Last Words


When you look at them, kneel down or crouch in such a way that you can look through the glass stright into their faces and look them in the eye. You will see human beings across the passage of time. They have remarkable quality. They speak to you. (on the Isle of Lewis Pieces)  -  British Museum curator Irving Finkel


And I, dear reader, since this is the last game we shall share, must say au revoir, and hope that somehow, somewhere (as I now lie upon my death bed) we shall have fun once more together - even if only with a King's Gambit - out of love.  -  Tony Santasiere


'King of chess' … what Emanuel Lasker whispered to his wife before he died ...


I leave this to you.  -  Bobby Fischer