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advance advantage appears attack better Bishop Black Castles Chess Club Chess World Congress continued defence drawn eighth check equal fifth check fifth Kt fifth Q fourth check fourth Kt fourth Q Gambit give interesting K. B. fifth King King's Knight Kolisch lead lose match meeting Messrs move Neumann opening Paris Pawn pieces play and mate player position present prize Problem Q. B. fourth Q. B. second Q. B. seventh Q. B. square Q. B. third Q. B. third Kt Q. R. to Q Queen remark reply result Rook second Kt second Q seems seventh check side sixth square Kt square Q Steinitz taken takes Kt takes P. P. takes Q takes Q. B. P. takes Q. P. third 12 third Kt third Q Tournament Tourney variations White to play wins
Page 71 - K. fourni 2. Kt. to KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt. fourth 5.
Page 364 - It is a representative contest, a bloodless combat, an image, not only of actual military operations, but of that greater warfare which every son of the earth, from the cradle to the grave, is continually waging, the battle of life. Its virtues are as innumerable as the sands of African Sahara. It heals the mind in sickness, and exercises it in health. It is rest to the overworked intellect, and relaxation to the fatigued body. It lessens the grief of the mourner, and heightens the enjoyment of the...
Page 58 - The pieces are also of one uniform colour as they are used, at pleasure, by either party as his own, after being captured from the adversary. They are of various sizes, are long and wedgeshaped, being at the same time sharpened from side to side, in front, and the name of each piece is inscribed upon it, both the original and the one assumed, upon being reversed.
Page x - ... about the roof and through the windows of the well-known Chinese Museum. At the east end of this building, nearest to the fire, our friend had dwelt for many years. Struggling through the dense crowd, we entered the lower hall, and, passing to the far end, reached the foot of a small back staircase. The landing above us was concealed by a curtain of thick smoke, now and then alive, as it were, with quick tongues of writhing flame. To ascend was impossible ; already the fire was about him.
Page 88 - IP to K. fourth 2 P. to KB fourth 3. B to QB fourth 4. K. to- B. square 5.
Page 58 - Kin-shio, as the Oho-shio, except that he cannot move diagonally backward. Neither of the above are ever reversed or acquire different powers ; but all the pieces below may be reversed, (at the option of the player,) when they move to or from any square, in any of the adversary's three first rows, and thereby they acquire different powers, as well as different names.
Page 152 - G я ist. 1. P. to K. fourth 2. P. to KB fourth 3. Kt. to KB third 4. B. to QB fourth 5.
Page x - ... o'clock. The east roof of the National Theatre was a mass of whirling flames, the front of the Girard House was on fire. A dozen dwellings were blazing fiercely, and the smoke and flames were already curling in eddies about the roof and through the windows of the well-known Chinese Museum. At the east end of this building, nearest to the fire, our friend had dwelt for many years. Struggling through the dense crowd, we entered the lower hall, and, passing to the far end, reached the foot of a...
Page 71 - KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt. fourth 5. P. to QB third 6. P. to Q. fourth 7. Castles 8. P. takes P. 9. P. to Q. fifth 10.
Page 135 - Kolisch.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Kt. to KB third 3. Kt. takes KP 4. Kt. to KB third 5. P. to Q. fourth 6.