The Chess-player's Handbook: A Popular and Scientific Introduction to the Game of Chess
George Bell & Sons, 1890 - Chess - 544 pages
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2nd best 4th best 4th move advance advantage attack B's 3rd B's 4th ch B's sq B's square Beginning at Black's Beginning at White's best move better game Bishop Black play Castles on Q's CHAPTER Chess defence draw the game drawn game Edition favour following moves Gambit GAME THE SECOND German Handbuch interpose K. B. to Q K's 2nd K's Kt K's sq King's Bishop's Knight Kt.'s 5th ch Kt.'s sq Laza Lolli mate Memoir move 9 Notes Philidor Piece or Pawn play Q player Portrait Q. B. P. takes Q. B. takes Q. B. to K Q. B. to K's Q's Kt Q's side Q's sq Queen R's 3rd ch R's 5th ch R's sq reply Rook Rook's Salvio second place take the Kt take the Pawn takes K. B. P. ch takes K. P. takes K. P. ch takes Kt takes Q Trans VARIATION vols White playing
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