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“In chess there are only 2 styles – good, leading to victory, and bad, leading to defeat”

- Mikhail Chigorin

"Every cramped position already bears the germ of defeat"

- Siegbert Tarrasch

"Chess strategy ought not to seek the possibility of brilliant combinations, but on the contrary ought to fight against them and prevent them by solid and not brilliant means "

- Wilhelm Steinitz

"The ability to combine skillfully, the capacity to find in each given position the most expedient move, is the quickest way to execute a well-conceived plan, and is in fact the only principle in the game of chess"

- Mikhail Chigorin

“The correct method of play is the accumulation of small advantages”

- Wilhelm Steinitz