150+ Best Chess Quotes to improve your concentration

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Everyone wants to increase their focus, wants to increase their memory power, and wants to increase their planning skills. Well, you can do all these things by only playing the one game, that is, “Chess“.

Are you looking for some great chess quotes and captions? Then you are in the right place because today in this article we are going to provide you with some of the best chess quotes and captions so that you can use them in your Instagram posts as captions or share them on your favourite application, i.e., WhatsApp.

Some information about chess

Chess is basically a board game that can be played by two players only. Sometimes we prefer to call it International Chess or Western Chess in order to differentiate it from other board games. It originated in Spain in the 15th century. It essentially evolved from Chaturanga, an older Indian game. Nowadays, chess is one of the world’s most popular games.

Table of the Latest World Champions

NamesFrom(Country)Year and Place
Vladimir KramnikRussia2006 in Elista, Russia
Viswanathan AnandIndia2007 in Mexico City, Mexico
Viswanathan AnandIndia2008 in Bonn, Germany
Viswanathan AnandIndia2010 in Sofia, Bulgaria
Viswanathan AnandIndia2012 in Moscow, Russia
Magnus CarlsenNorway2013 in Chennai, India
Magnus CarlsenNorway2014 in Sochi, Russia
Magnus CarlsenNorway2016 in Newyork City, U.S.A
Magnus CarlsenNorway2018 in London, United Kingdom
Magnus CarlsenNorway2021 in Dubai, U.A.E
list Of last 10 Chess World Champions

Chess quotes

Chess quotes

“Your path is illuminated by the light, yet darkness lets the stars shine bright.”

“Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.” 

“Light must come from inside. You cannot ask the darkness to leave; you must turn on the light.”

“Light is the symbol of truth.”

I’m pretty much your average, energy-saving-light-bulbs-recycling citizen.

A light bulb creates an environment by its mere presence.

When my mood was high, I seemed normal, even buoyant.

“As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.”

“Give light and people will find the way.”

“Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.”

Chess Queen Quotes

Chess Queen Quotes

You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world.

“I might not be the brightest bulb in the chandelier, but I’m pretty good at getting most of the other bulbs to light up.”

To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.

It’s like someone jammed an electric light bulb in your face, and busted it.

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

I never once failed at making a light bulb. I just found out 99 ways not to make one.

If the light is in your heart, you will find your way home.

“We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine.”

I can’t stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.

I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.

Quotes about Chess

Quotes about Chess

Most people give off as much heat as a 100-watt bulb, but not as much light.

There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.

I went to a doctor and told him I felt normal on acid, that I was a light bulb in a world of moths. That is what the manic state is like.

How many Zen masters does it take to screw in a light bulb? The plum tree in the garden!

If you want the light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.

“Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.”

“The light shines in the darkness and the darkness comprehended it not.”

I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.

“It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.”

Keep a good head and always carry a light bulb.

Chess Quotes about Life

Chess Quotes about Life

If Edison was worried about his candle customers, he would have never invented the light bulb.

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” 

“When you possess light within, you see it externally.”

“We are indeed the light of the world — but only if our switch is turned on.”

“It’s not necessary to blow out your neighbor’s light to let your own shine.”

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.”

“No degree of worldly darkness can extinguish the glow of a soul’s inner light.”

“You may think your light is small, but it can make a huge difference in other people’s lives.”

“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.”

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.”

Chess not Checkers Quotes

Chess not Checkers Quotes

“Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.”

“We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.”

“Know that darkness is merely the absence of light. You can be the small candle that defeats the vast darkness.”

“An age is called “dark,” not because the light fails to shine but because people refuse to see it.”

 “Moons and years pass by and are gone forever, but a beautiful moment shimmers through life a ray of light.”

“The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.”

“The sun always shines above the clouds.”

“The sun shines on everybody. You’ve got to keep believing.”

“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.”

“If the light is in your heart, you will find your way home.”

Quotes on chess

Quotes on chess

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”

“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s a path without brightening our own.”

“Know that when you live joyfully, you radiate your light into the world.”

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.”

 “To see a candle’s light one must take it into a dark place.”

“Every little candle is a great knight fighting against the darkness!”

“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby.”

“Is there anything more loyal than the sun?”

“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”

Relationship Chess Quotes

Relationship Chess Quotes

“Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.”

“Fear grows in darkness; if you think there’s a bogeyman around, turn on the light.” 

“There they stand, the innumerable stars, shining in order like a living hymn, written in light.”

“We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us”

“Do not worry if all the candles in the world flicker and die. We have the spark that starts the fire.”

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t.”

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” 

I can’t stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.

To me, lighting really sets the mood for a room.

“One idea lights a thousand candles.”

Paul Morphy Chess Quotes

Paul Morphy Chess Quotes

“You can curse the darkness or light a candle. The choice is yours.”

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” 

 “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”

“Those who fear the darkness have no idea what the light can do.” 

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, 

“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.”

“It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.”

“Deep into that darkness peering long, stood there wondering fearing to doubt.”

“There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on.”

“When darkness falls, beauty is lit from within.”

Strong woman Chess Queen Quotes

Strong woman Chess Queen Quotes

“Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.”

“Education is the movement from darkness to light.”

“It is often in the darkest skies that we see the brightest stars.”

“I have learned things in the dark that I could never have learned in the light”

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness.”

Chess Organization and Recognization

Since the late 19th century, all the competitions in chess have been governed by FIDE(International Chess Federation). “Wilhelm Steinitz,” the first World Chess Champion, was crowned in 1886. It was the first time chess got recognised by the world. It was found that many aspects of art are found in the formation of chess, and chess has some very mysterious connections with other fields such as mathematics, computer science, and psychology.

The Chess Board Explained

The chess board consists of 64 square blocks, 8 rows and 8 columns. At the beginning, only 32 blocks are in use, and after the game starts, all blocks can be occupied. These blocks are squared in shape and generally use two colors; one is light and one is dark in a chequered pattern. It is also patterned in such a way that each player’s left corner is a dark square. The columns of this board are known as files, the rows are known as ranks, and the lines joining the same coloured squares are known as diagonals.

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Some Basic FAQ’s

Q1. Can chess be won in 2 moves?

Ans. While playing chess, you will come to know about something called “Fool’s Mate“. It is the checkmate delivered after the two possible moves from the game’s starting position. It is also known as the “two-move checkmate.” This can only be achieved if the black side gives the checkmate to the white in the second move with the queen.

Q2. Is chess all about IQ?

Ans. No, according to numerous studies, an average person can play chess more efficiently than people with high IQs. 

Q3. What are the Ten main and important rules in chess?

Ans. The main rules are:-
1. Start with a CENTER PAWN
2. Develop with dangers 
3. Knights come before Bishops
4. Don’t move the same piece twice.
5. Make as few PAWN moves as possible in the opening.
6. Don’t bring out your queen too early.
7. Castle as quickly as possible, preferably on the King’s Side. 
8. Always play in order to gain control of the center.
9. Try to maintain at least single PAWN in the center.
10. Don’t sacrifice without a clear and adequate reason.

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