Friday, April 14, 2017

The truth about defeat

Short of actual blunders, lack of faith in one's position is the chief cause of defeat. To be sure, it is easy to recommend faith and not so easy to practice it.

- Fred Reinfeld

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Karpov on Karpov: Memoirs of a Chess World Champion

“I consider myself to be an idler, too, but the dimensions of Spassky’s laziness were astounding.” p. 98