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adjudication attack B-Kt B—Kt Battersea Bishop Black Blackburne BxKt Castles championship Chess Association City of London contest defeated defence diagram draw Evans Gambit George's Herr Lasker K R—Q sq K—Kt sq K—R sq King Knight Kt sq Kt x Kt Kt-B Kt-K Kt-Q Kt—B Kt—K B Kt—Kt Kt—Q Kt—R KtxB KtxP leather lock Ludgate Circus match mates in three Messrs North London opponent P—K B P—K R P—Kt P—Q B P—Q Kt P—Q R Pawn piece Pillsbury play Position after Black's prize problem PxKt Q Kt Q x Kt Q-Kt Q—Kt Queen Queen's Gambit Declined R—K B R—K sq R—Kt R—Q B sq Resigns result Rook Ruy Lopez score Showalter solution solvers Steinitz Tchigorin three moves Tournament tourney White mates winner wins
Page 446 - A player may at any time call upon his adversary to mate him within fifty moves (move and reply being counted as one). If by the expiration of such fifty moves no piece or Pawn has been captured, nor Pawn moved, nor mate given, a draw can then be obtained.
Page 5 - IN STATU QUO CHESS. This invention supplies a want felt by all Chess players. The IN STATU QUO board is so contrived that the Game may at any time be discontinued, and the board folded and placed in its case without the men being disturbed.
Page 314 - AND was the day of my delight As pure and perfect as I say ? The very source and fount of Day Is dashed with wandering isles of night.
Page 60 - But be this as it may, there can be no doubt that the personified Abraxas was meant as a symbol of the sun.
Page 44 - CHESS-BOARD is so contrived that the game may at any period be discontinued, and the board folded and placed in its case without the Chessmen being disturbed.
Page 30 - Q's 5th? At once Kt. to Kt's sq., to be speedily followed by P. to Kt's 3d and P. to K. B 's 4th, would have given the matter another and perhaps very different complexion.] [Footnote E: ... The difference is in favor of the young American representative, who presses it fully.] [Footnote F: Manifestly weakening. The Russian champion feels himself on the defensive, and at a loss how to continue. Thus the text move may be as good as any other.] [Footnote G: 24. Kt. to R's 4th would be much stronger,...