Facts about Alexander Alekhine

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Alexander Alekhine was a famous Celebrity from Russia, who lived between October 31, 1892 and March 24, 1946. He/she became 53 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Alexander.

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Famous quotes by Alexander Alekhine (10)


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"In my opinion, a master is morally obliged to seize every sort of opportunity and to try to solve the problems of the position without fear of some simplifications"
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"I have had to work long and hard to eradicate the dangerous delusion that, in a bad position, I could always, or nearly always, conjure up some unexpected combination to extricate me from my difficulties"
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"Chess first of all teaches you to be objective"
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"The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum what the man is able to give"
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"Oh! this opponent, this collaborator against your will, whose notion of beauty always differs from yours and whose means are often too limited for active assistance to your intentions!"
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"The fact that a player is very short of time is, to my mind, as little to be considered an excuse as, for instance, the statement of the law-breaker that he was drunk at the time he committed the crime"
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"Chess is not only knowledge and logic"
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"I think that for the highest achievements nowadays... need to have the stable as a rock scientific base. And also need to own modesty"
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"I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands"
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"Chess for me is not a game, but an art. Yes, and I take upon myself all those responsibilities which an art imposes on its adherents"


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