"Some people think that if their opponent plays a beautiful game it's okay to lose. I don't. You have to be merciless." - Magnus Carlsen

"To become good at anything you have to know how to apply basic principles. To become great at it you have to know when to violate these principles." - Garry Kasparov

"Let's be a little wild." - Alexandra Botez

"If you do give me your love and you win this I'm going to take it very personally and know that you did it for me." - Daniel Rensch