Top 40 Quotes on chess game to read & become a great chess player!

Quotes on chess game

Quotes on chess game. Chess is known as the game of intelligent brains and the best way of exercising your brain with your partner. Chess is basically a board game that comes with a board and pieces that are required to play the game. Chess is always easy for those, who have great practice in this game. The only way to win this game is to defeat the King of the opposite team. Chess is the best indoor game, but it has also been recognized as an international game. Players play it at international levels also, which makes it a great subject of attraction. If you are also attracted to this game, you must go through the following quotes on chess game.
1. "Chess is everything: art, science, and sport." — Anatoly Karpov

Quotes on chess game

2. "In chess, there is only one mistake: over-estimation of your opponent. All else is either bad luck or weakness." — Savielly Tartakower

3. "Chess is a great game. No matter how good one is, there is always somebody better. No matter how bad one is, there is always somebody worse."  Israel Albert Horowitz

4. "These young guys are playing checkers. I'm out there playing chess."  Kobe Bryant

5. "Every great master will find it useful to have his own theory on the openings, which only he himself knows, a theory which is closely linked with plans for the middle game."  Mikhail Botvinnik

6. "A good player is always lucky." — Jose Raul Capablanca

7. "Chess is not for timid souls."  Wilhelm Steinitz

8. "The beauty of a move lies not in its appearance but in the thought behind it."  Aron Nimzowitsch

9. "That's what Chess is all about. One day you give your opponent a lesson, the next day he gives you one"  Bobby Fischer

10. "The game of chess is the most fascinating and intellectual pastime which the wisdom of antiquity has bequeathed to us."  Howard Staunton

11. "Help your pieces so they can help you"  Paul Morphy

12. "Alekhine is a poet who creates a work of art out of something that would hardly inspire another man to send home a picture post card."  Max Euwe

13. "If once a man delays castling and his king remains in the center, files will open up against him, bishops sweep the board, rooks will dominate the seventh rank, and pawns turn into queens."  Irving Chernev

14. "Chess is eminently and emphatically the philospher's game."  Paul Morphy

15. "Chess, like love, like music, has the power to make men happy."  Siegbert Tarrasch

16. "The laws of chess do not permit a free choice: you have to move whether you like it or not."  Emanuel Lasker

17. "The human element, the human flaw and the human nobility - those are the reasons that chess matches are won or lost."  Viktor Korchnoi

18. "The power of hanging Pawns is based precisely in their Mobility, in their Ability to create acute situations instantly."  Boris Spassky

20. “I don’t believe in psychology. I believe in good moves.”  Bobby Fischer

21. “Play the opening like a book, the middlegame like a magician, and the endgame like a machine.”  Rudolph Spielmann

22. “I used to attack because it was the only thing I knew. Now I attack because I know it works best.”  Garry Kasparov

23. “It is my style to take my opponent and myself on to unknown grounds. A game of chess is not an examination of knowledge; it is a battle of nerves.”  David Bronstein

24. “Chess is rarely a game of ideal moves. Almost always, a player faces a series of difficult consequences whichever move he makes.”  David Shenk

25. “When you see a good move, look for a better one.” — Emanuel Lasker

26. “After a bad opening, there is hope for the middle game. After a bad middle game, there is hope for the endgame. But once you are in the endgame, the moment of truth has arrived.”  Edmar Mednis

27. “Give me a difficult positional game, I will play it. But totally won positions, I cannot stand them.”  Hein Donner

28. “There is no remorse like the remorse of chess.” — H. G. Wells

29. “Even a poor plan is better than no plan at all.”  Mikhail Chigorin

Quotes on chess game

30. “Tactics is knowing what to do when there is something to do; strategy is knowing what to do when there is nothing to do.” — Savielly Tartakower

31. “In life, as in chess, forethought wins.”  Charles Buxton

32. “You may learn much more from a game you lose than from a game you win. You will have to lose hundreds of games before becoming a good player.”  José Raúl Capablanca

33. "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

34. "I have come to the personal conclusion that while all artists are not chess players, all chess players are artists." — Marcel Duchamp

35. "Chess is the struggle against error." — Johannes Zukertort

36. "Every chess master was once a beginner." — Irving Chernev

37. "Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece." — Ralph Charell

38. "Chess makes man wiser and clear-sighted." — Vladimir Putin

39. "Of chess, it has been said that life is not long enough for it, but that is the fault of life, not chess." — William Napier

Quotes on chess game

40. "Chess is beautiful enough to waste your life for." — Hans Ree