Mr. Hoyle's Game of Chess; Including His Chess Lectures, with Selections from Other Amateurs

Mr. Hoyle's Game of Chess; Including His Chess Lectures, with Selections from Other Amateurs

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...GAME XXXVII. SITUATION FOR WINNING. White king in the black king's rook's square. White pawn in the black king's knight's second square. Black king in the white king's square. Black queen in the white queen's square. Black is to play. The black queen gives check in her rook's fourth square, by which she gains a move for her king; and, as often as she forces the white king to go behind, his pawn, she gives a move to her kicg. PHILIDOR'S SELECT GAMES AT CHESS. GAME THE FIRST. Beginning with White. Illustrated by Observations on the most material Moves; and two Back Games; one commencing at the 12f/i, and the second at the 37th Move. 1 W. f I 'HE king's pawn two steps. 2 W. The king's bishop at his queen's bishop's fourth square, B. The same. 3 W. The queen's bishop's pawn one move. B. The king's knight at his bishop's third square, 4 W. The queen's pawn two moves. B. The pawn takes it. 5 W. The pawn retakes the pawn t. B. The king's bishop at his queen's knighf s third square f. This pawn is played two moves for important reasons; 1st to prevent the adversary's king's bishop from playing upon your king's bishop's pawn; 2d, to put the strength of your pawns in the middle of the exchequer; of great consequence to attaiD the making of a queen. + When the game is in this situation, (viz.) one of your pawns at your king's, and another at your queen's fourth square, push neither of them before your adversary proposes to change ope for the other: in that case advance the attacked pawn. Pawns, when sustained in a front line, obstruct very much the adversary's pieces from entering in your game, or taking an advantageous post. t If instead of withdrawing his bishop, he gives check with it, you are to cover the check with your bishop, in order to retake his...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236600975
  • 9781236600974