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The fact that a player is very short of time is, to my mind, as little to be considered as an excuse as, for instance, the statement of the law-breaker that he was drunk at the moment he committed the crime.
Chess for me is not a game, but an art. Yes, and I take upon myself all those responsibilities which an art imposes on its adherents.
As a rule, so-called "positional" sacrifices are considered more difficult, and therefore more praise-worthy, than those which are based exclusively on an exact calculation of tactical possibilities.
With his death, we have lost a very great chess genius whose like we'll never see again.
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October 31, 1892
March 24, 1946
Alexander Aleksandrovich Alekhine was a Russian and French chess grandmaster and the fourth World Chess Champion. He is widely considered one of the greatest chess players ever.
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