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By Dr. S. Tartakower, J. du Mont

Vast selection of nice chess video games from 1798 via 1938, with a lot hard-to-find fabric. absolutely annotated, prepared via establishing for simpler examine. one hundred fifty years of grasp play!

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Re6-d6 Kf7-e7 2. Rd6-e6 + Ke7-f7 3. Re6-d6 Kf7-e7 4. Rd6-e6 + Ke7-f7 5. Re6-d6 Drawn by three-time repetition of position. 44 D. Ulyanov White to play and mate in 3 moves 1. Bb1-a2 d6-d5 2. d2-d4! c4xd3 (en passant) 3. Ba2xd5#. Checkmate. Lesson Two A. Check Lesson 1 homework (if necessary). B. Review Questions: 1. What is the most powerful move in a chess game? 2. Can a player pass his turn? 3. Which pieces can be moved before any pawn moves have been made? Try to answer Questions 4–8 without looking at a chessboard.

Just like stalemate, perpetual check too can be planned in advance by a player. Sometimes players even sacrifice pieces in order to obtain a draw by perpetual check. Now let us look at a game played between two World Champions in the year 1914. White was 22-year-old Alexandre Alekhine, who became World Champion in 1927 by defeating the Cuban Jose Raoul Capablanca. Black was the reigning World Champion Emanuel Lasker, who won the title in 1894 and kept it for 27 years, until he lost it to Capablanca in 1921.

Rinck, 1912 White to play and draw 1. Kf2-g3 h7-h5 2. e2-e4 Kh1-g1 3. e4-e5 d6xe5 Stalemate Black could not play 3. d6-d5, as White would have won by Queening his pawn. 39 White to play and draw 1. Nc7-e8 + Kf6-e6 2. Ne8-c7 + Ke6-f6 3. Nc7-e8 + Perpetual check. 40 Black to play and draw 1. Nh6-g8 + 2. Ke7-e8 Ng8-f6 + 3. Ke8-e7 Nf6-g8 + Or 3. Nf6-d5 +, and the White King cannot escape from perpetual check without losing a Rook. 41 From a game played by A. Neuman White to play and draw 1. Re1-e8 + !

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