The Chess world, Volume 3

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Page 79 - In the middle of one of his games, a false move was designedly made, which, after a great number of moves, he discovered, and placed the piece where it ought to have been at first.
Page 198 - ALTHOUGH I had a check, To give the mate is hard, For I have found a neck To keep my men in guard. And you that hardy are To give so great assay Unto a man of war, To drive his men away, I rede you take good heed And mark this foolish verse, For I will so provide That I will have your ferse.
Page 26 - B.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Kt. to KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt fourth 5.
Page 331 - While. (ALTER.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. P. to Q. fourth 3. Kt. to KB third 4. B. to QB fourth 5. Castles 6. P. to QB third 7.
Page 79 - Chess, without seeing the boards, beating two antagonists ; to either of whom he, though a first-rate player, could only give the advantage of a Knight when seeing the board. We shall add to this account a circumstance of which, we were eye-witnesses. In...
Page 198 - And when your ferse is had, And all your war is done, Then shall yourself be glad To end that you begun. For if by chance I win Your person in the field, Too late then come you in Yourself to me to yield. For I will use my power, As captain full of might; And such I will devour As use to show me spite. And for because you gave Me check in such degree, This vantage, lo, I have: Now check, and guard to thee.
Page 78 - Legalle once alked him, Whether he had never tried to play by memory, without feeing the board ?— Philidor replied, that as he had calculated moves, and even whole games at night in bed, he thought he could do it, and immediately played a game with the Abbe Chenard, which he...
Page 197 - mate' in the myd poynt of thu chekkere, With a poune errante, allas ! B.JO Ful craftier to pleye she was Than Athalus, that made the game First of the chesse, so was hys name.
Page 198 - L'ENVOY. Then rule with care, and quicke conceit, And fight with knowledge, as with force ; So beare a braine, to dash deceit, And work with reason and remorse. Forgive a fault when young men plaie, So give a mate, and go your way.
Page 40 - S.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Kt. to KB third 3. Kt. takes P. 4. Kt. to KB third 5. P. to Q.

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