Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine

4th World Chess Champion (undefeated)
I have had to work long and hard to eradicate the dangerous delusion that, in a bad position, I could always, or nearly always, conjure up some unexpected combination to extricate me from my difficulties.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum what the man is able to give.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That which Steinitz gave to the theoretical aspect of the game when he was at his best is very remote to all out home-bred chess philosophers, but with his views on Morphy, whom he tries to discredit completely, it is of course impossible to agree.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Young players expose themselves to grave risks when they blindly imitate the innovations of masters without themselves first checking all the details and consequences of these innovations.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Chess for me is not a game, but an art. Yes, and I take upon myself all those responsibilities which an art imposes on its adherents.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [02/03/2009 12:02:00]

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