Tuesday 16 January 2007

Quotes of the Day - Chess

Since I'm once again become obsessed with it, today's them is rightly Chess.

One cannot play chess if one becomes aware of the pieces as living souls and of the fact that the Whites and the Blacks have more in common with each other than with the players. Suddenly one loses all interest in who will be champion.
- Anatol Rapoport

Chess is in its essence a game, in its form an art, and in its execution a science.
— Baron Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa

Chess is mental torture.
- Garry Kasparov

When you see a good move, look for a better one.
- Emanuel Lasker