music as "auditory cheesecake"
Isaac, when game is falling apart: "it's mostly fine."
another instance of my manic mind urging me to adopt an unlikely persona that would be discarded as soon as my self-loathing dicated that it should be
the problem with trying to solve your own psychological problems is that you're inside the delusion you're trying to diagnose
Paul Morphy: "The ability to play chess is the sign of a gentleman. The ability to play chess well is the sign of a wasted life."
In a way, it happens to everyone, with age - the volume of experience gets turned down.
hot chess grandmaster Sopika: