The Chess Amateur Volume 2

The Chess Amateur Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...are to hand: - g d Amount previously acknowledged. 20 16 0 Mr. Alain C. White. New York... 1 1 - Mr H. E. Price, Birmingham... 1 U - Mr. Percv Alexander, Birmingham o Mr. F..viills, Birmingham... Jj Mr B E. Sparshott, Birmingham. o Mr. P. J. S., Birmingham...... j - Mr. T. H. Billington, Birmingham 4 U Mr. O. Rodway, London 1 0 Mr. J. Goode, Rugby? Mr. "X.," Birmingham J - Mr. B. B. Hague, Birmingham... i - Mr. F. 0. Egger, Birmingham... " Mr F. A. Badams, Birmingham... & J- Mr. F. H. Guest Kdgbaston... 5 U Smaller sums remitted direct... - - The presentation will be made at the Cable Match and intending subscribers should remit to Mr. P. H. Williams, hon. treasurer. Mr Gittins is unfortunately still out of employment and help is urgently needed. Winners for March, 1908: (ex aequo) G W. Chandler and C. Salt. Please write early if mistakes or claims are to be noted, Denotes previous winners. THE Sans Voir Problemist, ALAIN C. WHITE. Playing Chess blindfold has always been a feat to arouse admiration and wonderment, and a good deal has been written to try and explain the processes employed--notably the ai tides appearing in La Strategic of 18S)'2-3 in connection with Professor A. Binet's experiments on the subject at La Sorbonne University in Paris. I know, however, of no discussion of sans voir problem solving and composing, nor any comparison between it and actual play. Yet to anyone who will stop to think certain distinctions appear very forcibly, and though I make no claim to great ability in the blindfold line the few experiments 1 have tried seem to bring out clear results. In the first place how Khali the blindfold problemist visualize his work P I use the term...
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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236523164
  • 9781236523167