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. 1896 Excerpt: ...tendency, better was O to K 2, 01 B to O? followed by P to K 4. 'V s In this game a great many moves are made without any special effect. Black has obtained an equal game long ago. 4 No clear plan can be perceived in White's play. 5 Nor is there much of a plan in Black's game; this is perhaps the most tedious game that was played at Hastings. 6 Both players have a great deal of patience. 7 Now at last it begins to get more interesting. White has arranged his Pieces with some definite object, and with this move he succeeds in breaking through. After P to B 4 White might have sacrificed for the King's Pawn with success. 9 A great mistake, which gives Black an opportunity for a beautiful combination by which he decides the game in his favour. With the simple move 47. B x P White had an advantage; for instance, if B x P, 48. P to Q 6, ch, B to K 3; 49. P to Q 7, R to K 2; 50. B to Q B 7 and wins; again, if 47.... B x B; 48. R x B, R x R; 49. P to Q 6, ch, with an advantage for White; or again, if 47.... R x B; 48. R R, Q to B 3; 49. R to K 8, ch, K to Kt 2; 50. P to Kt 5, or P to Kt 3. 10 The decisive move; if the Rook moves from K 5, then Q to R 7, ch, and Q to R 8 is threatened. 11 After K to B sq there comes Q to Q R 6, ch, and B to K B 4 wins the Queen. 12 The Queen is lost after 57. Q to Q B 2, by Q x P, ch; 58. K to B sq, B to R 6, ch; 59. K to Kt sq; or after 57. K to B sq, by Q to R 6, ch; 58. K to Q sq, Q to R 8, ch; 59. K to B 2, B to K B 4. 1 Leading to a drawn position. This variation has been played so often that it is entirely exhausted, and affords no chance for either player to try for a win. 8 The manoeuvres of the White King and Queen have enabled Black to begin an attack on the weak Queen's side Pawns, which he conducts with great energy. Whi...
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