The Chess Player's Chronicle Volume 9

The Chess Player's Chronicle Volume 9

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...27. Q. to B. eighth (check) 28. Q. to K. sixth (check) And White. (hon. Sec.) 7. P. to Q. third 6. B. to Q. second 9. Q. takes B. 10. P. to K. fourth 11. Kt. takes P. 12. B. takes Kt. 13. Castles 14. K. to Q. Kt. square 15. P. to Q. R. third 16. P. to K. R. fourth 17. Q. toK. Kt. second 18. K. to B. square (c) 19. K. takes Kt. 20. P. to K. R. fifth 21. K. to his second 22. Kt. to K. B. third 28. Kt. to Q. second 24. P. to K. Kt. fourth 25. K. takes R. 26. K. to his square 27. K. to his second wins. Notes. (a) Mr. Forth's play throughout this game is a brilliant indication of his genius for Chess. Every move tells, and his usually skilful opponent is literally crushed under the weight of the odds, and the power with which the advantage is wielded. (6) Beautifully played. (c) Had he taken the Kt., Black would have mated him in three moves. (d) All this is in the best style. White. (hon. Sec.) 4. Q. Kt. to B. third 5. P. to K. third 6. P. to Q. fourth 7. P. takes P. 8. B. to K. B. fourth 9. K. Kt. to K. second 10. P. to Q. R. fourth 11. K. B. to Kt. second 12. Castles 13. Q. to Kt. third 14. Q. R. to K. square 15. Q. to Q. B. second 16. K. Kt. to Q. B. square 17. P. takes B. 18. B. to K. fifth 19. Kt. to Q. third 20. P. to K. R. third (b) 21. Kt. takes Kt. 22. Q. to her square 23. Q. to K. R. fifth 24. Kt. to his fourth 25. Q. takes Kt. j 26. Q. takes Q. 27. P. to Q. B. fourth 28. B. takes R. (d) 29. P. takes Q. P. 30. R. to K. fifth 31. B. to K. Kt. second 32. B. takes Q. P. (check) 33. R. takes R. 34. R. to Q. eighth (check) 35. R. to K. R. eighth 36. B. to R. seventh (check) 37. R. takes Q. Kt. P. 38. K. to Kt. second surrenders. (/) Notes. (a) This may be ventured when the Pawn and one move only are given, but is giving up too much at more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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