Analysis of the Game of Chess

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P. Elmsly, 1790 - Chess - 406 pages
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Having a facsimile of an earlier edition, I have found most errors contained in it corrected here. Also the move descriptions are more concise in this edition.
For example: The king's bishop at
his queen's bishop's fourth square.
is now: The K.B. at his Q.B. fourth square.

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Page 72 - K. pawn without examining thoroughly any combination : the great number of moves which arise and succeed each other every instant in this party, very possibly may have...
Page 31 - His queen's pawn (now become his king's) appears to have the same advantage of having no opposition from your pawns to make a queen ; however, the difference is great, because his pawn being entirely separated...
Page 15 - ... the strength of your game consisting in your pawns, the breaking of them would give him the attack, and probably make you lose the game.
Page 79 - This is a very bad retreat for your knight ; but if you had attacked his rook, your piece would have been forced. It is the adverse king. played to his second square, on the seventh move, that has thrown your game into so perplexing a situation. (e) Had he given double check with his knight, you would have won a piece by removing your king ; and if he had exchanged queens, you would have put an end to his attack.

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