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By Irving Chernev

A call for participation to Chess is likely to be the main winning chess e-book ever written, with revenues of over 100,000. it's a uncomplicated newbies e-book, beginning with the strikes of the items and quickly advancing to extra complicated difficulties and examples.

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At this stage,. we ca11 describe the procedure only· ii1 gen­ terms. The player \vitl1 the white pieces always starts eral he makes the opening first; m ove . and the At pass his m ove . ture of his pieces required to one At the Captures inform beginning to or to n ot are co1npt1lsot)'� your at next tl1rn. them get on to object is to free squares where they \viii the fullest adva11tage. Tl1e forces to be mobilized for tl1e ensuiI1g battle . As tl1e various strategical plans carry out. The forces defe11d )'OU n o r are of the game� the main exercise tl1eir power try .

Slack· s �econd l\'love Black n1oves his King's Pawn t\vo squares. Black is the \Vl1 ite Queen's Pa\vn \vi th both Knight a nd n1nst decide "�hat to do about this. Tms attacking Pa\vn. 2 The Pa\vn moves to the 4th square in front of the King. A more accurate way of expressing this is to say that the Pawn moves to the 4th square on the King's file. The vertical rows of squares ( up and down the board ) are called "files'' and are natned after the pieces at the top and botto1n of each file in the starting line-up.

The game presented here was actually played many years ago in a chess tournament. In these events, the players al­ ways 'Write down their moves on a 't:score-sheet,'' Written records of the games are thus preserved and important games are published in newsp a pers, 1nagazines and books. it the publication of games in compact form, a simple <(code'' of symbols and abbreviations has been develope d , Under the comment on each move in the following game, we briefly explain how chess-players would record the nlove in what is known as ('descriptive chess notation,"',.

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