Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/package.php on line 78

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 115

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 131

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/package.php on line 83

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::set() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/package.php on line 92

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 95

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 97

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 101

Strict Standards: Non-static method User::checkUserForeverCookie() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/startup/user.php on line 4

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/collection_version.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Non-static method UserInfo::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/userinfo.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/userinfo.php on line 95

Strict Standards: Non-static method UserInfo::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/userinfo.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/userinfo.php on line 95

Strict Standards: Declaration of CollectionAttributeKey::getList() should be compatible with AttributeKey::getList($akCategoryHandle, $filters = Array) in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 147

Strict Standards: Declaration of CollectionAttributeKey::add() should be compatible with AttributeKey::add($akCategoryHandle, $type, $args, $pkg = false) in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 147

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 73

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 115

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 131

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::set() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 81

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 95

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 97

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 101

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/type.php on line 11

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 73

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 115

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 131

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::set() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 81

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 95

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 97

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 101

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/type.php on line 11

Strict Standards: Declaration of TextareaAttributeTypeController::saveKey() should be compatible with AttributeTypeController::saveKey() in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/types/textarea/controller.php on line 108

Strict Standards: Declaration of TextareaAttributeTypeController::duplicateKey() should be compatible with AttributeTypeController::duplicateKey() in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/types/textarea/controller.php on line 108

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 73

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 115

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 131

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::set() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 81

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 95

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 97

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 101

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/type.php on line 11

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 73

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 115

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 131

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::set() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/categories/collection.php on line 81

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 95

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 97

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 101

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/type.php on line 11

Strict Standards: Declaration of BooleanAttributeTypeController::saveKey() should be compatible with AttributeTypeController::saveKey() in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/types/boolean/controller.php on line 117

Strict Standards: Declaration of BooleanAttributeTypeController::duplicateKey() should be compatible with AttributeTypeController::duplicateKey() in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/attribute/types/boolean/controller.php on line 117

Strict Standards: Non-static method Config::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/startup/maintenance_mode_check.php on line 5

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/config.php on line 57

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::exists() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 69

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getIdentifier() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 15

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/collection_version.php on line 43

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::helper() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/startup/process.php on line 29

Strict Standards: Non-static method Object::camelcase() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/loader.php on line 248

Strict Standards: Non-static method View::getInstance() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/dispatcher.php on line 245

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/collection_types.php on line 38

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 115

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 131

Strict Standards: Non-static method Loader::db() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/collection_types.php on line 40

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::set() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/collection_types.php on line 52

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 95

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::getLibrary() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 97

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 101

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/package.php:78) in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/view.php on line 764
Quotes About Beauty inChess

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::exists() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 69

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getIdentifier() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 15

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getObject() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 70

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getIdentifier() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 45

Strict Standards: Non-static method Area::getOrCreate() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/block.php on line 63

Strict Standards: Non-static method Area::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/area.php on line 153

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/area.php on line 121

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 112

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/block.php on line 67

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 112

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::exists() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 69

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getIdentifier() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 15

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getObject() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 70

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getIdentifier() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 45

By Topic

Analysis

Beauty

Bishops

Blitz

Chess

Coaches

Combinations

Computers

Draws

Endings

Gambits

Grandmasters

Humour

Kings

Knights

Learning

Losing

Middlegames

Mistakes

Openings

Proverbs

Pawns

Politics

Practice & Study

Psychology

Queens

Ratings

Rooks

Sacrifices

Schooling

Strategy

Studies

Style

Success

Tactics

The World
Championship

Theory

Time

Training

Truth

Women

Youngsters

Last Words


Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::exists() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 69

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getIdentifier() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 15

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getObject() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 70

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getIdentifier() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 45

Strict Standards: Non-static method Area::getOrCreate() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/block.php on line 63

Strict Standards: Non-static method Area::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/area.php on line 153

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/area.php on line 121

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 112

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/block.php on line 67

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 111

Strict Standards: Non-static method Cache::key() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/libraries/cache.php on line 112

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::exists() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 69

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getIdentifier() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 15

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getObject() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 70

Strict Standards: Non-static method PermissionsCache::getIdentifier() should not be called statically in /home1/chessqu1/public_html/updates/concrete5.4.1.1/concrete/models/permissions.php on line 45

Beauty

 

When I found that idea I simply couldn’t resist playing it. And look, people talk about me as a player who doesn’t care about beauty. That’s not true. It’s simply that during the game each person sees beauty in different things. I like the beauty of the endgame, but I also get pleasure from finding ideas like those against Grischuk. - (on his game vs. Grischuk at the Tal Memorial 2012)  -   Magnus Carlsen

 

I am both sad and pleased that in his last tournament, Rashid Gibiatovich came to my home in Latvia. He did not take first place, but the prize for beauty, as always, he took with him. Players die, tournaments are forgotten, but the works of great artists are left behind them to live on forever. (on Nezhmetdinov) - Mikhail Tal

 

The beauty of a move lies not in its appearance but in the thought behind it.  -  Aaron Nimzowitsch

 

"Oh! this opponent, this collaborator against his will, whose notion of Beauty always differs from yours and whose means (strength, imagination, technique) are often too limited to help you effectively! What torment, to have your thinking and your fantasy tied down by another person!"  -  Alexander Alekhine

 

I cannot think that a player genuinely loving the game can get pleasure just from the number of points scored no matter how impressive the total. I will not speak of myself, but for the masters of the older generation, from whose games we learned, the aesthetic side was the most important.  -  Alexander Kotov

 

Without error there can be no brilliancy.  -  Emanuel Lasker

 

I believe in magic ... There is magic in the creative faculty such as great poets and philosophers conspicuously possess, and equally in the creative chessmaster.  -  Emanuel Lasker

 

The hallmark of the artist is simplicity.  -  Larry Evans

 

The Chess pieces are the block alphabet which shapes thoughts; and these thoughts, although making a visual design on the chessboard, express their beauty abstractly, like a poem.  -  Marcel Duchamp

 

The good thing in chess is that very often the best moves are the most beautiful ones. The beauty of logic. - Boris Gelfand