Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine

4th World Chess Champion (undefeated)
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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
For success I consider three factors are necessary: firstly, an awareness of my own strengths and weaknesses; secondly, an accurate understanding of my opponent's strengths and weaknesses; thirdly, a higher aim than momentary satisfaction. I see this aim as being scientific and artistic achievements, which place the game of chess on a par with other arts.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think that for the highest achievements nowadays... need to have the stable as a rock scientific base. And also need to own modesty.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When asked, -How is that you pick better moves than your opponents?, I responded: I'm very glad you asked me that, because, as it happens, there is a very simple answer. I think up my own moves, and I make my opponent think up hisMore Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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