Synopsis of Chess Openings: A Tabular Analysis

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R. Clarke & Company, 1884 - Chess - 270 pages
This book gives an overview of the opening phase of chess and contains a tabular analysis of moves.

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Page 242 - RULES FOR PLAYING THE GAME AT ODDS. I. In games where one player gives the odds of a piece, or " the exchange," or allows his opponent to count drawn games as won, or agrees to check-mate with a particular man, or on a particular square, he has the right to choose the men, and to move first, unless an arrangement to the contrary is agreed to between the combatants. II. When the odds of Pawn and one move, or Pawn and more than one move are given, the Pawn given must be the King's Bishop's Pawn when...
Page 240 - A player who touches with his hand (except accidentally) one of his own men when it is his turn to play, must move it if it can be legally moved, unless before touching it he...
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Page 241 - COUNTING FIFTY MOVES. If, at any period during a game, either player persist in repeating a particular check, or series of checks, or persist in repeating any particular line of play which does not advance the game ; or if " a game-ending" be of doubtful character as to its being a win or a draw ; or if a win be possible, but the skill to force the game questionable ; then either player may demand judgment of the Umpire as to its being a proper game to be determined as drawn at the end of fifty additional...
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Page 241 - No complaint respecting an adversary's time can be considered, unless this rule be strictly complied with. But nothing herein is intended to affect the penalty for exceeding the time limit as registered. ABANDONING THE GAME. If either player abandon the game by quitting the table in anger, or in an otherwise offensive manner; or by momentarily resigning the game; or refuses to abide by the decision of the Umpire, the game must be scored against him. If a player absent himself from the table, or manifestly...
Page 241 - Л stale-mate is a drawn game. TIME LIMIT. The penalty for exceeding the time limit is the forfeiture of the game. It shall be the duty of each player, as soon as his move be made, to stop his own register of time and start that of his opponent, whether the time be taken by clocks, sand-glasses, or otherwise. No complaint respecting an adversary's time can be considered, unless this rule be strictly complied with. But nothing herein is intended to affect the penalty for exceedicg the time limit as...
Page 241 - Squares. While the hand remains upon a man, it may be moved to any square that it commands, except such squares as may have been touched by it during the deliberation on the move ; but if all the squares which it commands have been so touched, then the man must be played to such of the squares as the adversary may elect.

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