Sissa, Volume 7

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1853 - Chess
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Page 119 - ... deux sur la seconde, quatre sur la troisième, et ainsi de suite, par une progression géométrique.
Page 167 - Après tant de peine endurée ; Et bien soit à son père aussi , Car sans père il ne fût ici. Tel est du ciel la loi sévère , Qu'il faut qu'un enfant ait un père; On dit même que quelquefois Tel enfant en a jusqu'à trois ; Et qui n'en voudroit rien rabattre En pourrait compter jusqu'à quatre.
Page 209 - That, immediately upon the challenge being accepter1, each party shall deposit not less than one-fourth of the amount of his stake in the hands of a stakeholder, to be appointed by the friends of the players, and the remaining three-fourths before beginning the match. " 7th. That the meetings for play take place twice a week ; and that one game, at least, be finished at a sitting. " 8th. That the play commence at eleven o'clock in the forenoon ; that either party not being present within half an...
Page 209 - ¡ihrond, that the stake on each side shall be not less than £250. (The object of proposing a large stake in this case is to secure to the party who leaves his country to play, some remuneration for the serious loss of time, as well as for the expenses of travelling, &c. to which he must be subjected.) 2nd. If the challenge is taken up by a player resident in this country, that tho amount of stake on each side shall be from £100 to £250, at the choice of that party.
Page 209 - ... in the hands of a stakeholder, to be appointed by the friends of the players, and the remaining three-fourths before beginning the match. " 7th. That the meetings for play take place twice a week ; and that one game, at least, be finished at a sitting. " 8th. That the play commence at eleven o'clock in the forenoon ; that either party not being present within half an hour of the appointed time, shall forfeit two guineas for each absence ; and if absent on four consecutive days of play, shall...
Page 209 - With the view to maintain the interest in chess во generally exhibited at the present time, Mr. Staunton proposes to play a match, of the best of twenty-one games with any player in the world upon the following terms: — "1st. If the acceptor of the challenge be resident abroad, that the stake on each side shall be not less than £250. (The object of proposing a large stake in this case, is to secure to the party who leaves his country to play some...
Page 209 - PLAYKR. before engaging in a contest of such importance, the match shall be commenced in the month of October in the present year. 6th. That, immediately upon the challenge being accepted, each party shall deposit not less than one-fourth of the amount of his...
Page 209 - ... £250, at the choice of that party. 3rd. That the match be played in a private hotel, and to prevent the attention of the combatants being distracted by an influx of lookers-on, that not more than three friends of each player be permitted to be present. 4th. That an arrangement, either according to the plan suggested in the " Chess Player's Chronicle
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