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Famous Chess Quotes

  • webmaster
  • | May 8, 2007
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  • | 3936 comments

Everyone feel free to post any famous chess quotes they know!

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  • 7 weeks ago

    eternal_pin

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

  • 4 months ago

    VaradDeo2147

    "There Are Two Types Of Sacrifices; The Correct Ones And Mine" - Mikhail Tal

  • 4 months ago

    SPCC727

    "As for me, give me chess or give me death..." 

  • 4 months ago

    soccer17

    a men who can defeat his own  fears; can conquer victory! Fear of loosing, fear of deception fear of defeat against another opponent. fear of death, even checkmate. like in chess and life is not always about rainbows and butterflies, to some victory is whats important  but learning from mistakes is a great virtue. a real chess player is one who accept defeat falls down many times learns to get up. what can a man actually learns from victory? For it takes defeat to understand if not u will always make the same mistake over and over" ----

  • 6 months ago

    shichibukaiZ

    protect the king and everyone else will follow

  • 6 months ago

    geniousmaster

    "SACRIFICE IS GIVEN UP SOMETIMES GOOD SOMETIMES BETTER".Embarassed

  • 6 months ago

    Kaleycuoco

         " When playing a chess game, handle to place the board in such position so that your opponent´s eyes get dazzled by the sunlight".

           Ruy López de Segura (Zafra, Badajoz, c. 1540 – Madrid, c. 1580

  • 6 months ago

    shichibukaiZ

    “Play the opening like a doll, the middle game like
    a pal, and the endgame like a virgin”

  • 6 months ago

    shichibukaiZ

    when you see a good move you are not blind

  • 8 months ago

    Nicholas2002GM

    When you see a good move, look for a better one-Emmanuel Lasker

  • 9 months ago

    Kyurem88

    every grandmaster was once a beginner

  • 10 months ago

    Pinoy_Tigran

    I want your queen with my two knights!!! But if I should let it be done over the chess board!?

  • 12 months ago

    mangofire

    chess is my drug of choice 

  • 13 months ago

    _Number_6

    The Tartakower quote  I have been looking for goes along the lines of:

    'He was doing ok until he started thinking for himself' 

    If anyone finds it send it to me.

  • 14 months ago

    gambitistdownfall

    Chess is impossible...

  • 15 months ago

    Dornford

    Chess is like life… You can end up with thrusting positions, positions you have never tried before and positions that require a lot of intricacy in the middle. No sorry I haven’t a clue, I am getting confused with reading the Kama Sutra. Yes that’s right. Chess is like reading the Kama Sutra… (Ivan Other, Point operator, Trans Siberian Raliway and chess player).

  • 17 months ago

    BhandariAbhishek

    Chess is just before god ...if not chess is all.................

  • 18 months ago

    jade22

    "My love of dynamic complications often led me to avoid simplicity when perhaps it was the wisest choice." Garry Kasparov

  • 19 months ago

    oblite

    Anyone can sacrifice a Queen. The trick is getting away with it.

  • 19 months ago

    dlawless

    "The biggest problem I see among People who want to excel in chess - and business and life in general - is not trusting their insticts enough. Too often they rely on having all the information, which forces them to a conclusion. This effectively reduces them to the role of a microprocessor ..." - Garry Kasparov

    http://www.chessquotes.com/topic-success

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