The Chess player's chronicle, Volume 8

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Page 84 - Every Pawn which has reached the eighth or last square of the chess-board, must be immediately exchanged for a Queen or any other Piece the player may think fit, even though all the Pieces remain on the board. It follows, therefore, that he may have two or more Queens, three or . more Rooks, Bishops, or Knights.
Page 160 - I have always loved chess; but, alas! for many long years have had no time to sacrifice to its shrine. The pleasure with which I greet its great representative in France is not thereby diminished.' His Majesty then continued in English (which he speaks remarkably well), ' You are about to revisit England, and will again participate in these interesting chess reunions, I heartily congratulate you on the pleasure you will enjoy; felicitating yon in the development you have so ably given to the serious...
Page 176 - The toast was drunk with three times three and one cheer more. Mr. EVAN DAVIES said, on behalf of the Committee of the Wenlock Farmers...
Page 273 - Chess-Play," examines this mode of continuing the Giuoco Piano, as follows : White. 1. KP two. 2. K. Kt. to B. 3d. 3. KB to QB 4th. 4.
Page 160 - Richard Garvey introduced the following sentiment into his speech: — 'Would that our heart-felt aspirations for a continuance of the entente cordiale could penetrate the halls of St.
Page 287 - B. 3d 3. KB to QB 4th KB to QB 4th 4. Q. Kt. P.
Page 406 - Black. (VDL) 1. KP 2. KP 2 2. K. Kt. to B. 3d Q. Kt. to B. 3d 3.
Page 160 - Amant having waited in the talan a few minutes, the King being quite alone with his subject, having closed the door after him. His health seemed all that France and Europe could wish, his manner that of a high-bred gentleman speaking to his equal.
Page 305 - White. Black. 1. KP 2 KP 2 2. K. Kt. to B. 3d Q. Kt. to B. 3d 3.
Page 160 - Philippe's kindly acceptance of last year's good wishes will not fail to be duly appreciated. These chess passages are delightful to the poet, and the enthusiast; they make the crooked ways of life straight, and the rongh places of politics plain. Honour to chess, as affording a neutral ground on which Kings, Queens, Bishops, and Pawns, may meet in all amity and good feeling.

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