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Player: Canada  dsuttles Subject: Chess quotes on the game page

2014-01-29 15:38:46
Chess quotes on the game page work their way into one\'s memory, but do they improve one\'s play?

Do you want to discuss them?

Is any your Open Sesame?

Cast your eye down the page and let us know what you think.

I will post some together here and open blogs for one or two.
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8South  Kpax9112014-01-29 16:17:49

9Canada  dsuttles2014-01-31 15:15:25
Thanks, Extopian. It is an interesting one, that. I wonder how similar your feeling is to that which Lev Abramovich describes. He does say the variation was hidden in his emotional memory, so he must have been ruing a past defeat. Hope extinguished and reborn.

Wonder if it was this? Sicilian Najdorf, Polugaevsky Variation: 7 ... b5!

10Canada  dsuttles2014-02-04 13:51:00
\'He who fears an isolated Queen\'s Pawn should give up Chess.\'

Siegbert Tarrasch


11Canada  HenriDeToi2014-02-04 16:44:25
I fear nothing when I play chess which is why I always get slaughtered. - Me.

12Canada  dsuttles2014-02-08 14:15:38
I will ask if we can add that one to the list. Thanks.

13Canada  HenriDeToi2014-02-08 20:57:36
- A quote from a famous chess player known for his greatness at futility.

14Canada  dsuttles2014-03-02 05:16:30
\'If you play to win, as I do, the game never ends.\'

- Stan Mikita

NHL game page quote!

15Canada  HenriDeToi2014-03-03 01:32:48
Oh...... this explains why the game is over even before I start

16Canada  dsuttles2014-03-06 04:05:31
I take my hat off to anyone who knows how the pieces move, Henri.

Do you agree with the following?

\'Weaknesses of character are normally shown in a game of chess.\'

- Kasparov

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