Joe Summers has developed this club into a reliable
place to play tournaments.
Lew Hucks won the 2013 Catonsville Chess Club Championship with a score of 4.5-0.5; while making expert
for the second time in fifty years!
Viktor Moskalenko: "Those who have no time to study,
and who do not have an opinion of their own, follow the fashion."
Andras Adorjan: "...never keep your Queen if you can give it away!"
From Leif Johannessen's preface to The Ruy Lopez: A Guide for
Black comes a quote of Emanuel Lasker: "Chess is only a game and not to be classed with business, science,
technology, not to speak of religion, philosophy or the arts. No one desires to see players devote to chess such time as they
need for serious purposes." Ooops!
Jan Pinski says, "3...Nf6 was already
played in 15th century, which makes the Two Knights defence for chess what Rome is for the Western civilization!"
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