Garry Kasparov


Garry Kasparov Quotes

  • ''When your house is on fire, you can't be bothered with the neighbors. Or, as we say in chess, if your king is under attack you don't worry about losing a pawn on the queen's side.''
    Gary Kasparov (b. 1963), Russian chess player. interview in Observer, Observer (London, Dec. 3, 1989). Of Mikhail Gorbachev's attitude to changes in Eastern Europe.
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  • ''Women, by their nature, are not exceptional chess players: they are not great fighters.''
    Gary Kasparov (b. 1963), Russian chess player. Times (London, Oct. 9, 1990).

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