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"Lose one pawn and you lose the end game. Unless you are good enough."

I made that quote up.

"He left it en pris so i took it en passant" - Blackburne when asked about drinking his opponents whiskey during a simul

“Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece.” – Ralph Charell

I never understood what this quote quite meant until very recently.

"Chess is one of the few arts where composition takes place simultaneously with performance."
-Garry Kasparov

Anybody knows where Lichess get their tournament page quotes from?

Communism is like an autoimmune disorder; it doesn't do the killing itself, but it weakens the system so much that the victim is left helpless and unable to fight off anything else.
Gary Kasparov-

"Chess wisdoms are like assholes,everybody's got one" -Benjamin Franklin

"No, Lawrence. This is not, how chess works!" - Peter Svidler, shortly before losing to Lawrence Trent.

“As for the opinions of Garry [Kasparov] and Vlad [Kramnik], I mean, they are entitled to their stupid opinions. That’s all I have to say.”

-Magnus Carlsen

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