An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess: Containing One Hundred Examples of Games, and a Great Variety of Critical Situations and Conclusions, Including the Whole of Philidor's Analysis, with Selections from Stamma, the Calabrois, &c, to which are Added, Caissa, a Poem, by Sir William Jones, The Morals of Chess, by Dr. Franklin, &c
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11 King 11 Knight 11 Pawn 12 Bishop 12 King 13 Queen 16 Rook 23 Rook 32 Rook 9 Bishop 9 King 9 Knight 9 Pawn 9 Queen advantage adversary adversary's afterwards attack better Bishop 13 Bishop 27 Bishop 35 Bishop 44 Bishop 59 Bishop 62 Black King called Castles to 63 Check-mate drawn game enable endeavour Example exchange force four gain Gambit game is lost game of Chess give given King 14 King 37 King 63 King 9 King Castles King's Knight 22 Knight 46 Knight 58 Knight 63 lose Mate move Party Pawn 12 Pawn 29 Pawn 37 Philidor's Pieces or Pawns placed play player prevent pushed forward Queen 32 Queen 48 Queen 53 Queen 60 Rook 57 Rook 62 royal Second side situation squares stand supported taken Third Variation White King
Seite 219 - Caution, not to make our moves too hastily. This habit is best acquired by observing strictly the laws of the game ; such as, " If you touch a piece, you must move it somewhere ; if you set it down, you must let it stand...
Seite 220 - ... and it is therefore best that these rules should be observed ; as the game thereby becomes more the image of human life, and particularly of war ; in which, if you have incautiously put yourself into a bad and dangerous position, you cannot obtain your enemy's leave to withdraw your troops, and place them more securely, but you must abide all the consequences of your rashness. And, lastly, we learn by chess the habit of not being discouraged by present bad appearances in the state of our affairs,...
Seite 219 - If I move this piece, what will be the advantage of my new situation? What use can my adversary make of it to annoy me? What other moves can I make to support it and to defend myself from his attacks?
Seite 216 - ... tis e'en a joy to yield). Each guileful snare and subtle art he tries, But finds his art less powerful than her eyes ; Wisdom and strength superior charms obey: And beauty, beauty wins the long-fought day.
Seite 209 - Hear then the tale which they to Colin sung, As idling o'er the lucid wave he hung : — A lovely Dryad rang'd the Thracian wild, Her air enchanting and her aspect mild : To chase the bounding hart was all her joy,— Averse from Hymen and the Cyprian boy : O'er hills and valleys was her beauty fam'd, And fair Caissa was the damsel nam'd.
Seite 10 - ... should not stir them till forced to it. 17. Endeavour to have a move in ambuscade ; that is, place the queen, bishop, or rook behind a pawn, or a piece, in such a manner, as...
Seite 207 - Behold four archers (e), eager to advance, Send the light reed, and rush with sidelong glance ; Through angles ever they assault the foes, True to the colour which at first they chose.
Seite 207 - He once imprison'd, all the conflict ends. The queens exulting near their consorts stand; Each bears a deadly falchion in her hand; Now here, now there, they bound with furious pride, And thin the trembling ranks from side to side; Swift as Camilla flying o'er the main, Or lightly skimming o'er the dewy plain : Fierce as they seem, some bold Plebeian spear May pierce their shield, or stop their full career.
Seite 252 - A Treatise on the Nature, Economy, and Practical Management of Bees ; in which the various Systems of the British and Foreign Apiarians are examined, and the most improved Methods laid down for effectually preserving the Lives of the Bees. Containing, also...
Seite 232 - ... was all he had to maintain a wife and six children. When the duke alighted, the clergyman, not knowing his rank, begged him to come in and dry himself; which the other accepted, by borrowing a pair of old worsted stockings and slippers, and warming himself by a good fire.