The Art of Chess

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H. Cox, 1905 - Chess - 459 pages
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An old, yet still very informative classic book.

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Page 354 - I. 1 P— K 4 P— K 4 2 Kt— KB 3 Kt— QB 3 3 B— B 4 B— B 4 Black may play 3 .... B — K 2 — Hungarian Defence.
Page 360 - Evans, 1 P— K 4, P — K 4; 2 Kt —KB 3, Kt — QB 3; 3 B — B 4, B— B 4; 4 P — QKt 4.
Page 447 - I. 1 P— Q 4 P— Q 4 2 P— QB 4 P— K 3 For what is called the Queen's Gambit, see VI.
Page 397 - Double Gambit, 3 P— Q Kt 4, B x Kt P ; 4 P— B 4, P x P ; 5 Kt — KB 3, P — Q 4, &c., makes about an even game. It is simpler for Black to decline it — to refuse the second Pawn by 4 .... P— Q 4. Then 5 P x QP (if 5 B x P, of...
Page xiii - Away went Gilpin, and away went postboy at his heels, The postboy's horse right glad to miss the lumbering of the wheels. Six gentlemen upon the road, thus seeing Gilpin fly, With postboy scampering in the rear, they raised the hue and cry : "Stop thief! stop thief! a highwayman!
Page 395 - ... Kt 4 ; 8 Kt x Kt, Q x B; 9 Kt— Q 4, Q — K Kt 4, and White is at some disadvantage. Then, again, if 5 Castles, Black replies 5 . . . . Kt x Kt, following with 6 .... Q — K 2, maintaining the Pawn. Or, he may continue 5 .... B — K 2, intending the kind of play ensuing upon 6 BxP + , or 6 Ktx Kt, already noticed. II. 1 P— K 4 P— K 4 2 B— B 4 B— B 4 establish a centre, after the manner of Philidor — 2 .... P — QB 3 ; 3 Q— K 2, Kt— KB 3; 4 P— B 4, &c. In this way White will...

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