Chess Quotes 756

"Excellence at chess is one mark of a scheming mind."
— A. Conan Doyle (in the mouth of Sherlock Holmes)

  from Stanton Nesbit

Chess Quotes

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