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Great quotes on chess

“Chess is life”
(Bobby Fischer)

“Chess is like life”
(Boris Spassky)

“You can only get good at Chess if you love the game”
(Bobby Fischer)

“When you see a good move, look for a better one”
(Emanuel Lasker)

“You cannot play at Chess if you are kind-hearted”
(French Proverb)

“A good player is always lucky”
(Jose Raul Capablanca)

“I know people who have all the will in the world,
but still can't play good Chess”
(Bobby Fischer)

“Chess is mental torture”
(Garry Kasparov)

“A bad day of Chess is better than any good day at work”
(Anonymous)

“Chess is the art of analysis”
(Mikhail Botvinnik)

“A player surprised is half beaten”
(Proverb) 

“Chess was Capablanca's mother tongue
(Reti)

A strong memory, concentration, imagination, and a strong will
is required to become a great Chess player
(Bobby Fischer)

“It's always better to sacrifice your opponent's men”
(Savielly Tartakover)

“Help your pieces so they can help you”
(Paul Morphy)

A bad plan is better than none at all”
(Frank Marshall)

 

“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”
(Jose Raul Capablanca)

“There are two types of sacrifices: correct ones and mine”
(Mikhail Tal)

 

“Morphy was probably the greatest genius of them all”
(Bobby Fischer)

“Chess is the gymnasium of the mind”
(Blaise Pascal)

“No Chess Grandmaster is normal; they only
differ in the extent of their madness”
(Viktor Korchnoi)

“I feel as if I were a piece in a game of Chess, when my
opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved”
(Soren Kierkegaard)

“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”
(Jose Raul Capablanca)

“The passion for playing Chess is one of the
most unaccountable in the world”
(H.G. Wells)

“When you play Bobby, it is not a question if you win or lose.
It is a question if you survive”
(Boris Spassky)

Comments


  • 5 years ago

    chessmean

    Te mando un comentario para que lo añadas a tu colección, si quieres:

    EL AJEDREZ ES COMO LA MUJER QUE AMAMOS, NO HAY QUE ENTENDERLO, SOLAMENTE GOZAR CON EL

  • 5 years ago

    XavierPadilla

    Está chida tu colección, Carles, gracias por compartirla. La de la gimnasia de la mente tenía entendido que la acuñó Lenin... Undecided

  • 5 years ago

    kershack

    Excelente colección de frases célebres. Gracias por compartir.

  • 5 years ago

    Rooy

    estoy de acuerdo con G arry Kasparov “Chess is mental torture” Smile

  • 5 years ago

    shanedoug

    Thanks :-)

  • 5 years ago

    Goodall

    Very good

  • 5 years ago

    kabala0768

    Smile

    Great quotes on chess

    Fenomenales citas sobre el ajedrez:

     

    All the quotes, they are very good, but the one that I please myself but it is that of Emanuel Lasker ‘When you see a good move, look for a better one’

    Todas las citas o dichos, son muy buenos, pero el que me agrado mas es el de Emanuel Lasker ‘Cuando usted ve un buen movimiento, busque otro mejor’

    Smile

  • 5 years ago

    narayanansri

    very good collections-both entertaining  and enlightening.

  • 5 years ago

    Cavalierlibre

    Thank you for these quotations. That it is said well! Naturally they are great players and know what they say!

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