The Chess Player's Chronicle

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R. Hastings, 1862 - Chess

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Page 198 - If a player make a false move — that is, either by playing a man of his own to a square to which it cannot be legally moved, or by capturing an adverse man by a move which cannot be legally made — he must, at the choice of his opponent, and according to the case, either move his own man legally, capture the man legally, or move any other man legally moveable.
Page 198 - If a player hold a man in his hand, undecided on which square to play it, his adversary may require him to replace it until he has decided on its destination ; that man, however, must be moved. If a player, when it is his turn to play, touch with his hand (except accidentally or in castling) more than one of his own men, he must play any one of them legally movable that his opponent selects.
Page 197 - If, at any time in the course of a game, it is found that the men were not properly placed, or that one or more of them were omitted at the beginning, the game in question must be annulled. If at any time it is discovered that a man has been dropped off the board, and moves have been made during its absence, such moves shall be retracted, and the man restored.
Page 197 - TOUCH AND MOVE. A player must never touch any of the men except when it is his turn to play, or except when he touches a man for the purpose of adjusting it ; in which latter case he must, before touching it, say, "I adjust," or words to that effect. A player who touches with his hand (except accidentally) one of his own men when it is his turn to play, must move it, if it can be legally moved, unless, before touching it, he say "I adjust," as above ; and a player who touches one of his adversary's...
Page 198 - If, under the same circumstances, he touch two or more of the adversary's men, he must capture whichever of them his antagonist chooses, provided it can be legally taken. If it happen that, none of the men so touched can be moved or captured, the offender must move his King ; but if the King cannot be legally moved, there shall be no penalty.
Page 141 - MACKENZIE.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Kt. to KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4.
Page 198 - A player is not bound to enforce a penalty. A penalty can only be enforced by a player before he has touched a man in reply. Should he touch a man in reply in consequence of a false or illegal move of his opponent, or a false cry of check, he shall not be compelled to move that man, and his right to enforce a penalty shall remain.
Page 178 - Kt. fifth (ch.) 7. Kt. takes P. 8. B. to Q. second 9. Q. takes Kt. 10. Castles (QR) 11. P. to QR third 12. Kt. to Q. Kt. square 13. Q. Kt. takes Q. 14. P. to KR third 15. Kt. takes B. 16. R. takes R. 17. R. takes R. (check) 18. Kt. to Q. fourth 19. P. to QB...
Page 199 - If he touch the rook first, he must not quit it before having touched the king ; or his opponent may claim the move of the rook as a complete move. When the odds of either rook or both rooks are given, the player giving the odds shall be allowed to move his king as in castling, and as though the rooks were on the board.
Page 17 - KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt. fourth 5. P. to QB third 6. Castles 7. P. to Q. fourth 8. P. takes P. 9. P. to Q. fifth 10.

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