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Siegbert Tarrasch (1862 – 1934)


Leading chess player.
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Siegbert Tarrasch
In tournaments it is not enough to be a connoisseur of chess; one must also play well.
Tarrasch quotes
To acquire a reputation of being a dashing player at the cost of losing a game.
Tarrasch
Before the endgame, the Gods have placed the middle game.




Tarrasch Siegbert quotes
Like Ruso could not compose without his cat beside him, I without my King's Bishop cannot play chess. Without its presence, to me the game feels lifeless and cold. The vitalizing factor is missing, and I can devise no way of attack.
Tarrasch Siegbert
Up to this point White has been following well-known analysis, but now he makes a fatal error - he beings to use his own head.
Siegbert Tarrasch quotes
Chess, like love, like music, has the power to make men happy.
Siegbert Tarrasch
From Anderssen I learned the art of making combinations; from Tarrasch I learned how advantageously to avoid making them.
Tarrasch Siegbert quotes
One doesn't have to play well, it's enough to play better than your opponent.
Tarrasch
Many have become Chess Masters, no one has become the Master of Chess.
Tarrasch Siegbert
The beauty of a move lies not in its appearance but in the thought behind it.
Siegbert Tarrasch
He who fears an isolated Queen's Pawn should give up Chess.




Siegbert Tarrasch quotes
Mistrust is the most necessary characteristic of the Chess player.
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