Chess Monthly: An American Chess Serial, Volume 4

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Willard Fiske, Paul Charles Morphy
P. Miller and Son, 1860 - Chess

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Page 199 - Yes! where is he, the champion and the child Of all that's great or little, wise or wild? Whose game was empires, and whose stakes were thrones? Whose table earth — whose dice were human bones?
Page 90 - After some conversation, the duke observed an old chess-board hanging up ; and, as he was passionately fond of the game, he asked the clergyman whether he could play. The latter told him, that he could play pretty tolerably ; but found it difficult in that part of the country to get an antagonist. " I am your man,
Page 178 - MILLER. 1. P. to K. fourth 2. K. Kt. to B. third 3. KB to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt. fourth 5. P. to QB third 6.
Page 216 - Kt. to 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 Black.
Page 178 - KNOX. 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Q. Kt. to B. third 3. KB to QB fourth 4. B. takes Q. Kt. P.
Page 2 - ... of a subject. Another may feel the whole weight of a question, nothing relating to it may be lost upon him, and yet he may be able to give no account of the manner in which it affects him, or to drag his reasons from their silent lurking-places. This last will be a wise man, though neither a logician nor rhetorician.
Page 274 - RIVIERE. 1. P. to K. fourth 2. P. to KB fourth 3. K. Kt. to B. third 4. P. to K.
Page 91 - The good clergyman was some time before he could imagine it to be any more than a jest, and hesitated to obey the mandate ; but, as his wife insisted on his making a trial, he went up to town, and, to his unspeakable satisfaction, found the contents of the note literally true.
Page 246 - SAALBACH. 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Q. Kt, to B. third 3. P. takes P. 4. KB to QB fourth 5.
Page 91 - I cannot beat you." The day continuing rainy, the duke accepted his offer ; when his antagonist played so much better, that he won every game. This was so far from fretting the duke, that he was pleased to meet a man who could give so much entertainment at his favorite game.

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