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Of Chess it has been said that life is not long enough for it, but that is the fault of life, not Chess. (Quote by - William Ewart Napier)

Chess first of all teaches you to be objective. (Quote by - Alexander Alekhine)

Some sacrifices are sound; the rest are mine. (Quote by - Mikhail Tal)

You may learn much more from a game you lose than from a game you win. You will have to lose hundreds of games before becoming a good player. (Quote by - Jose Raul Capablanca)

I don't believe in psychology. I believe in good moves. (Quote by - Bobby Fischer)

A man that will take back a move at Chess will pick a pocket. (Quote by - Richard Fenton)

The kids beg for chess. They'd rather have extra chess time than prizes. (Quote by - Pam Hicks)

It's always a chess match this time of year. It's more mental than anything else and I don't want to say we feel confident about anyone, but we feel confident within our own game in what we can do and take away from people. (Quote by - Leslie Crane)

To avoid losing a piece, many a person has lost the game. (Quote by - Savielly Tartakover)

I compare it to being like a chess game, because you have to think so many moves ahead. (Quote by - Steve Hamilton)

Chess books should be used as we use glasses: to assist the sight, although some players make use of them as if they thought they conferred sight. (Quote by - Jose Raul Capablanca)

The combination player thinks forward; he starts from the given position, and tries the forceful moves in his mind. (Quote by - Emanuel Lasker)

A player surprised is half beaten. (Quote by - Proverb )

Chess may be the deepest, least exhaustible of pastimes, but it is nothing more. As for a chess genius, he is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise. (Quote by - George Steiner)

A win by an unsound combination, however showy, fills me with artistic horror. (Quote by - Wilhelm Steinitz)

Chess is really ninety nine percent calculation. (Quote by - Soltis)

You can only get good at Chess if you love the game. (Quote by - Bobby Fischer)

Morphy was probably the greatest genius of them all. (Quote by - Bobby Fischer)

Chess opens and enriches your mind. (Quote by - Saudin Robovic)

It's like a chess game. Defense is recognition. Those guys usually know us better than we know ourselves. That's why we just run the same things and give them all kinds of different looks. (Quote by - Don Breaux)

I am still a victim of Chess. It has all the beauty of art and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position. (Quote by - Marcel Duchamp)

When your house is on fire, you canít be bothered with the neighbors. Or, as we say in Chess, if your King is under attack you donít worry about losing a Pawn on the Queen's side. (Quote by - Gary Kasparov)

One bad move nullifies forty good ones. (Quote by - Horowitz)

I credit chess with helping to pull me out of depression and affording me a true circle of friends whom refuse to judge me for what they see on the outside. (Quote by - Bill Chandler)

Help your pieces so they can help you. (Quote by - Paul Morphy)


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