What is your favorite chess quote?

Quotes about Chess have been around since the game was conceived about 1500 years ago.

Here in Cumnor we do like our quotes and even have quotes on rotation but I think we need a few more.

So what is your favorite quote? Is it humorous? Or clever? Or inspiring?

Let us know in the comments or on Facebook or Twitter.

Just to give you a few idea’s here are ours:
Gareth’s favourite is
“Pawns are the soul of chess”
François-André Danican Philidor

My favourite is:
“The pin is mightier than the sword.”
Fred Reinfeld


Liam has been coming to Cumnor Chess Club since he was wearing short trousers and now captains the first team. His interests include Chess, Oxford United, Chess and Chess. He shows you can be handsome and good at Chess.

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One comment on “What is your favorite chess quote?
  1. Avatar gallicrow says:

    Chess is a sea in which a gnat may drink and an elephant may bathe.

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