Chess Quotes 733

36. Ne1?
"Well, well. IM (and correspondence GM) Douglas Bryson once told me that he almost never plays a game that flows smoothly from start to finish; there is always a "moment" of sorts where someone misses a big defensive opportunity or the nature of the position changes more than one might reasonably expect. This was such a "moment"."
— Jonathan Rowson British Chess Magazine October 1999 p.553

Chess Quotes

From: johnnymc@news.rio.com (John McMenamin)

  Here's my entry to this mess:

"Skeletons of mice are often to be found in coconuts, for it is easier to get in, slim and greedy, than to get out, appeased but fat."
— Viktor KORCHNOI