Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back into the same box. Italian proverb
It is one of man’s curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them. Joseph Marie De Maistre
No one ever won a chess game by betting on each move. Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward. Amar Gopal Bose
What a strange game. The only winning move is not to play. Anon–On war games
Competition is what keeps me playing the psychological warfare of matching skill against skill and wit against wit. Lou Brock
Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake. Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower–Chess master
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game. Goethe
The new Moon in Sagittarius happens on November 25 and is a partial solar eclipse which happens just hours after Mercury goes retrograde. This is the first of two eclipses, the second one will be on December 10, in Gemini, and will be a total lunar eclipse.