91 Total Quotes

Chess Quotes

Wilhelm Steinitz
Chess is intellectual gymnastics.
Wilhelm Steinitz
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Woody Allen
I failed to make the chess team because of my height.
Woody Allen
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
Poets do not go mad, but chess players do.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
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Issac Asimov
In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate
Issac Asimov
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Terry Pratchett
Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along.
Terry Pratchett
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Dave Barry
My problem with chess was that all my pieces wanted to end the game as soon as possible.
Dave Barry
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Chess first of all teaches you to be objective.
Alexander Alekhine
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George Bernard Shaw
Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever, when they are only wasting their time
George Bernard Shaw
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Chess is not only knowledge and logic.
Alexander Alekhine
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Bobby Fischer has an enormous knowledge of chess and his familiarity with the chess literature of the USSR is immense.
Boris Spassky
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Combination is a soul of chess.
Alexander Alekhine
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Wilhelm Steinitz
Chess is not for timid souls.
Wilhelm Steinitz
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The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us.
Thomas Huxley
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Why can't we discuss this in the context of the uprate? ... Entergy is plying a careful game of chess ... [Dry cask storage] is the next movement on the board ... I pray that you are not pawns in this game.
Andrew Davis
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When it comes to fully understanding how to strategically move all the pieces on the marketing and distribution chess board on a worldwide basis, Jeff Blake is always thinking two moves ahead and that gives Sony a true competitive edge. He is the studio's secret weapon and while he would be the first to credit his fantastic sales and marketing team, there are few executives here that deserve more credit for our successes during the past several years than Jeff.
Amy Pascal
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It was a little bit of a chess match.
Gene McAteer
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Dave Barry
Because of the level of my chess game, I was able - even against a weak opponent, such as my younger brothers or the dog - to get myself checkmated in under three minutes. I challenge any computer to do it faster.
Dave Barry
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It's a chess game out there. For the coaching staff, sending and picking signs is the best part of the game. It becomes a cat-and-mouse game between you and the other guy.
Gary Hatch
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The permutations and combinations are endless. It's like a game of three-dimensional chess.
Sherry Jeffe
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I'll teach him to play chess.
Sean Adams
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Martin Dansky
Having good strategies in playing chess is often a good indication of being focused in life.
Martin Dansky
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Chess is cool because you really have to get the right moves in your head before you play the game.
Jack Walsh
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It's like a chess match. It's all about execution and staying with your plays.
Walter Jones
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I could go out to the studio he had in L.A. and hang around with him. We'd play chess. I later learned that was a real privilege.
Rick Blackburn
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Bridge is much more sociable than chess. To play bridge you have to be two, you and your partner, at least. And you're playing with lots of other people.
Jennifer Pratt
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Chess may be the deepest, least exhaustible of pastimes, but it is nothing more. As for a chess genius, he is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise.
George Steiner
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Soren Kierkegaard
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Soren Kierkegaard
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Richard Dawkins
Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
Richard Dawkins
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Chess had never received this much importance.
Eliseo Sandoval
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Sailing is like chess on the water.
Dave Reynolds
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