Chess Quotes 723

"Modern chess is too much concerned with things like pawn structure. Forget it - checkmate ends the game"
— Nigel SHORT

Chess Quotes

"I wasn't sure what square to take the rook to. Because there were three alternatives (e8, d8 and c8), I decided to go for the middle one."
— Timman, NIC 1998 No 2. (via Mark Brodie)