A fairy piece invented by C.D. Locock that moves like the Queen but halts at the square before the first man bars its path.
Quotes of the Day
In one game it is too difficult to play both for win and draw simultaneously.
Mihail Tal 1969
To Put It Mildly, I Have Not a Bit of Respect For Topalov
Vladimir Kramnik 2015
” Oh, those exclamation points! How they erode the innocent soul of the amateur, removing all hope of allowing him to examine another player’s ideas critically!”
In order to become a grandmaster class player whose understanding of chess is superior to the thousands of ordinary players, you have to develop within yourself a large number of qualities, the qualities of an artistic creator, a calculating practitioner, a cold calm competitor.
Fischer was the first to send me a telegram when I was in Amsterdam after I had defected, saying ‘Congratulations on the correct move’.
Vikor Kortchnoi 1986 NIC