Chess Quotes

Welcome to the globe of Chess Quotes! Below you will locate a collection of one of the most motivating and also thought-provoking quotes from the globe of chess. Whether you are a beginner or a grandmaster, these quotes will aid you to think more deeply concerning the game and its strategies. From the knowledge of the greats like Bobby Fischer and also Garry Kasparov to the insight of modern-day gamers, you will certainly discover something to encourage as well as challenge you. So, take a few minutes to explore the world of chess quotes and locate the inspiration to take your video game to the following level.
Small: Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you dont find out til too late that hes been playing with two
Terry Pratchett
"Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along"
Terry Pratchett, Author
Small: I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved
Søren Kierkegaard
"I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved"
Søren Kierkegaard, Philosopher
Small: Chess is not for timid souls
"Chess is not for timid souls"
Wilhelm Steinitz, Celebrity
Small: I failed to make the chess team because of my height
Woody Allen
"I failed to make the chess team because of my height"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: Chess is an infinitely complex game, which one can play in infinitely numerous and varied ways
"Chess is an infinitely complex game, which one can play in infinitely numerous and varied ways"
Vladimir Kramnik, Celebrity
Small: Seem to be telling this, but really telling that. Three-dimensional writing, like three-dimensional chess. Nab
"Seem to be telling this, but really telling that. Three-dimensional writing, like three-dimensional chess. Nabokov was the other master of that. You could learn something from Nabokov on every page he ever wrote"
Donald E. Westlake, Writer
Small: Chess is not only knowledge and logic
"Chess is not only knowledge and logic"
Alexander Alekhine, Celebrity
Small: I learned that fighting on the chess board could also have an impact on the political climate in the country
Garry Kasparov
"I learned that fighting on the chess board could also have an impact on the political climate in the country"
Garry Kasparov, Celebrity
Small: The chess player who develops the ability to play two dozen boards at a time will benefit from learning to com
Marilyn vos Savant
"The chess player who develops the ability to play two dozen boards at a time will benefit from learning to compress his or her analysis into less time"
Marilyn vos Savant, Author
Small: Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game
"Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game"
Wilhelm Steinitz, Celebrity
Small: Chess is intellectual gymnastics
"Chess is intellectual gymnastics"
Wilhelm Steinitz, Celebrity
Small: The development of beauty in chess never depends on you alone. No matter how much imagination and creativity y
"The development of beauty in chess never depends on you alone. No matter how much imagination and creativity you invest, you still do not create beauty. Your opponent must react at the same highest level"
Vladimir Kramnik, Celebrity
Small: I believe every chess player senses beauty, when he succeeds in creating situations, which contradict the expe
"I believe every chess player senses beauty, when he succeeds in creating situations, which contradict the expectations and the rules, and he succeeds in mastering this situation"
Vladimir Kramnik, Celebrity
Small: For us chess players the language of artist is something natural
"For us chess players the language of artist is something natural"
Vladimir Kramnik, Celebrity
Small: For me art and chess are closely related, both are forms in which the self finds beauty and expression
"For me art and chess are closely related, both are forms in which the self finds beauty and expression"
Vladimir Kramnik, Celebrity
Small: I am convinced, the way one plays chess always reflects the players personality. If something defines his char
"I am convinced, the way one plays chess always reflects the player's personality. If something defines his character, then it will also define his way of playing"
Vladimir Kramnik, Celebrity
Small: When I speak of the beauty of a game of chess, then naturally this is subjective. Beauty can be found in a ver
"When I speak of the beauty of a game of chess, then naturally this is subjective. Beauty can be found in a very technical, mathematical game for example. That is the beauty of clarity"
Vladimir Kramnik, Celebrity
Small: In chess one cannot control everything. Sometimes a game takes an unexpected turn, in which beauty begins to e
"In chess one cannot control everything. Sometimes a game takes an unexpected turn, in which beauty begins to emerge. Both players are always instrumental in this"
Vladimir Kramnik, Celebrity
Small: Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess
"Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess"
Felix Frankfurter, Judge
Small: There is nothing that disgusts a man like getting beaten at chess by a woman
"There is nothing that disgusts a man like getting beaten at chess by a woman"
Charles Dudley Warner, Journalist
Small: A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing
Emo Philips
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing"
Emo Philips, Comedian
Small: You sit at the board and suddenly your heart leaps. Your hand trembles to pick up the piece and move it.
Stanley Kubrick
"You sit at the board and suddenly your heart leaps. Your hand trembles to pick up the piece and move it. But what chess teaches you is that you must sit there calmly and think about whether it's really a good idea and whether there are other, better ideas"
Stanley Kubrick, Director
Small: Chess is the most elaborate waste of human intelligence outside of an advertising agency
"Chess is the most elaborate waste of human intelligence outside of an advertising agency"
Raymond Chandler, Writer
Small: Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency
"Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency"
Raymond Chandler, Writer
Small: Far be it from me to force anyone into either chess or dressage, but if you choose to do so yourself, in my op
"Far be it from me to force anyone into either chess or dressage, but if you choose to do so yourself, in my opinion there is only one way: follow the rules"
Lars von Trier, Director
Small: Chess first of all teaches you to be objective
"Chess first of all teaches you to be objective"
Alexander Alekhine, Celebrity
Small: Its less about the physical training, in the end, than it is about the mental preparation: boxing is a chess g
Jimmy Smits
"It's less about the physical training, in the end, than it is about the mental preparation: boxing is a chess game. You have to be skilled enough and have trained hard enough to know how many different ways you can counterattack in any situation, at any moment"
Jimmy Smits, Actor
Small: I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands
"I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands"
Alexander Alekhine, Celebrity
Small: Chess for me is not a game, but an art. Yes, and I take upon myself all those responsibilities which an art im
"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"
Alexander Alekhine, Celebrity
Small: Kids love games and chess is a game where you have to sit down and concentrate and it just helps in every way
Magnus Carlsen
"Kids love games and chess is a game where you have to sit down and concentrate and it just helps in every way"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: All I expect are wins and to get pleasure from the game. And if someone thinks something about me, if someones
Magnus Carlsen
"All I expect are wins and to get pleasure from the game. And if someone thinks something about me, if someone's dissatisfied with something... that's not my headache. I hope someday I'll become World Champion - and I'll make all these people happy. But even if for some reason that doesn't happen it won't stop me getting pleasure from chess. I'm sure of that"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: I dont think there is a thing like overconfidence in chess. Its always better to be too confident than too rel
Magnus Carlsen
"I don't think there is a thing like overconfidence in chess. It's always better to be too confident than too reluctant"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: Right now Im really happy with how things are going with my chess career, so Im not thinking of doing anything
Magnus Carlsen
"Right now I'm really happy with how things are going with my chess career, so I'm not thinking of doing anything else"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: I honestly dont read that much. Obviously I read chess books - in terms of favorites, Kasparovs My Great Prede
Magnus Carlsen
"I honestly don't read that much. Obviously I read chess books - in terms of favorites, Kasparov's 'My Great Predecessors' is pretty good"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: I started by just sitting by the chessboard exploring things. I didnt even have books at first, and I just pla
Magnus Carlsen
"I started by just sitting by the chessboard exploring things. I didn't even have books at first, and I just played by myself. I learnt a lot from that, and I feel that it is a big reason why I now have a good intuitive understanding of chess"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: Once youre a chess player, you spend a lot of time thinking about the game and you cant get it completely out
Magnus Carlsen
"Once you're a chess player, you spend a lot of time thinking about the game and you can't get it completely out of your head"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: Ive never been much of a computer guy at least in terms of playing with computers. Actually until I was about
Magnus Carlsen
"I've never been much of a computer guy at least in terms of playing with computers. Actually until I was about 11 I didn't use a computer for preparing for games at all. I was playing a bit online, was using the chess club mainly. Now, obviously, the computer is an important tool for me preparing for my games"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: My father, a fine chess player himself, has been a massive influence throughout my life
Magnus Carlsen
"My father, a fine chess player himself, has been a massive influence throughout my life"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: I was lucky enough to attend schools where they were understanding about when I needed to go abroad to play ch
Magnus Carlsen
"I was lucky enough to attend schools where they were understanding about when I needed to go abroad to play chess. Of course, socially it is important to go to school and interact with people your own age"
Magnus Carlsen
Small: Chess only appeals to quite a small minority. It does not have the cachet of a mainstream popular sport
Magnus Carlsen
"Chess only appeals to quite a small minority. It does not have the cachet of a mainstream popular sport"
Magnus Carlsen
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