Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine

4th World Chess Champion (undefeated)
Playing for complications is an extreme measure that a player should adopt only when he cannot find a clear and logical plan.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
During a chess tournament a master must envisage himself as a cross between an ascetic monk and a beast of prey.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Never before and never since have I seen - and I cannot even imagine, such an amazing rapidity of chess thinking that Capablanca possessed in 1913-14. In blitz games he gave all the St. Petersburg players odds of five minutes to one - and he won.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For my victory over Capablanca I am indebted primarily to my superiority in the field of psychology. Capablanca played, relying almost exclusively on his rich intuitive talent. But for the chess struggle nowadays one needs a subtle knowledge of human nature, an understanding of the opponent's psychology.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands.More Alexander Alekhine quotes [02/03/2009 12:02:00]

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