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 Knight 11 Pawn 12 Bishop 12 King 13 Queen 16 Rook 23 Rook 29 2 Bishop 32 Rook 38 3 Knight 9 Bishop 9 King 9 Knight 9 Pawn 9 Queen adver adversary adversary's attack Bishop 13 Bishop 27 Bishop 35 Bishop 44 Bishop 59 Bishop 62 Black King Black Pawn Castles to 63 drawn game Erample fºr Gambit game is lost game of Chess GB WHITE giving Check-mate King 14 King 21 King 37 King 63 King 9 King Castles Knight 22 Knight 46 Knight 58 Knight 63 Mate moved your Pawn moving his Pawn ºr See Game Pawn 12 Pawn 29 Pawn 37 Philidor's Piece or Pawn Pieces and Pawns play player pushed forward Queen 29 Queen 32 Queen 48 Queen 53 Queen 60 Regular Party Rook 57 Rook 62 situation ſº ſºr squares taken his Pawn White King White Pawn win the game
Seite 223 - 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 224 - ... 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 223 - 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 220 - ... 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 213 - 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 211 - 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 211 - 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 236 - ... 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.