Wilhelm Steinitz was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894. He was also a highly influential writer and chess theoretician.
I have never in my life played the French Defence, which is the dullest of...
Fame, I have already. Now I need the money.
When you have an advantage, you are obliged to attack; otherwise you are...
A win by an unsound combination, however showy, fills me with artistic horror.
Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of...
Only the player with the initiative has the right to attack.
A sacrifice is best refuted by accepting it.
Chess is not for timid souls.
Chess is intellectual gymnastics.
In a typical history book, black Americans are mentioned in the context of slavery or civil rights. There's so much more to the story.