Michael Botvinnik

Michael Botvinnik

6th World Chess Champion
Every great master will find it useful to have his own theory on the openings, which only he himself knows, a theory which is closely linked with plans for the middle game.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]
Along with my retirement from chess analytical work seems to have gone too.More Michael Botvinnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Capablanca's play produced and still produces an irresistable artistic effect. In his games a tendency towards simplicity predominated, and in this simplicity there was a unique beauty of genuine depth.More Michael Botvinnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I claim that nothing else is so effective in encouraging the growth of chess strength as such independent analysis, both of the games of the great players and your own.More Michael Botvinnik quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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