A Handbook of Chess

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Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1860 - Chess - 89 pages
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Page 15 - Pawn which has reached the eighth or last square of the Chess-board, must be immediately exchanged for a Queen, or any other piece the player may think fit, even though all the pieces remain on the board.
Page 71 - White. Black. 1. P. to K. 4. 1. P. to K. 4. 2. K. Kt. to B. 3. 2. Q. Kt. to B. 3. 3- P. to Q. 4.
Page 64 - White. Black. 1. P. to K. 4. 1. P. to K. 4. 2. P. to KB 4, 2. P. takes P. 3. K. Kt. to B. 3. 3. P. to K. Kt. 4. 4. KB to QB 4. 4.
Page 50 - White. Black. 1 P. to K. 4 1 P. to K. 4 2 K. Kt. to B. 3 and now Black moves — 2 P.
Page 47 - I see. WHITE BLACK (Dr Lasker) (Capablanca) 1. P to K 4 1. P to K 4 2.
Page 54 - Black. 6 Castles 6 P. to Q. 3* 7 P. to Q. 4 7 P. takes P. 8 P. takes P. 8 B. to Q. Kt 3 9 QB to Q.
Page 13 - E.'s 2 sq. Stalemate is that position of the King in which, though not in check, he cannot move without going into check. Stalemate is a drawn game. It must be understood, however, that stalemate is not effected, while the player attacked has any other piece or pawn to move. Smothered Mate is a term employed when the King is so surrounded by his own men that he cannot escape the attack of the adverse Knight. DBAWN GAME. — If neither player can checkmate his opponent, the result is a drawn game....
Page 58 - PAWN'S GAMBIT. This is an opening seldom adopted, but it is interesting as exhibiting another variety in our noble game. It commences thus : — 'White. Black. 1 P. to K. 4 1 P. to K. 4 2 P. to KB 4 2 P.
Page 15 - ... which he can give check, and his opponent can only parry one check by affording an opportunity for another. If the first player then persists in the repetition of these particular checks, the game must be abandoned as drawn. (See Diagram No. 10.) Doubled Pawn. — When two pawns of the same color are on the same file, the front one is called a doubled pawn.
Page 75 - GAMBIT. 1 P. tO K. 4 2 Q. Kt. to B. 3 3 KB to QB 4 4 B.

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