: you've got to be prepared to kill people. (Quote by - Nigel Short)

Chess is not like life... it has rules!. (Quote by - Mark Pasternak)

There are two types of sacrifices: correct ones and mine. (Quote by - Mikhail Tal)

My opponents make good moves too. Sometimes I don't take these things into consideration. (Quote by - Bobby Fischer)

I'm not afraid of Spassky. The world knows I'm the best. You don't need a match to prove it. (Quote by - Bobby Fischer)

Chess teaches them things: to think, to plan, to concentrate and strategy. (Quote by - John Bare)

Later, I began to succeed in decisive games. Perhaps because I realized a very simple truth: not only was I worried, but also my opponent. (Quote by - Mikhail Tal)

Before the endgame, the Gods have placed the middle game. (Quote by - Siegbert Tarrasch)

Chess teaches you to control the initial excitement you feel when you see something that looks good and it trains you to think objectively when you're in trouble. (Quote by - Stanley Kubrick)

Jay Griffin taught a chess class and he decided to form the club. We met at Mother of Sorrows church for several years before moving to the First Presbyterian Church on Laird Road. (Quote by - Joe Lawlor)

Chess holds its master in its own bonds, shackling the mind and brain so that the inner freedom of the very strongest must suffer. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world Chess Championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility. (Quote by - Richard Dawkings)

In my 36 years experience, I've never been under any kind of clock, chess or otherwise. Judges move cases along, that's their function. But I've never heard of having to punch a clock. (Quote by - Alan Klein)


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