I prefer to lose…

December 11, 2016

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“I prefer to lose a really good game than to win a bad one.”

David Neil Lawrence Levy*, British IM of chess (1945-)

* David Levy is also the founder of the Computer Olympiads and the Mind Sports Olympiads.

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Fighting to death

October 9, 2016

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“So, you fight to the death in a chess [an abalone] game. You try to use all your skills, your weapons your capabilities to win the war. A lot of people do not realize that kind of depth in a chess [an abalone] game.”

Ashley Maurice, Jamaican American chess grandmaster (1966-)

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