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ANDERSSEN attack better Bishop Black CAMPBELL Castles CHESS PLAYER'S CHRONICLE Club defence drawn eighth check England English FALKBEER fifth 19 fifth check four fourth 14 fourth check give given half calf Herr HARRWITZ Herr L÷wenthal History K. B. second K. B. square K. B. third K. B. to Q K. B. to Q. B. K. R. fifth King King's Knight London loses lost ls 6d match mates meeting Messrs MORPHY move Notes once Opening Pawn piece plates played players position present Problem published Q. B. fourth Q. B. seventh Q. B. takes Q. R. to Q Queen readers resigned Rook second 17 second 9 Secretary seems Seven seventh check side sixth square 18 square 20 STAUNTON takes K. B. P. takes K. P. takes Kt takes Q third 14 third 9 vols White wins young
Page 70 - MY little love, do you remember, Ere we were grown so sadly wise, Those evenings in the bleak December, Curtained warm from the snowy weather, When you and I played chess together, Checkmated by each other's eyes...
Page 70 - Mid Life's perplexing checkers made, And many a game with Fortune played, — What is it we have won ? This, this at least — if this alone ; — That never, never, never more, As in those old still nights of yore (Ere we were grown so sadly wise), Can you and I shut out the skies, Shut out the world, and wintry weather, And, eyes exchanging warmth with eyes, Play chess, as then we played, together ! SONG.
Page 235 - HARRWITZ.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Kt. to KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4.
Page 257 - O true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images, and divining arrows, are an abomination of the work of Satan; therefore avoid them, that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred among you, by means of wine and lots, and to divert you from remembering God, and from prayer; will ye not therefore abstain from them?
Page 365 - B. to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt. fourth 5. P. to QB third 6.
Page 70 - Curtained warm from the snowy weather, When you and I played chess together, Checkmated by each other's eyes ? Ah ! still I see your soft white hand Hovering warm o'er Queen and Knight ; Brave Pawns in valiant battle stand ; The double Castles guard the wings ; The Bishop, bent on distant things, Moves, sidling, through the fight. Our fingers touch ; our glances meet, And falter ; falls your golden hair Against my cheek ; your bosom sweet Is heaving. Down the field, your Queen Rides slow, her soldiery...
Page 291 - Arabian learning shone with a brighter lustre, and continued to flourish to a later period, than in the schools of the East. Cordova, Seville, and Granada rivalled each other in the magnificence of their academies, colleges, and libraries.