Whoever sees no other aim in the game than that of giving checkmate to one's opponent will never become a good Chess player.
Chess is mental torture.
Bobby Fischer has an enormous knowledge of chess and his familiarity with the chess literature of the USSR is immense.
Chess first of all teaches you to be objective.
I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands.
Chess is not only knowledge and logic.
Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game.
Chess is not for timid souls.
I learned that fighting on the chess board could also have an impact on the political climate in the country.
It's quite difficult for me to imagine my life without chess.
Women, by their nature, are not exceptional chess players: they are not great fighters.
No one ever won a chess game by betting on each move.
Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward.
There was one point in high school actually when I was on the chess team, marching band, model United Nations and debate club all at the same time. And I would spend time with the computer club after school. And I had just quit pottery club, which I was in junior high, but I let that go.
I stole a piece of the chess set on the first film.
I took a piece of the treasure out of Bellatrix's vault on this film. And I've taken my wand and I've got my cloak.
I feel like my mum is in heaven sharing a cup of tea with Lady Fate and plotting my life out like a chess game.
I'm like Bush, I see the world more like checkers than chess.
Chess, like mathematics and music, is a nursery for child prodigies.
Far be it from me to force anyone into either chess or dressage, but if you choose to do so yourself, in my opinion there is only one way: follow the rules.