Chess Quotes 757

"Chess, like the tomb, levels all grades of conventional rank and distinction and reserves its high places for the best players."
— GEORGE WALKER

Chess Quotes

(another personal favourite)
" A combination composed of a sacrifice has more immediate effect upon the person playing over the game in which it occurs than another combination, because the apparent senselessness of the sacrifice is convincing proof of the design of the player offering it.
— Richard RETI, Modern Ideas in Chess.