Analysis of the Game of Chess: Illus. by Diagrams, on which are Marked the Situation of the Party for the Back-games and Ends of Parties

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T. and J. Allman, 1824 - Chess - 264 pages
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Page 37 - He has two reasons for playing this bishop : the first is, to push his queen's pawn, in order to make room for his king's bishop ; the second, to oppose it to your king's bishop, and get rid of him in time, according to the rule prescribed in the first party. 6. W. King's bishop to his queen's third square.
Page 124 - If he had played his queen any where else, she would have been cramped ; therefore he offers to change, that in case you refuse, he may place her at her third square, where she would be extremely well posted.
Page 264 - ... again in its place. VI. If you touch one of your adversary's pieces without saying J'adoube, he has a right to oblige you to take it ; and in case it was not prizable, you, who have touched it, must play your king, if you can.
Page 265 - Any pawn has the privilege of advancing two squares, at its first move: but, in this case, it may, in passing, be taken by any pawn which might have taken it if it had been pushed but one move.* XI.
Page 177 - Queen's pawn takes the pawn. your adversary would have attacked your king's bishop with his queen's knight, to oblige you to give him check ; and, in this case, he, playing his king to his bishop's second square, would have gained the move upon you, and a very good situation.
Page 72 - W. Bishop gives check. 12. B. Bishop covers the check. W. Bishop takes the bishop. 13. B. Queen takes the bishop. W. Queen's pawn one square. 14. B. Queen's bishop's pawn one square. He plays this pawn to cut off the communication of...
Page 265 - Every Pawn which has reached the eighth or last square of the Chessboard, 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. It follows, therefore, that he may have two or more Queens, three or more Rooks, Bishops, or Knights.
Page 250 - Queen to her king's castle's third square. B. King to adv. king's knight's square. 3. W. Queen gives check at her king's knight's third square. B. King to adv. king's castle's square. Being forced to take away your queen from that line, to make room for his king, you could never bring up your king in time; so it must be a drawn game. It is proper to observe, that the pawns of the two bishops and of the two...

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