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Chess holds its master in its own bonds, shackling the mind and brain so that the inner freedom of the very strongest must suffer. ~ chess quote by Albert Einstein

In Chess, as it is played by masters, chance is practically eliminated. ~ chess quote by Emanuel Lasker

The laws of chess do not permit a free choice: you have to move whether you like it or not.  

~ chess quote by Emanuel Lasker

All conceptions in the game of chess have a geometrical basis. ~ chess quote by Eugene Znosko-Borowski

Excelling at chess has long been considered a symbol of more general intelligence. That is an incorrect assumption in my view, as pleasant as it might be. ~ chess quote by Garry Kasparov

There is no remorse like a remorse of chess. It is a curse upon man. There is no happiness in chess.  ~ chess quote by  H.G. Wells

The only thing Chess players have in common is Chess. ~ chess quote by Lodewijk Prins

Chess is a sport. A violent sport.  ~ chess quote by Marcel Duchamp

Chess, like love, like music, has the power to make man happy. ~ chess quote by Savielly Tartakower

I have always had a slight feeling of pity for man who has no knowledge of chess. ~ chess quote by Siegbert Tarrasch

Real chessplayers think about chess more or less 24 hours a day. It is a passion and a fate that one has to live with - and it lasts a lifetime.  ~ chess quote by Simen Agdestein

Chess makes man wiser and clear-sighted.  ~ chess quote by Vladimir Putin

Chess is a matter of vanity. ~ chess quote by Alexander Alekhine

I consider chess an art, and accept all those responsibilities which art places upon its devotees. ~ chess quote by Alexander Alekhine

Many have become chess masters - no one has become the master of chess. ~ chess quote by Siegbert Tarrasch

A sport, a struggle for results and a fight for prizes. I think that the discussion about “chess is science or chess is art” is already inappropriate. The purpose of modern chess is to reach a result.  ~ chess quote by Alexander Morozevich

Chess is everything: art, science, and sport.  ~ chess quote by Anatoly Karpov

Chess is so interesting in itself, as not to need the view of gain to induce engaging in it; and thence it is never played for money ~ chess quote by Benjamin Franklin

Chess is a beautiful mistress.  ~ chess quote by Bent Larsen

Chess is the gymnasium of the mind. ~ chess quote by Blaise Pascal

Life is like a game of chess, changing with each move.  ~ chess quote by Chinese proverb

Chess is imagination.  ~ chess quote by David Bronstein

Chess is life.  ~ chess quote by Bobby Fischer

Chess is a matter of delicate judgement, knowing when to punch and how to duck.  ~ chess quote by Bobby Fischer

Chess is war over the board. The object is to crush the opponents mind.  ~ chess quote by Bobby Fischer

Chess is mental torture.  ~ chess quote by Garry Kasparov

For me, Chess is life and every game is like a new life. Every chess player gets to live many lives in one lifetime. ~ chess quote by Eduard Gufeld

Chess is, above all, a fight.  ~ chess quote by Emanuel Lasker

For me, chess is a language, and if it's not my native tongue, it is one I learned via the immersion method at a young age.  ~ chess quote by Garry Kasparov

Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever when they are only wasting their time. ~ chess quote by George Bernard Shaw

Chess is the touchstone of intellect.  ~ chess quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Chess is a cure for headaches.  ~ chess quote by John Maynard Keynes

It is a curse upon man. There is no happiness in chess.  ~ chess quote by H.G. Wells

Chess is a good mistress but a bad master.  ~ chess quote by Gerald Abrahams

In the Soviets' view, chess was not merely an art or a science or even a sport; it was what it had been invented to simulate: war. ~ chess quote by Pal Benko

Chess is the art which expresses the science of logic.  ~ chess quote by Mikhail Botvinnik

Playing chess is more athletic than artistic. Champions are more concerned with victory than beauty: it’s war with occasionally graceful kicks. ~ chess quote by Jennifer Shahade

Chess is ruthless: you've got to be prepared to kill people.  ~ chess quote by Nigel Short

Chess can never reach its height by following in the path of science. Let us, therefore, make a new effort and with the help of our imagination turn the struggle of technique into a battle of ideas. ~ chess quote by Jose Capablanca

For a game it is too serious, for seriousness too much of a game. ~ chess quote by Moses Mendelssohn

Chess is a fighting game which is purely intellectual and includes chance. ~ chess quote by Richard Reti

Chess never has been and never can be aught but a recreation. It should not be indulged in to the detriment of other and more serious avocations - should not absorb or engross the thoughts of those who worship at its shrine, but should be kept in the background, and restrained within its proper province. As a mere game, a relaxation from the severe pursuits of life, it is deserving of high commendation.  ~ chess quote by Paul Morphy

Chess is a test of wills. ~ chess quote by Paul Keres

Chess is one long regret.  ~ chess quote by Stephen Leacock

Chess is a contest between two men which lends itself particularly to the conflicts surrounding aggression. ~ chess quote by Rueben Fine

Chess is eminently and emphatically the philospher's game.  ~ chess quote by Paul Morphy

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! ~ chess quote by Siegbert Tarrasch

The chessboard is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of nature, and the player on the other side is hidden from us.  ~ chess quote by Thomas Huxley

Chess is a fairy tale of 1001 blunders. ~ chess quote by Savielly Tartakower

Chess, like love, is infectious at any age. ~ chess quote by Salo Flohr

I have frequently stated that I regard chess as an art form, where creativity prevails over other factors. ~ chess quote by Vasily Smyslov