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Max Euwe Quotes: Poor Capablanca! Thou wert a brilliant technician, but no philosopher. Thou wert not capable of believing that in chess, another style could be victorious than the absolutely correct one.
         

Poor Capablanca! Thou wert a brilliant technician, but no philosopher. Thou wert not capable of believing that in chess, another style could be victorious than the absolutely correct one.


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Alekhine is a poet who creates a work of art out of something that would hardly inspire another man to send home a picture post card.



I honestly feel very humble when I study Capablanca's games.

I honestly feel very humble when I study Capablanca's games.



Alekhine's real genius is in the preparation and construction of a position, long before combinations or mating attacks come into consideration at all.

Alekhine's real genius is in the preparation and construction of a position, long before combinations or mating attacks come into consideration at all.



The 'chess machine', by which admiring title he had been known, revealed the great drawback of a machine: it had not sufficient flexibility to adapt itself to altered circumstances.

The 'chess machine', by which admiring title he had been known, revealed the great drawback of a machine: it had not sufficient flexibility to adapt itself to altered circumstances.



The essence of Capablanca's greatness is his rare talent for avoiding all that can complicate or confuse the conflict.

The essence of Capablanca's greatness is his rare talent for avoiding all that can complicate or confuse the conflict.





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