Mihajlova,Diana’s Art on Chessbase


Here is some chess passion from Budapest artist(and chessplayer) Mihajlova,Diana. For the complete article see Chess is Art!! 

Mihajlovava,Diana-Photo by Chessbase


‘The fifteen paintings on the theme of chess, which are the subject of this article, were created over a three-year period intercepted with long breaks of playing chess, writing about chess, organising tournaments, travelling and daydreaming. By now, they are disconcertingly longing for prospective tender owners.

I take it literally, when Alekhine says: ‘Chess is art’. In my mental capacity, I can only see chess as art. I could relate to it as a language, too, and also, I agree with Paul Morphy when he says that ‘Chess is eminently and emphatically the philosopher’s game’. Naturally, mathematics, logic, science, sport are all part of it, but they do not touch my sensibility. Jose Raul Capablanca gave his own definition: “Chess is something more than a game. It is an intellectual diversion which has certain artistic qualities and many scientific elements.”(more)


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Posted on April 28, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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