Mikhail Botvinnik Quotes

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Mikhail Botvinnik Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: Chess cannot be taught. Chess can only be learned. Chess cannot be taught. Chess can only be learned.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: If Tal sacrifices a piece, take it. If Petrosian sacrifices a piece, don't take it. If Tal sacrifices a piece, take it. If Petrosian sacrifices a piece, don't take it.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: Chess is the art which expresses the science of logic. Chess is the art which expresses the science of logic.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: With opposite coloured bishops the attacking side has in effect an extra piece in the shape of his bishop. With opposite coloured bishops the attacking side has in effect an extra piece in the shape of his bishop.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: A knight ending is really a pawn ending. A knight ending is really a pawn ending.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: Suddenly it was obvious to me in my analysis I had missed what Fischer had found with the greatest of ease at the board Suddenly it was obvious to me in my analysis I had missed what
Fischer had found with the greatest of ease at the board
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: If Tal would learn to program himself properly, then it would become quite impossible to play against him. If Tal would learn to program himself properly, then it would become quite impossible to play against him.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: Chess is no whit inferior to the violin, and we have a large number of professional violinists Chess is no whit inferior to the violin, and we have a large number of professional violinists
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: There is no better place for learning to work independently and to extend your horizon than in higher school. There is no better place for learning to work independently and to extend your horizon than in higher school.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: I only think well when my mind is calm. I only think well when my mind is calm.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: Along with my retirement from chess analytical work seems to have gone too. Along with my retirement from chess analytical work seems to have gone too.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: Chess mastery essentially consists of analyzing Chess positions accurately Chess mastery essentially consists of analyzing Chess positions accurately
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: Memorization of variations could be even worse than playing in a tournament without looking in the books at all. Memorization of variations could be even worse than playing in a tournament without looking in the books at all.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: Before Geller we did not understand the King's Indian Defence. Before Geller we did not understand the King's Indian Defence.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: It is a well known fact that almost all the outstanding chess-players have been first-class analysts. It is a well known fact that almost all the outstanding chess-players have been first-class analysts.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: The boy (then a 12 year old boy named Anatoly Karpov)doesn't have a clue about Chess, and there's no future at all for him in this profession The boy (then a 12 year old boy named Anatoly Karpov)doesn't have a clue about Chess, and there's no future at all for him in this profession
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: Chess is the art of analysis. Chess is the art of analysis.
Mikhail Botvinnik quotes: It is peculiar but a fact nevertheless, that the gamblers in chess have enthusiastic followers. It is peculiar but a fact nevertheless, that the gamblers in chess have enthusiastic followers.