Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Karpov

is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion
Like dogs who sniff each other when meeting, chess players have a ritual at first acquaintance: they sit down to play speed chess.More Anatoly Karpov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be champion requires more than simply being a strong player; one has to be a strong human being as well. More Anatoly Karpov quotes [07/07/2011 05:07:08]
I still remember Botvinnik's reaction to each of my games, right from the opening moves. At first he would express amazement, then annoyance, and, finally irritation.More Anatoly Karpov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The first great chess players, including the world champion, got by perfectly well without constant coaches.More Anatoly Karpov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fact that a knight is temporarily on the edge of the board is of no great significance.More Anatoly Karpov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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