Chess rendered familiar by tabular demonstrations of the various positions and movements, as described by Philidor. With many other moves, and a concise intr. to the game, by J.G. Pohlman
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Seite 1 - ... 22. When the adversary has no more than his king and one pawn on the board, and you a king only, you can never lose that game if you bring and keep your king opposite to your adversary's, when he is immediately either before or on one side of his pawn, and only one house between the kings. This must then either be a drawn game, or if the opponent persists in his endeavours to win, he will lose by a stalemate, by drawing you upon the last square.
Seite 4 - ... of it, to spoil your situation, and mend his own : but when you are strongest, especially by a piece, and have not an immediate check-mate in view, then every time you exchange, your advantage increases. Again, when you have played a piece, and your adversary opposes one to you, exchange directly, for he wants to remove you : prevent him, and do not lose the move. 34. Every now and then examine your game, and then take measures accordingly. 35. At the latter end of the game, especially •when...
Seite 1 - This must then either be a drawn game, or if the opponent persists in his endeavours to win, he will lose by a stalemate, by drawing you upon the last square. 23. When your adversary has one pawn on the rook's line, with a king and bishop against a king only, and his bishop is not of the colour that commands the corner-house his pawn is going to, if you can get your king into that corner, you cannot lose that game, but may win by a stale-mate. 24. When...