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" Among the few general rules that can be given you should bear in mind, that it is generally better to keep your men in the middle of the board, than to play them to the side squares, — as, in the latter case, one-half of their power is curtailed. And... "
The People's Draughts Book - Page 27
1847 - 40 pages
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Bohn's New Hand-book of Games

Henry George Bohn, G. Walker, J. Sturges - Games - 1850 - 652 pages
...play them to the side squares, — as, in the latter case, one-half of their power is curtailed. And when you have once gained an advantage in the number...your pieces you increase the proportion by exchanges ; but in forcing them you must take care not to damage your position. If you are a chess-player, you...
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The American Hoyle, Or Gentleman's Hand-book of Games: Containing All the ...

William Brisbane Dick, Edmond Hoyle - Card games - 1864 - 507 pages
...play them to the side squares, — as, in the latter case, one-half of their power is curtailed. And when you have once gained an advantage in the number...your pieces, you increase the proportion by exchanges ; but in forcing them, you must take care not to damage your position. If you are a chess-player, you...
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The hand-book of games: comprising new or carefully revised treatises on ...

H.G. Bohn - Card games - 1867 - 617 pages
...play them to the side squares, — as, in the latter case, one-half of their power is curtailed. And when you have once gained an advantage in the number...your pieces you increase the proportion by exchanges ; but in forcing them you must take care not to damage your position. If you are a chess-player, you...
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Hoyle's Games: Containing All the Modern Methods of Playing the Latest and ...

Thomas Frere, Edmond Hoyle - Card games - 1875 - 365 pages
...to play them to the side squares, us, in the latter case, one-halt' of their power is curtailed. And when you have once gained an advantage in the number...your pieces you increase the proportion by exchanges; but in forcing them you must take care not to damage your position, ll you are a chess-player, you...
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The Standard Hoyle: A Complete Guide and Reliable Authority Upon All Games ...

Card games - 1887 - 532 pages
...to play them to the side squares, as, -in the latter case, one-half of their power is curtailed And when you have once gained an advantage in the number...your pieces, you increase the proportion by exchanges ; but in forcing them you must take care not to damage your position. If you are a chess player, you...
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The Book of Table Games

Hoffmann (Professor) - Backgammon - 1894 - 628 pages
...generally better to keep your men in the middle of the board than to play them to the side squares, as in the latter case one-half of their power is curtailed....pieces, you increase the proportion by exchanges, but in forcing them you must take care not to damage your position. Open your game at all times upon...
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The Complete Hoyle's Games

Edmond Hoyle, Lawrence Hawkins Dawson - Games - 1950 - 480 pages
...generally better to keep your men in the middle of the board than to play them to the side squares, as in the latter case one-half of their power is curtailed....pieces, you increase the proportion by exchanges, but in forcing them you must take care not to damage your position. Open your game at all times upon...
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