Chess Quotes 706

THE ENGLISH SCHOOL OF ANALYSIS:
"The word "combination" means different things to different people."
"... I bid farewell to my readers in the hope that they have formed their own opinion as to the meaning of the word "combination"."
— Ray KEENE, The Chess Combination from Philidor to Karpov
"(3) 'IS IT A SYSTEM...?'
... Ultimately, I suspect, this is a question about which the reader should form his own judgement by study of the original text.
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Ray KEENE, Aron Nimzowitsch: A reappraisal

Chess Quotes

"To play with correctness and skill the ends of games, is an important but a very rare accomplishment, expect among the magnates of the game."
— Howard STAUNTON, The Chess-Players' Handbook 1847 (Plus ca change...)