The Chess Player's Chronicle, Volume 4

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J. Sampson, 1880
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Page 72 - CHESS PRAXIS. A Supplement to the Chess Player's Handbook:. Containing all the most important modern improvements in the Openings, illustrated by actual Games ; a Revised Code of Chess Laws ; and a Selection of Mr. Morphy's Games in England and France.
Page 72 - CHESS PRAXIS. A Supplement to the Chess Player's Handbook. Containing all the most important modern improvements in the Openings, illustrated by actual Games; a Revised Code of Chess Laws ; and a Selection of Mr. Morphy'e Games in England and France.
Page 164 - CHESS PRAXIS. A Supplement to the Chess Player's Handbook. Containing all the most important modern improvements in the Openings, illustrated by actual Games; a Revised Code of Chess Laws ; and a Selection of Mr. Morphy's Games in England and
Page 199 - The Game of the Chesse," the First Book printed in England by WILLIAM CAXTON, reproduced in facsimile from a copy in the British Museum ; with a few Remarks on Caxton's Typographical Productions, by VINCENT FIGGINS. 4to, pp 184, with 23 curious
Page 203 - A player may call upon his opponent to draw the game, or to mate him within fifty moves on each side, whenever his opponent persists in repeating a particular check, or series of checks, or the same line of play, or whenever he has a King alone on the board, or King and Queen \ King
Page 203 - and in all analogous cases ; and whenever one player considers that his opponent can force the game, or that neither side can win it, he has the right of submitting the case to the umpire or bystanders, who shall decide whether it is one for the fifty move counting ; should he not
Page 216 - CHESS PLAYER'S HANDBOOK. A Popular and Scientific Introduction to the Game of Chess, exemplified in Games actually Played by the Greatest Masters, and Illustrated by numerous Diagrams of Original and Remarkable Positions.
Page 127 - good drubbing he gave him at Chess, begs that he will accept the living of , worth £400 per annum ; and that he will wait upon his grace the Duke of Newcastle on Friday next, to thank him for the same.
Page 127 - see if I cannot beat you." The day continuing rainy, the duke accepted his offer; when his antagonist played so much better, that he won every game. This was so far from fretting the duke, that he was pleased to meet a man who could give so much entertainment at his favourite game. He

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