Chess Quotes 785

"I don't know what I am going to play, so how can she know what I am going to play!"
— GM Arthur Bisguier, commenting on the virtues of opening preparation. (via Rachel Landry)

Chess Quotes

All openings are sound below master level.
[LOMBARDY?]

Choose an opening... which is sound, regardless of fluctuations in current theory.
[HOROWITZ and REINFIELD, in recommending the Sicilian Dragon(!)]

when I'm white I win because I am white, when I'm black I win because I am Bogulyubov"

— -- all from Peter BALLARD