The Gazette - February 2021

Edited by Julie Leonard
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Mark Kirkham has kindly sent in some chess quotes for us this time! He says:

The introduction to Simon Williams’ book “The Killer Dutch” begins with a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson:

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

Later Simon says:

One of my favourite quotes on the Dutch was made by top Grandmaster Artur Yusupov. “The problem with the Dutch is that Black very often in the middlegame finds that his best available move is f5-f7.”

Mark comments:

The book is full of other people's sayings that Simon considers relevant to the chess material at each point. It is available from Everyman in the usual electronic formats.