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Life's too short for chess.

Author: Henry J. Byron

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The chess pieces are the block alphabet which shapes thoughts; and these thoughts, although making a visual design on the chess-board, express their beauty abstractly, like a poem... I have come to the personal conclusion that while all artists are not chess players, all chess players are artists.

Author: Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)

Profession: French Artist

I am still a victim of chess. It has all the beauty of art -- and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position.

Author: Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)

Profession: French Artist

Women, by their nature, are not exceptional chess players: they are not great fighters.

Author: Gary Kasparov

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Chess is ruthless: you've got to be prepared to kill people.

Author: Nigel Short

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