Lasker's Chess Magazine ..., Volume 2

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Emanuel Lasker
E. Lasker, 1905 - Chess
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Page 31 - The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But also we know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.
Page 31 - Yet, it is a very plain and elementary truth that the life, the fortune, and the happiness of every one of us, and, more or less, of those who are connected with us, do depend upon our knowing something of the rules of a game infinitely more difficult and complicated than chess. It is a game which has been...
Page 31 - Suppose it were perfectly certain that the life and fortune of every one of us would, one day or other, depend upon his winning or losing a game of chess. Don't you think that we should all consider it to be a primary duty to learn at least the names and the moves of the pieces ; to have a notion of a gambit, and a keen eye for all the means of giving and getting out of check ? Do you...
Page 213 - To those who understand chess, this exertion of M. Philidor's. abilities must appear one of the greatest of which the human memory is susceptible. He goes through it with astonishing accuracy and often corrects mistakes in those who have the board before them.
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Page 213 - Yesterday, at the Chess-club in St. James's Street, Mr. PHILIDOR performed one of those wonderful exhibitions for which he is so much celebrated. He played at the same time three different games, without seeing either of the tables. His opponents were Count BRUHL, Mr. BOWDLER, and Mr. MASERES. To those who understand chess, this exertion of Mr.
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