Unity Chess Quotes



The most important feature of the chess position is the activity of the pieces. This is absolutely fundamental in all phases of the game: Opening, Middlegame and especially Endgame. The primary constraint on a activity of piece is the pawn structure.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 | 08:26:29 AM
Michael Stean

Michael Stean
English chess grandmaster

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A plan is made for a few moves only, not for the whole game.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Friday, July 10th, 2020 | 06:49:13 AM
Rueben Fine

Rueben Fine
American chess grandmaster, psychologist, university professor

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You need to motivate yourself, no matter what-definitely when things are bad, but also when things are good. Or else, you risk becoming complacent.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Friday, July 3rd, 2020 | 04:17:25 AM
Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand
Indian chess grandmaster and former world chess champion

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A draw can be obtained not only by repeating moves, but also by one weak move.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 | 04:48:44 PM
Savielly Tartakower

Savielly Tartakower
French-Polish chess grandmaster

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Although the Knight is generally considered to be on a par with the Bishop in strength, the latter piece is somewhat stronger in the majority of cases in which they are opposed to each other.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Thursday, June 18th, 2020 | 07:53:13 AM
Jose Raul Capablanca

Jose Raul Capablanca
Cuban world chess champion( 1921 -1927)

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Has he some psychological antipathy to realism? I am no psychologist, and cannot say. The fact remains that Euwe commits the most inexplicable mistakes in thoroughly favorable positions, and that this weakness has consistently tarnished his record.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Sunday, June 14th, 2020 | 11:49:17 AM
Hans Kmoch

Hans Kmoch
Austrian-Dutch-American chess International Master

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Chess is the art which expresses the science of logic.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Monday, June 8th, 2020 | 05:25:31 PM
Mikhail Botvinnik

Mikhail Botvinnik
World Chess Champion (1948 - 1963)

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A strong player requires only a few minutes of thought to get to the heart of the conflict. You see a solution immediately, and half an hour later merely convince yourself that your intuition has not deceived you.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Friday, June 5th, 2020 | 11:43:53 AM
David Bronstein

David Bronstein
Soviet International Grandmaster

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My idea is to make moves to bring chess back to the map of world, to make it part of the geography of world again.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Friday, May 29th, 2020 | 10:20:45 AM
Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Karpov
Former World Chess Champion

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Chess is a part of culture and if a culture is declining then chess too will decline.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Sunday, May 24th, 2020 | 07:04:38 AM
Mikhail Botvinnik

Mikhail Botvinnik
World Chess Champion for most of 1948 to 1963

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A game is always won through a mistake.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Thursday, May 21st, 2020 | 07:03:49 AM
Savielly Tartakower

Savielly Tartakower
Chess Grandmaster

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The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 | 06:28:22 AM
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
Internet Entrepreneur

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You must be playing a different kind of chess. white has no plan at all. black just goes... (some moves) and that is it.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Sunday, May 17th, 2020 | 04:59:16 AM
Gata Kamsky

Gata Kamsky
Soviet-born American chess grandmaster, and a five-time U.S. champion

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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.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Friday, May 15th, 2020 | 09:21:52 PM
Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine
Fourth World Chess Champion

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He-Alireza Firouzja has a Fischer like talent and he might do it on his own!
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Thursday, May 14th, 2020 | 03:01:10 PM
Ivan Sokolov

Ivan Sokolov
Bosnian-born Dutch Chess Grandmaster

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Even the laziest King flees wildly in the face of a double check!!
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 | 09:04:57 PM
Aaron Nimzowitsch

Aaron Nimzowitsch
Danish chess master and writer

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Pawns not only create the sketch for the whole painting, they are also the soil, the foundation, of any position
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Monday, May 11th, 2020 | 01:08:16 PM
Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Karpov
Former World Chess Champion

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Chess is a miniature version of life. To be successful, you need to be diciplined, access resources, consider responsible choices and adjust when circumstances change.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Friday, May 8th, 2020 | 12:44:50 PM
Susan Polgar

Susan Polgar
Women's World Champion from 1996 to 1999

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In life, as in chess, it is always better to analyze one of motives and intentions.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Thursday, May 7th, 2020 | 06:07:26 AM
Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov
Russian and American novelist

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Some sacrifices are sound; the rest are mine.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Wednesday, 6th May, 2020 | 05:37:59 PM
Mikhail Tal

Mikhail Tal
Eighth World Chess Champion

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I spend hours playing chess because I find it so much fun. The day it stops being fun is the day I give up.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Tuesday, 5th May, 2020 | 05:52:18 PM
Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen
Current World Chess Champion

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A strong memory, concentration, imagination, and a strong will is required to become a great chess player.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Sunday, 3rd May, 2020 | 12:03:35 PM
Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer
Eleventh World Chess Champion

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Do you realize Fischer almost never has any bad pieces? He exchanges them, and the bad pieces remain with his opponents.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Sunday, 3rd May, 2020 | 05:17:29 AM
Yuri Sergeyevich Balashov

Yuri Sergeyevich Balashov
Russian chess Grandmaster

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Chess holds its master in its own bonds, shackling the mind and brain so that the inner freedom of the very strongest must suffer.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Friday, 1st May, 2020 | 09:27:23 AM
Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein
German-born theoretical physicist

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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.
  BY: Pedram Atoufi
  DATE: Thursday, 30th April, 2020 | 02:33:22 AM
Edmar Mednis

Edmar Mednis
American chess player and writer

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The laws of Chess do not permit a free choice: you have to move whether you like it or not.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Tuesday, 28th April, 2020 | 08:09:29 AM
Emanuel Lasker

Emanuel Lasker
World Chess Champion for 27 years

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At some poin you just focused and tried to make the best use of your advantage.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Sunday, 26th April, 2020 | 04:10:29 PM
Maxime Vachier-Lagrace

Maxime Vachier-Lagrace
French chess grandmaster

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Do not resign unless you are really sure the position is hopeless.
  BY: Pedram Atoufi
  DATE: Saturday, 25th April, 2020 | 12:13:47 PM
John Nunn

John Nunn
English chess grandmaster

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There is no remorse like the remorse of chess.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Friday, 24th April, 2020 | 05:36:15 AM
H G Wells

H G Wells
Writer

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If you are going to make your mark among masters, you have to work far harder and more intensively, or, to put it more exactly, the work is far more complex than that needed to gain the title of Master.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Sunday, 19th April, 2020 | 08:32:57 AM
 Mikhail Botvinnik

Mikhail Botvinnik
World Chess Champion (1948 - 1963)

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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 those principles. ...!
  BY: Pedram Atoufi
  DATE: 02/28/2020 09:05:42 am
Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov
Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion and chess writer

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In order to improve your game, you must study the endgame before everything else, for whereas the endings can be studied and mastered by themselves, the middle game and the opening must be studied in relation to the endgame ...!
  BY: Barbara Golgohar Dorj
  DATE: Friday, 20th March, 2020 | 05:57:03 AM
Jose Raul Capablanca

Jose Raul Capablanca
Cuban world chess champion( 1921 -1927)

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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.
  BY: Asaf Afsordedel
  DATE: Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 | 06:15:04 PM
 David Bronstein

David Bronstein
Soviet International Grandmaster

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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.
  BY: Viva Kaldor
  DATE: Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 | 06:15:33 PM
Vladimir Kramnik

Vladimir Kramnik
World Chess Champion(2000–06)

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Chess is a war over the board. The object is to crush the opponent’s mind.
  BY: Viva Kalidor
  DATE: Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 | 06:16:00 PM
Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer
World Chess Champion(1972 - 1990)

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