The best Quotes and Sayings about Chess

The best Quotes and Sayings about Chess

Chess is mental torture.

Garry Kasparov
 
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Chess is war over the board. The object is to crush the opponents mind.

Bobby Fischer
 
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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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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
 
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The highest art of the chessplayer lies in not allowing your opponent to show you what he can do.

Garry Kasparov
 
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Few things are as mentally brutal as chess.

The Queen's Gambit, Season 1 Episode 5
 
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Mr. Shaibel: "Those things are called openings."
Beth: "Is that one of 'em?"
Mr. Shaibel: "Yeah... the Queen's Gambit."

Mr. Shaibel in The Queen's Gambit, Season 1 Episode 1
 
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You know how the game of chess is played. Pieces must be sacrificed!

Orochimaru in Naruto
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All that matters on the chessboard is good moves.

Bobby Fischer
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Chess is life.

Bobby Fischer
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Ivana: "Do you know how we keep warm in Russia?"
Austin: "I can guess, baby."
Ivana: "We play chess."
Austin: "I guessed wrong."

RussiaAustin Powers - Spion in geheimer Missionarsstellung, by Austin Powers
 
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