Bobby Fischer Quotes

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Bobby Fischer Quotes

Nothing eases suffering like human touch.
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Nothing eases suffering like human touch.

— Bobby Fischer

All that matters on the chessboard is good moves.

— Bobby Fischer

I hate ready-made suits, button-down collars, and sports shirts.

— Bobby Fischer

There are too many Jews in chess. They seem to have taken away the class of the game. They don't seem to dress so nicely. That's what I don't like.

— Bobby Fischer

I don't listen to weakies.

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I consider myself to be a genius who happens to play chess.

— Bobby Fischer

I don't believe in psychology. I believe in good moves

— Bobby Fischer

When I used to go to the Manhattan Chess Club back in the fifties, I met a lot of old-timers there who knew Capablanca, because he used to come around to the Manhattan club in the forties - before he died in the early forties. They spoke about Capablanca with awe. I have never seen people speak about any chess player like that, before or since.

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As Olafsson showed me, White can win ... It's hard to believe. I stayed up all night analysing, finally convicing myself, and, incidentally, learning a lot about Rook and Pawn endings in the process.

— Bobby Fischer

The turning point in my career came with the realization that Black should play to win instead of just steering for equality.

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I would rather be free in my mind, and be locked up in a prison cell, than to be a coward and not be able to say what I want.

— Bobby Fischer

I am the best player in the world and I am here to prove it

— Bobby Fischer

Don't even mention losing to me. I can't stand to think of it

— Bobby Fischer

He is the so-called father of the modern school of chess; before him, the King was considered a weak piece and players set out to attack the King directly. Steinitz claimed that the King was well able to take care of itself, and ought not to be attacked until one had some other positional advantage. He understood more about the use of squares than Morphy and contributed a great deal more to chess theory.

— Bobby Fischer

When I win, I'll put my title on the line every year, maybe even twice. I'll give players a chance to beat me.

— Bobby Fischer

There was open collusion between the Russian players. They agreed ahead of time to draw the games they played against each other. Every time they drew they gave each other half a point.

— Bobby Fischer

It's little quirks like this that could make life difficult for a chess machine.

— Bobby Fischer

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