A new treatise on the game of chess: on a plan of progressive improvement, hitherto unattempted : containing a very considerable number of general rules, explanations, notes and examples : the object of these rules, &c. is to enable unpractised players to avoid crowded games, to bring their pieces into action speedily and properly, to become well acquainted with the board, and gradually to comprehend and overcome the difficulties of this scientifick game : and examples of intricate combination, illustrated by games and positions, teaching both attack and defence : and adapted to the higher classes of players: concluding with a selection of unpublished games, chiefly gambits : analysed with great care : and including many remarkable situations, equally instructive and interesting
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