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“When you see a good move, look for a better one”(Emanuel Lasker)
“Nothing excites jaded Grandmasters more than a theoretical novelty”(Dominic Lawson)
“The Pin is mightier than the sword”(Fred Reinfeld)
“We cannot resist the fascination of sacrifice, since a passion forsacrifices is part of a Chessplayer’s nature”(Rudolf Spielman)
“All I want to do, ever, is just play Chess”(Bobby Fischer)
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When I have White, I win because I am White; when I have Black, I win because I am Bogolyubov. - Efim Bogolyubov
That's also a nice one.
"In such a match your only strenght is your objectivity" V. Anand in his 1995 match interview.
"Why the hell did I do that?"-me
Hey, you didn't say famous chess quotes!
Here is the best chess quote ever for chess and life:
"The student can learn more in 10 hours of properly tutored instruction than in 10 years of trial and error".
Emanuel Lasker [from The Chess Companion by Irving Chernev]
That's a good one
I read that quote in a list of quotes in the book by Chernev. I'd love to know exactly where Emanuel Lasker wrote or said that. I have enough faith in Chernev that it is correct. But I have looked for its exact origin and haven't had success.
Fantastic quote though I agree! One that you would stick on your office door, school locker etc
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