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

Mr. Hoyl'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: ...steps. B. J-The same. v 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 knight's third square 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 attain 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 one 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. X 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 bishop with your knight, in case he takes yours j your knight will 6 TV. The queen's knight at liis bishop's third square. B. The king castles on his own side. 7 W. The king's knight at his king's second square. B. The queen's bishop's pawn one move. 8 W. The king's bishop at his queen's third square t. B. The qneen's pawn two moves. 9 W. The king's pawn one move. B. The king's knight at his king's square. 10 W. The queen's bishop at his king's third square. B. The king's bishop's pawn one move f. 11 W. The queen at her second square . then defend your king's pawn, otherwise unguarded. But perhaps he may not take your bishop, because a good...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236545516
  • 9781236545510