Boris Spassky Quotes

When you play Bobby, it is not a question if you win or lose. It is a question if you survive. Boris Spassky

There is only one thing Fischer does in chess without pleasure: lose! Boris Spassky

Chess is like life. Boris Spassky

My best time was when I was moving to become champion. Boris Spassky

He was an individual and so was I. Today, these players have coaches, physicians, cooks, psychologists, and parapsychologists. The championship has become a fight between two big collective farms. Boris Spassky (on Fischer)

Chess, with all its philosophical depth, its aesthetic appeal, is first of all a game in the best sense of the word; a game in which are revealed your intellect, character, will. Boris Spassky