What are the best chess-related quotes that are coming to your mind?
“It’s always better to sacrifice your opponent’s men.” – Savielly Tartakower
“Every chess master was once a beginner.” – Irving Chernev
“Pawns are the soul of the game.” – François-André Danican Philidor
These are the first ones that came to my mind, so I looked up who said them to quote them LOL
“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
“One doesn’t have to play well, it’s enough to play better than your opponent.” – Siegbert Tarrasch
Are a couple more :)
Tal- You must take your opponent into a dark Forrest, where 2+2=5, and there’s only room out enough for 1.
Lasker- See a good move, look for a better one!
Fischer- Chess is life.
Some people think that if their opponent plays a beautiful game, it’s OK to lose. I don’t. - Magnus Carlsen.
The highest art of the chessplayer lies in not allowing your opponent to show you what he can do. - Garry Kasparov
There are 2 types of sacrifices; correct ones, and mine.
In those years, it was easier to win the soviet chess championship that a game against Iron Tigran - Garry Kasparov
If Tal offers a sacrifice, you should accept it. If Bottvinik offers a sacrifice, you should consider it. If Spassky offers a sacriifce, you should refuse it. If Petrosian offers a sacrifice, you should resign. - Paul Kerres
To know to play chess, is a sign of a gentleman. To know to play well chess, is a sign of a destroyed life. - Paul Morphy
I found another one:
Play the opening like a book, the middlegame like a magician, and the endgame like a macine.-Rudolf Spielman