The International Chess Magazine, Volume 7

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Page 168 - Child was seventy-one years of age at the time of his death and was one of the oldest members of the local club.
Page 136 - Each game played between two players is expressed by'two numbers ; the one obtained by adding the won games of each of the two players, goes to the winning score of the winner of the game, and the other number, obtained by adding the lost games of each of the two players, goes to the losing score of the loser of the game. In drawn games each player receives half of their won games to his winning score and half of their lost games to his losing score.
Page 142 - ... robe. Behind these are other figures in rich dresses ; one, clad in blue-black of the deepest dye, gives relief to the others. On a bench near, an Arab is seated eating from a metal dish...
Page 138 - ... in Tournaments, I have to say, in conclusion, the following : — " If the games won or lost in a Tournament are not scored according to their quality, and a game won or lost against the strongest player counts the same as won or lost against the weakest player, the scoring is not correct, misleading, and the result may be an unjust distribution of the money prizes. The new system is therefore necessary, especially as it ascertains with absolute...
Page 142 - The principal light is thrown on the two Chess players, seated cross-legged on a mat to the left ; one of them is dressed in a white turba'n and red caftan, and is calmly smoking a hookah, attended...
Page 130 - The thirty-second annual general meeting of the City of London Chess Club was held on...
Page 138 - If it is now asked what is the utility and advantage of this new system over the ordinary way of scoring and distributing prizes in tournaments, I have to say, in conclusion, the following : — If the games won or lost in a tournament are not scored according to their quality, and a game won or lost against the strongest player counts the same as won or lost against the weakest player, the scoring is not correct and misleading.
Page 115 - Countess of Zetland and a large number of other distinguished patrons, among whom were the...
Page 142 - To the right of the picture a pleasantlooking young man in a graceful yellow robe is standing near a grim, middle-aged Turk, and forms a good contrast. In the distance, on this side, are some Egyptian buildings with towers, under the shade of which a camel and camel drivers are reposing.
Page 188 - He could have made a better fight for a draw by retaking with the Queen, and he could then stand exchanging pieces, as his King would afford protection for his Pawns in the ending. His weak KP now becomes the mark of attack and must soon fall, which practically ends the game.

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