Westminster Papers: A Monthly Journal of Chess, Whist, Games of Skill and the Drama, Volume 9

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1877 - Chess

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Page 225 - If a player, who has rendered himself liable to have the highest or lowest of a suit called, fail to play as desired, or if when called on to lead one suit, lead another, having in his hand one or more cards of that suit demanded, he incurs the penalty of a revoke.
Page 215 - Each essay must be designated by a motto and accompanied by a sealed envelope, bearing the same motto, and enclosing the name and address of the author. The essay receiving the prize will become the property of the society for publication. Others will be returned on application. Essays should be sent to the Literature Committee. Room 315 McPhee Building, Denver, Colorado.
Page 136 - ... 58. If a player, or players, under the impression that the game is lost — or won — or for other reasons — • throw his or their cards on the table face upwards, such cards are exposed, and liable to be called, each player's by the adversary ; but should one player alone retain his hand, he cannot be forced to abandon it.
Page 7 - Then rule with care, and quicke conceit, And fight with knowledge as with force ; So beare a braine, to dash deceit, And worke with reason and remorse. Forgive a fault when young men plaie, So give a mate, and go your way.
Page 136 - ... on the table ; or if either the revoking player or his partner, whether in his right turn or otherwise, lead or play to the following trick.
Page 136 - If all four players throw their cards on the table face upwards, the hands are abandoned; and no one can again take up his cards. Should this general exhibition show that the game might have been saved, or won, neither claim can be entertained, unless a revoke be established.
Page 15 - If the younger hand elect to look at them, the elder hand is also entitled to see them, after he has named the suit he will first lead, or has led a card. If the younger hand elect not to look at them, neither player has a right to see them.
Page 220 - MINCHIN. 1 P to K 4 2 Kt to KB 3 3 B to B 4 4 P to Q Kt 4...
Page 28 - Of WHIST or CRIBBAGE mark th' amusing game — The Partners changing, but the SPORT the same. Else would the Gamester's anxious ardour cool, " Dull every deal, and stagnant every pool. — Yet must one Man, with one unceasing Wife, Play the LONG RUBBER of connubial life.
Page 7 - A Secret many yeeres vnseene, In play at Chesse, who knowes the game, First of the King, and then the Queene, Knight, Bishop, Rooke, and so by name, Of euerie Pawne I will descrie, The nature with the qualitie.

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