Chess Quotes Project

I would like to collect the wisdom of chess Grandmasters and other strong players as a legacy to the World. Victor Niederhoffer had this wonderful idea with the checkers champion Tom Wiswell, but as chess is far richer (there is a much greater variety of positions and strategies) it can therefore more accurately portray our variety of thoughts and emotions.

So if anyone has a particularly good quote then please send it to me using the contact form, mentioning the source. Please note that I’m particularly interested in lesser known snippets of wisdom.

Along these lines here’s an interesting interview with GM Julio Becerra which offers some excellent insights: