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By Irving Chernev

A call for participation to Chess is likely to be the main profitable chess booklet ever written, with revenues of over 100,000. it's a uncomplicated rookies ebook, beginning with the strikes of the items and speedily advancing to extra complicated difficulties and examples.

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Playing; The game is over when the capture of cannot be prevented. With the checkmate of the King factor, the end of a the last stages . game of the Kings the determining of chess is unpredictable except in Sometimes a made comparatively early in attack as one the proceedings and if the moves. At other times, no attempt is made to directly assault the King until most of the pieces have disappeared from the board by captures and recaptures ( exchanges ) . Each game has dis­ tinctive and individual characteristics; except in rare in­ stances, r10 two games a re ever alike.

I-­�. � . §. -·- �- � 3A 3B The King Is in Check of check by moving away (as in 1B) or the Black Rook can be interposed to break up tli e attack . :r Ixi rrier be­ hveen hiinsclf and tlic \"V-hitc Rook. \l"fLY happens that the player whose King is in check can choose ben:veen the three methods described above. Two or three of these �Nays of getting out of check may be available. In such cases , the player may select \Vhichcver 1nethod he prefers. Of cours e, if only one n1ethod is possible> he inust get out of check by the only available means� 31 CHECKMATING TH E IF check and it is impossible to get him out of check by any of the three methods described on the previous pages, the King is checkmated and the player thus checkmated has lost the ganie.

Ll - - . • •��. I-­�. � . §. -·- �- � 3A 3B The King Is in Check of check by moving away (as in 1B) or the Black Rook can be interposed to break up tli e attack . :r Ixi rrier be­ hveen hiinsclf and tlic \"V-hitc Rook. \l"fLY happens that the player whose King is in check can choose ben:veen the three methods described above. Two or three of these �Nays of getting out of check may be available. In such cases , the player may select \Vhichcver 1nethod he prefers. Of cours e, if only one n1ethod is possible> he inust get out of check by the only available means� 31 CHECKMATING TH E IF check and it is impossible to get him out of check by any of the three methods described on the previous pages, the King is checkmated and the player thus checkmated has lost the ganie.

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