Tarrasch's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 38 Tarrasch's Quotes

#1. I already came upon the world as a extraordinary human being; to my parents' great horror, I was equipped with a clubfoot which, however, did not hamper my rapid progress. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#2. When you don't know what to do, wait for your opponent to get an idea; it is sure to be bad. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#3. I had a toothache during the first game. In the second game I had a headache. In the third game it was an attack of rheumatism. In the fourth game, I wasn't feeling well. And in the fifth game? Well, must one have to win every game? - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#4. A lively imagination can exercise itself most fully and creatively in conjuring up magnificent combinations. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#5. If the defender is forced to give up the center, then every possible attack follows almost of itself. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#6. Chess is a terrible game. If you have no center, your opponent has a freer position. If you do have a center, then you really have something to worry about! - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#7. Once upon a time supporters of the Steinitz-Tarrasch school had a very high opinion of a queen-side pawn majority. Modern strategy on the other hand categorically denies that such a majority is an independent factor of any importance. - Author: Alexander Kotov
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#8. Intellectual activity is perhaps the greatest pleasure of life; chess is one of the forms of intellectual activity. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#9. In a rook and pawn ending, the rook must be used aggressively. It must either attack enemy pawns, or give active support to the advance of one of its own pawns to the queening square. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#10. The future belongs to he who has the bishops. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#11. Tarrasch's 'dogmas' are not eternal truisms, but merely instructional material presented in an accessible and witty form, those necessary rudiments from which one can begin to grasp the secrets of chess ... - Author: Garry Kasparov
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#12. For pleasure you can read the games collections of Andersson and Chigorin, but for benefit you should study Tarrasch, Keres and Bronstein. - Author: Mikhail Tal
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#13. As Rousseau could not compose without his cat beside him, so I cannot play chess without my king's bishop. In its absense the game to me is lifeless and void. The vitalizing factor is missing, and I can devise no plan of attack. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#14. Weak points or holes in the opponent's position must be occupied by pieces not Pawns - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#15. I have always a slight feeling of pity for the man who has no knowledge of chess, just as I would pity the man who has remained ignorant of love. Chess, like love, like music, has the power to make man happy. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#16. First-class players lose to second-class players because second-class players sometimes play a first-class game - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#17. White lost because he failed to remember the right continuation and had to think up the moves himself - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#18. I have a quite feeling of pity for all those who don't know chess; almost like I am sorry for those who never learned to love. Chess, like love and music, has the ability of making people happy. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#19. Many have become chess masters - no one has become the master of chess. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#20. He who fears an isolated Queen's Pawn should give up Chess - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#21. One of these modest little moves may be more embarrassing to your opponent than the biggest threat - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#22. What is the object of playing a gambit opening? ... To acquire a reputation of being a dashing player at the cost of losing a game - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#23. The proponents of Steinitz' theory - Tarrasch and his supporters - tried to express Steinitz' teaching in the form of laconic rules, and as often happens in such cases, they went too far. The laconic tended to become dogmatic, and chess began to lose its freshness, originality and charm. - Author: Alexander Kotov
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#24. All lines of play which lead to the imprisonment of the bishop are on principle to be condemned. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#25. Up to this point White has been following well-known analysis. But now he makes a fatal error: he begins to use his own head - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#26. It is not enough to be a good player ... you must also play well - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#27. One doesn't have to play well, it's enough to play better than your opponent - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#28. When you don't know what to play, wait for an idea to come into your opponent's mind. You may be sure that idea will be wrong - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#29. I have always had a slight feeling of pity for man who has no knowledge of chess. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#30. Before the endgame, the Gods have placed the middle game - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#31. Mistrust is the most necessary characteristic of the Chess player - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#32. Here are some of the questions and answers to an examination paper in chess that was given some time ago - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#33. When you see a good move, sit on your hands and see if you can find a better one. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#34. I look one move ahead ... the best! - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#35. White has no positional equivalent for the centralized pawn. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#36. A thorough understanding of the typical mating continuations makes the most complicated sacrificial combinations leading up to them not only not difficult, but almost a matter of course - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#37. Always put the rook behind the pawn ... Except when it is incorrect to do so. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#38. It cannot be too greatly emphasized that the most important role in pawn endings is played by the king. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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