Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess, modern players like to take the initiative. Usually they are poor defenders though.
I don't want ever to be champion again.
We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema - some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
When you play Bobby, it is not a question if you win or lose. It is a question if you survive.
Nowadays the dynamic element is more important in chess - players more often sacrifice material to obtain dynamic compensation.
When I am in form, my style is a little bit stubborn, almost brutal. Sometimes I feel a great spirit of fight which drives me on.
In my country, at that time, being a champion of chess was like being a King. At that time I was a King - and when you are King you feel a lot of responsibility, but there is nobody there to help you.
We were like bishops of opposite color.
I try to help developing junior chess. When I lived in USSR, I got a lot of free help from very good coaches - now I am trying to repay that debt.
Nowadays it would be reasonable to have an annual world championship.
Recently I saw Kasparov and he looked to me as still young and potent champion.
The place of chess in the society is closely related to the attitude of young people towards our game.
Time control directly influences the quality of play.
The Soviet Union was an exception, but even there chess players were not rich. Only Fischer changed that.
I think that the World Champion should try to defend the quality of play more than anyone else.
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