Michael Botvinnik

Michael Botvinnik

6th World Chess Champion
In short, we can see Karpov as an exploiter of other people’s ideas. His ability to use these ideas is not at issue, but he himself is about as fertile as a woman who has been sterilized is.More Michael Botvinnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A knight ending is really a pawn ending.More Michael Botvinnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Capablanca's phenomenal move-searching algorithm in those early years, when he possessed a wonderful ability for calculating variations very rapidly, made him invincible.More Michael Botvinnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Above all else, before playing in competitions a player must have regard to his health, for if he is suffering from ill-health he cannot hope for success. In this connection the best of all tonics is 15 to 20 days in the fresh air, in the country.More Michael Botvinnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With opposite coloured bishops the attacking side has in effect an extra piece in the shape of his bishop.More Michael Botvinnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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