Chess Quotes 788

"At that time two opposing concepts of the Game called forth commentary and discussion. The foremost players distinguished two principal types of Game, the formal and the psychological."
— Hermann Hesse, The Glass Bead Game

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"Games like this [Penrose-Botvinnik] (and there were plenty in this tournament) impressed on me that 'wanting to win' was perhaps more important than 'playing good moves'."
— KEENE, 'Becoming a Grandmaster'.